The Academy of Art University is located in California at a place known as San Francisco. The institution is privately owned. Richard S Stephens founded the school in 1929. The school is the largest among private institutions that offer art and design in the region. The Academy of Art University contains 12600 students, 283 teachers who have been employed on a full- time basis and 1154 teaching staff who are part-time.
The Academy of Arts University has established its main campus in the New Montgomery Street. Richard S Stephens who was the founder of the institution was initially a magazine editor and a painter. Richard led the school up to 1951 when his son took over the school’s leadership. Elisa Stephens later took over from her brother in 1992.
The Academy of Art University has been an active participant in the New York Fashion Week. The event is normally held twice every year. Students at the institution have had an advantage of being transported from their classrooms to the dorms by a private bus. The institution was accredited in 2007 by the Association of the Western Schools and Colleges. 25 disciplines offer masters, associates, and bachelor’s degrees while others are offered online.
New individuals are usually recognized during the fashion week that is held in the New York. New talents are discovered through this event. The Academy of Art University held its fashion week in September 2017. The event was held at the Skylight Clarkson square where the fashion events are normally hosted. The MFA and BFA graduates took part in the event where two menswear and five womenwear collections were showcased.
The designers at the event were from different backgrounds including the coastal Maine and China. Techniques such as the craftsmanship and the silhouettes were presented at the event. Sara Kozlowski who directs professional and educational development was among the audience. J Alexander who is famously in the America’s Next Top Model show was also present. The internships, workshops and painstaking labor constituted fifteen minutes of the time given. The designers had a great vision for fashion where their mentors guided them through the event.