Turning Heads At New York Fashion Week, Academy of Art University

Within the world of fashion there are a great many events that are designed to spotlight up and coming designers and show off their designs. The New York Fashion Week is one of the most anticipated events of this type. The Academy of Art University in California held its 21st runway showcase on the 9th of September, 2017. This season showcased ten BFA and MFA graduates as they debuted two menswear collections and five womenswear collections. Two of the graduates collaborated on their designs.

The cultural differences between the graduates is one of the things that helped them to create some outstanding designs this year. All of their hard work and efforts throughout the year all come down to a fifteen minute spot on the runway.

The Academy of Art University, which was formerly known as Academy of Art College, was founded by Richard S. Stephens in the year 1929 as a school for advertising, Stephens having been a magazine editor and painter. The Academy of Art University offers undergraduate as well as graduate courses for their students.

The Academy of Art University offers a wide range of courses, Acting, Advertising, Animation & Visual Effects, Architecture, Art Education, Art History, Communications & Media Technology, Fashion, Fine Art, Game Development, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Jewelry & Metal Arts, Motion Picture & Television, Music & Sound Production, Photography and Web Design & New Media.

One of the best features of the Academy of Art University is that they have fantastic financial aid options available as well as outstanding online curriculum since 2002. Each year the University puts on several fashion shows for its students to show off their talents and the knowledge they have learned.

The University also operates the Academy of Art University Automobile Museum, a museum with some of the most valuable and rare automobiles in the world. About half of the automobiles are owned by the university itself while the others are owned by the Stephens family itself.

It is clear that the Academy of Art University is dedicated to educating its students as well as its faculty on the most current techniques and technologies. Nearly all graduates from the Academy of Art University go on to have successful careers within their given realm.