Welcome Grover C. Dear Jr

Join us in welcoming Grover C. Dear Jr. to Academy of Art University! A 45-year veteran of the architectural profession and one of the 20 “World’s Leading Design Names of 2016,” according to the U.K.-based interior design magazine, Design et al, Dear is the new executive director of the School of Interior Architecture & Design, and comes to the Academy from Hong Kong, where he has led ARCHASIA Hong Kong Limited, a global architectural practice, since 1987. Dear will be on site in San Francisco on a full-time basis in time for the Summer Semester.