2014 SF Student Addy Awards: Academy of Art U. Students are the Center of Attention

Academy of Art University Advertising student Alan Shpakovski's video showing how to deal with an overloquacious skull was judged Best in Show at the 2014 SF Student Addys.
Entries from the Academy of Art University’s School of Advertising dominated the 2014 San Francisco Student Addy Competition, accounting for all but a handful of the winners. Academy MFA candidate Alan Shpakovski was awarded Best of Show for his video entry “Super Glue.” Watch that Gold Award video and see all the Academy honorees below.
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Backstage at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Report From NYC

model 1[Jeanette Peach] Academy of Art University Multimedia Communications student Lejla Brackovic made the trek from San Francisco to New York to cover the School of Fashion’s Fall 2014 Show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Armed with a camera crew and plenty of questions, Brackovic interviewed talented student designers and got commentary from a VIP guest backstage.
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Ricardo Moreno, Academy Architecture Student, Profiled in Adobe Creative Cloud Campaign

Ricardo Moreno, a student in the Academy of Art University's School of Architecture, is featured in Adobe's "Make It With Creative Cloud" campaign.The wider world needs to develop a more sophisticated understanding of architecture, says Ricardo Moreno, a Master’s candidate in the Academy of Art University’s School of Architecture. Moreno shares his humanistic vision of the profession as the newest of the university’s students to be featured in software giant Adobe’s “Make It With Creative Cloud” campaign.
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Academy of Art U. Team Takes Silver at San Francisco Flower & Garden Show

Urban Mixology was the title of an exhibit by students from the Academy of Art University's School of Landscape Architecture at the 2014 San Francisco Flower & Garden Show. The exhibit was awarded a silver medal, the highest honor granted.[Yasmine Farazian] A silver medal was the reward for a student team from the Academy of Art University’s School of Landscape Architecture at the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, held March 19–23. The medal was awarded for their exhibit, “Urban Mixology,” reflecting the diversity of landscape design in the contemporary urban environment.
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Academy Students Shine in Blizzard’s World of Warcraft Student Art Contest

Academy of Art University students captured seven of the top 12 spots in Blizzard Entertainment's 2014 World of Warcraft Student Art Contest. Left to right: Elliot Picarello, Zhimin Cai, Jongmo Nam, Ryan Ribot, Sukjoo Choi, Duy Khanh Nguyen, Haoyu Zhang. Photo by Bob Toy.In its third annual student art contest, Blizzard Entertainment invited college students everywhere to submit original artwork or animation that would be “a great fit” for its preternaturally popular game franchise, World of Warcraft. Academy of Art University students eagerly took up the challenge and were rewarded with seven of the top 12 rankings.
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