Watch MFA Graphic Design Student Krishnapriya Dutta Gupta on Adobe Live

Watch MFA Graphic Design Student Krishnapriya Dutta Gupta on Adobe Live

We have some big news to share coming out of Academy of Art's School of Graphic Design! MFA Graphic Design student Krishnapriya Dutta Gupta (KP) is taking center stage on Adobe Live this week as she…

Ten Questions with Icelandic Urban Knight Jón Jóhannesson

Ten Questions with Icelandic Urban Knight Jón Jóhannesson

Iceland. It's becoming one of the most Instagram-worthy places to vacation for people around the world, offering picturesque views of volcanoes, geysers, hot springs, lava fields, and the Northern…

Hanna Abbi-Hanna Named Best Lead Animator at 2018 Annie Awards

Hanna Abi-Hanna Named Best Lead Animator at 2018 Annie Awards

On February 3, the 45th annual Annie Awards showcased some of the best of the past year's animation on the largest stage in Hollywood. With a total of 36 categories ranging from Best Animated Feature…

Academy of Art Grad Kendall Long: America’s New Reality Show Sweetheart?

If you follow our blog, you already know that Academy of Art University has a graduate competing for love on Season 22 of ABC’s The Bachelor.  Kendall Long (COM, 2014)  graduated with a bachelor’s…

Academy Alumnus Creates Famous Super Bowl Commercials for Honda

Academy Alumnus Creates Famous Super Bowl Commercials for Honda

The Super Bowl. It's the biggest show in the world. And with over 110 million people watching, it’s no wonder marketers drop millions of dollars for a 30-second ad spot. In fact, Super Bowl…

Stephanie Thomas Doesn't Let Disabilities Limit Her Abilities

Stephanie Thomas Doesn’t Let Disabilities Limit Her Abilities

Stephanie Thomas (MFA, 2013 Fashion Journalism) is used to going above and beyond. When doctors said she’d never be able to walk or dance because she was born missing toes on both of her feet, she…

How an Indian Engineering Student Became a Top Animator

How an Indian Engineering Student Became a Top Animator

Wondering how an Indian engineering student became a top animator? Visit 2014 Academy of Art University grad Saurabh Maurya’s portfolio and you’ll see what it takes. He is credited in a number of…

YMA Scholarship

Three School of Fashion Students Awarded Scholarships in NYC

Academy of Art University is proud to announce that three School of Fashion students were recently awarded scholarships at the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund awards ceremony in New York City. Simon…

Abigail Muñoz is Living Out Every '90s Kid's Dream Working at Nickelodeon

Visual Artist Abigail Muñoz is Living Out Every Kid’s Dream at Nickelodeon

You may not know her by name, but chances are you’ve seen her work. Facebook stickers and frames, anyone? Abigail Muñoz, a 2015 Visual Development BFA grad from Academy of Art University, was an…

Photographer Finds His Voice

Gregory Beams does what he loves for a living. He's confident in his artistic abilities, and is enjoying success in his dream career as a professional photographer. For many, doing what you love…