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…

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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…

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Yenifer Ubiera: Style Warrior

Passion+ the right instructors to push you along. That’s been the winning formula for Yenifer Ubiera, who found her calling via her Fashion Styling degree from the Academy’s online education…

Starting Up in Style: Alumna Launches Shopping Startup

A self-described “serial entrepreneur” and “recovering venture capitalist,” Camilla Olson is clearly undeterred by the path less traveled. Her journey through the world of corporations and startups…

Sculpture Alumna Debuts Solo Show

Academy of Art University alumna Yuqing “Max” Luo debuted her first solo show at the Cannery Galleries in May 2017. A recent MFA graduate from the School of Fine Art-Sculpture, Luo displayed her…