The granddaddy of all of the fashion events in the United States is New York Fashion Week. At the last New York Fashion Week event, the Academy of Art University put on a runway show that featured 10 recent graduates in both the University’s bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in fashion.
For the ten graduates, the years of hard work that they put into their program boiled down to a mere matter of minutes where their final clothing designs were put on display to a crowd full of fashion icons, industry media and celebrities. The graduates from the program featured lineups that catered to both men’s and women’s fashion. The diverse background of the students and their lines impressed the crowd at the show during the New York Fashion Week event.
For the Academy of Art University graduates, being a part of such an iconic event was a huge feat. The preparation that they received from the Academy of Art University was instrumental in their success at the event. The institution is a private university based in San Francisco, California. With a rich history stemming back to its founding in 1929, the Academy of Art University currently has over 12,000 students enrolled.
While the fashion program was uniquely highlighted at the New York Fashion Week event, the school also has many other great programs available to students and offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of their programs. Some of the areas of study available to students at the school are acting, advertising, animation, architecture, art history, fashion, video game development, graphic design, metal arts, landscape architecture, music production & sound design, photography and web design.
While boasting all of these great programs that help prepare students with artistic gifts for their working career, the school has an illustrious list of alumni that have graduated from there. Well-known famous alumni include actresses Lauren Conrad, Heidi Montag and Raven-Symoné. On top of them, the school has also graduated many great film directors, photographers, cinematographers and artists.