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There are very few schools for the arts that can duplicate the success of the Academy of Art University. This school has a rich history that dates back to the turn of the 20th century, and it is owned by the affluent Stephens family. Figurative painter, Richard Stephens, founded the for-profit school back in 1929. The school’s legacy has travelled down the family line throughout the years. Academy of Art University does a phenomenal job of training aspiring professionals for a career in liberal arts, in entertainment, in communications and in fashion design. It has a long list of well-known students who have gone on to become household names.

Fashion design is a big deal in society as well as a big deal at this San Francisco-based university. AAU’s School of Fashion Design has done many wonderful things such as participating at New York Fashion Week. This event is attended by industry personnel, attended by celebrities and attended by the general public. Anybody who’s actually somebody is always present at New York Fashion Week. Eclectic styles and exotic deigns will get a fashion designer noticed, but it’s the fine detailing that will capture the attention. Academy of Art University has plenty of experience here as 2017 was the school’s 21st appearance.

Hours and hours of studying as well as completing projects has gone into producing these clothing lines. The clothing lines actually comes from fashion designers that are based in foreign countries. Many of the Academy of Art University’s students come from foreign countries. On the other hand, this school has a magnificent alumni in general. This alumni has also won Oscars in many of today’s Hollywood hits, including “War For The Planet of The Apes,” “Cocoa,” “Sully,” “Get Out,” “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” and “The Boss Baby.” The former-graduates currently hold the positions of graphic designers, illustrators and visual effects artists.