RSVP: Academy Galleries Present Perspectives (or Retrospectives) on Family and Childhood

Exhibition Run: May 2nd – May 30th, 2019Gallery: 625 Sutter Street Family can be complicated, and childhood can be complicated by family. This May, the Academy galleries are showcasing the works…

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

How Photography School Helps You Become a Visual Storyteller

Like any skillful painting, a great photograph tells a story, and a great series of photographs tells an epic story. Consider Walker Evans’ images of the Great Depression, published in the book Let…

How Going to Photography School Can Make a Difference in Your Career

Great photography is an art, not an app. Anyone can watch YouTube videos and post filtered shots on Instagram. Building a solid photography career, however, takes more than knowing the rule of…

The Personal Journey: Q&A with School of Photography Alumna

Each year, Academy of Art University hosts its much-anticipated Spring Show, an event where more than 1,000 students from over 30 areas of study (including the School of Photography) proudly display…

MFA Photography Student JK Wong Featured in Vogue Italia

At 22 years old, JK Wong has been published in Vogue Italia 37 times. That’s just the beginning for the Academy of Art University School of Photography MFA student. Although she only picked up a…

Your Best Shot: 5 Tips to Photographing Your Art for Success

Right now, students at Academy of Art University are busily finishing up classwork and prepping for exams as the Fall 2017 semester comes to a close. Creating a final project is often part of the…

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…

From Student to ‘Top Photographer’

Finding your focus is an essential part of the art of photography. For Academy of Art University alumnus and photographer Scott Borrero, it is exactly what helped him rise to the top. In Fall 2016,…

#AcademyAlum Scott Borrero Declared First-Ever Winner of “Top Photographer with Nigel Barker”

Congratulations to Academy of Art University alumnus Scott Borrero for being named the very first winner of the new AdoramaTV series “Top Photographer with Nigel Barker”! Borrero, 29, took the top…