Archive: University

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

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

[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

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 Students Shine in Blizzard’s World of Warcraft Student Art Contest

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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Art in Space: Forest Stearns’ Images Look Down to Earth, Outward to the Universe

A flock of miniature satellites just launched into space is carrying more than advanced technology—each of the 28 satellites, the largest fleet ever put into orbit around the Earth, features the artwork of Academy of Art University graduate Forest Stearns. Stearns created the imagery as artist in residence at San Francisco firm Planet Labs.

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