It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to make it in the fashion industry. With the endless competition of young talent, it’s hard to stand out above the rest. The School of Fashion at the Academy of Art University is the place that can help designers do just that. The school is home to designers from China to the United States. They held its 21st runway showcase at Skylight Clarkson Square this year in September. Ten designers who are MFA and BFA graduates were able to debut their stunning collections. The audience including celebrity judge Ms. J Alexander from America’s Next Top Model and the Director of Education and Professional Development Sara Kozlowski. Both who were very impressed with the designer’s work in women’s and menswear.
The Academy of Art University is the largest accredited design school in the nation. The University was established in 1929 in San Francisco, CA. The bay area is known for its diverse population and the University has over 14,000 students from all over the world. It is so large with over thirty facilities of studios, residence halls, classrooms and galleries. You can earn your M.F.A., A.A., B.Arch., B.S., B.A., or B.F.A. You can even enroll in continuing art education to attend classes that are specific to your needs.
The Academy of Art University isn’t a college just for fashion design. You can take classes in Advertising, Animation and Visual Effects, Acting, Art Education, Art History, Architectural Design, Automotive Restoration, Art Teaching Credential, Fashion Journalism, Graphic Design, Game Development, Fine Art, Illustration, Interior Architecture, Web Design, Motion Pictures and Television, Multimedia Communications, Studio Production and Social Media just to name a few. There are also online degree programs available through the accredited University.
Students enjoy the professional environment and respect the instructors who are at the top of the industry. Graduates of The Academy of Art University have gone on to work for top companies such as: Disney, Adobe, Apple, Pixar, DreamWorks, EA Games and Tesla. Two times a year, the students are able to introduce their collections during New York Fashion Week.