The Academy of Art University has grown into a fashion mecca. The school has produced a wide range of talent that span across distinct borders, including fashion, communications, liberal arts and entertainment. Some of its most celebrated students included are Raven Symone, Heidi Montag and Lauren Conrad. Thanks to its extensive growth over the years, this university now offers online courses as well as portfolio development programs. Of course, these programs are in addition to the school’s graduate and undergraduate degrees. The possibilities are literally endless. The Academy of Art University is a Division II school, and it’s a member of the Pacific West Conference.
When it comes to developing and producing talent in the field of fashion design, few fashion design school’s can outperform AAU. Constructing the styles of tomorrow is one of its main goals. By doing so, the Academy of Art University has invested into its future by purchasing an abundance of technological advancements. These cutting-edge tools are designed to propel the students in the right direction. The school has done so well to where it has appeared at New York Fashion Week for 21 straight times. That’s right! New York Fashion Week is the cream-of-the-crop, especially when it comes to fashion shows. Thousands of people attend this event every year and 2017 was no different. Academy of Art University put together a well-thought-out plan. Some of the school’s past MFA and BFA graduates put their ideas together and released 10 fashionwear lines.
Some of its past graduates, include Dina Marie Lam, Jelly Shan, Ryan Yu, Cana Klebanoff and Joanna Jadallah. Simon Ungless, executive director for the school of fashion, stated that “each collection has an individual spirit.” This notion rings true on every level because the Academy of Art University has a distinct student-base thanks to its diversity.