688 Sutter Gallery

RSVP: A Tale of Two Solo Exhibits: Sutter Gallery Presents

Event: Split Solos - Fangxin Wei and Xiao Jin * Fangxin Wei – May 2-30, 2019 * Xiao Jin – May 2-31, 2019 Venue: 688 Sutter Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30AM-5:30PM | Sat-Sun: 10AM-6PM The 688 Sutter…

Wenying Liu exhibit poster

RSVP: Wenying Liu’s Into Art: A Photographic Deconstruction on Exhibit

Event: Wenying Liu – Into Art: A Photographic DeconstructionOpening Reception: May 10, 2019, Friday Time: 4:30-7:30PMVenue: 79 New Montgomery

Shazam in a convenience store

Academy Alumni in the Animation Industry Put the Magic in Shazam!

When asked to say the magic word, you might think of “Abracadabra,” “Open Sesame,” or even “Please." In this case, the right answer is Shazam!

Rosie the Riveter

12 Famous Women Artists and Designers Across the Bay

Women everywhere deserve to be honored every single day, no question about it. Still, it’s nice to have an entire month slated as the official time to recognize the amazing accomplishments of women…

Virtual Raelity in Industrial Design

Course Spotlight: Academy of Art Stays Ahead of the VR Curve

Academy of Art University has been on the virtual reality front lines since 2016, when the Schools of Communications & Media Technologies and Motion Pictures & Television hosted its…

Fuji Kindergarten Roof Deck by Tezuka Architects

Learning by Moving: Japanese Architect Designs with Space for Growth

“Always, people are asking, ‘What is architecture?’ It’s about the life.” This is just one of the many nuggets of wisdom that renowned Japanese architect Takaharu Tezuka shared with the audience…

Animation School Alumni Help Captain Marvel Become Marvel’s New Heroine

There’s a new captain in the Marvel Universe and you best believe she means business.

On Exhibit: A Veteran’s Journey From a Life in War to Art

From Iran to Thailand to the United States. For others, this may seem like an itinerary for an epic adventure. For Russel Fadavi, this was an itinerary for survival.

Art School Pride: Academy of Art Alumni at the 2019 Oscars *UPDATE*

The golden statues have all been given out, and we're proud to report that three of the films in our nominations list below actually got to bring home (at least) one each! Congratulations again to…

Interaction & UI/UX Design

Five Benefits of Learning UI/UX at Web Design School

Are you thinking about a web design career, but don’t know where to start? First, you should figure out what area you want to focus on. You can choose from many different areas, including user…