Archive: Undergraduate Students

Academy of Art University Celebrates 2013 Graduates in San Francisco

Even before the mortarboards hit the air in the traditional display of post-graduation exuberance, there was plenty to celebrate at the Academy’s commencement May 24 at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. Honorary doctorates went to visual effects legend Douglas Trumbull and former Academy Athletics Director Jamie Williams; Timothy Lamb was named Distinguished Alumni… Full Story »

Academy of Art University Students Land Coveted Mattel Internships

Spending a summer working at the world’s largest toy company is an experience all aspiring designers would like to have under their belts — even better, in their portfolios. Two Academy students — Alyssa Walker of the School of Graphic Design and Mark Garcia of Industrial Design — have been selected for this much-desired opportunity… Full Story »

Academy of Art U. Spring Show Coming to Palace of Fine Arts May 22

Explore a showcase of fresh art and design from students of the Academy of Art University at the school’s annual Spring Show, to be held for the first time at San Francisco’s historic Palace of Fine Arts. Opening night is May 22, and the event is open to the public from 7–9 p.m… Full Story »

Fashion Show & Special Guests Coming to Palace of Fine Arts Theatre May 9

The School of Fashion at the Academy of Art University will award Max Azria and Lubov Azria Honorary Doctorate degrees at this year’s Graduation Fashion Show and Awards Ceremony in San Francisco on Thursday, May 9, 2013. For the first time, the event will take place in the historic Palace of Fine Arts Theatre… Full Story »

Academy of Art U. Alum’s New Yorker Cover Keeps Gathering Honors

It was a case of being in the wrong place at exactly the right moment — with the right art. Academy Illustration grad Gayle Kabaker didn’t see it coming. But New Yorker Art Editor Francoise Mouly noticed Kabaker’s image, Two Brides, on, a blog about “New Yorker covers you were never meant to see.”… Full Story »