On September 9, 2017 the Academy of Art University held it’s 21st runway show, which was held at Skylight Clarkson Square. At this runway show, ten BFA and MFA graduates featured five womenswear and two menswear and it features and two of them were collaborated. The ideas for this show came from many different places and origins with different ideas and craftsmanship. And after hours of hard work and stressing over the show, it lasted a solid fifteen minutes. And in that intense fifteen minutes, they debuted their ideas for the future of fashion.
Some of the favorites in the show were “Hailun Zhou, MFA Fashion Design, from Qing Dao, China, Eden Slezin, MFA Fashion Design, located in the Bay area, Dina Marie Lam, MFA Fashion Design, from Los Angeles, CA, Carlos Rodriguez, BFA Fashion Design, whom was born in Mexico, but currently resides in California, SayaShen, MFA Fashion Design, from Beijing, China, Joanna Jadallah, MFA Menswear Design, born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Orange County, California, Cana Klebanoff, BFA Knitwear Design, born in Queens, NY and raised in Monmouth County, New Jersey, Ryan Yu, MFA Fashion Design, born in Shenyang, Liaoning, China, and finally Jelly Shan, MFA Fashion Design, born in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.”
The Academy of Art University has been around since 1929, and has been as inspiration for talents and careers for years. They have had an online school program since the year of 2002, which has been a benefit for many students around the world. This University also holds over 70 art shows and students in the city of San Francisco yearly!
The school is privately owned and contains about 12,600 students. This school is known as the biggest private owned Art Design school in the United States. It is located in San Francisco, California. They have their own sports team called the “Urban Knights” which have received awards from.
The school also owns an automobile museum which has 200 vintage cars displayed in it. Most of the cars are owned by the school, and the value of the collection of cars is $70 million.