Academy of Art University Awards


At Standing Ovations VI, a Celebration of San Francisco Style

Academy of Art University President Elisa Stephens was among those honored Thursday, April 18, at Standing Ovations VI, “a celebration of San Francisco style” sponsored by the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society. The evening gala, held at Mint Plaza, also featured a show of fashion designs by Academy School of Fashion students and alumni. Read More

Industrial Design

Alum Paxton Madison Designs for The North Face

Alum Paxton Madison, BFA04 Industrial Design, helped create the “Haines Tuxedo” for The North Face, where he spends his time designing and obsessing about his greatest passion — outdoor sports. Read More

Web Design & New Media

Heather Tompkins Selected for Design Fellows Program

Heather Tompkins, an MFA student in the Academy’s School of Web Design & New Media , will spend the summer working at Klout. Read More

Web Design & New Media

Timothy Collins Selected for Internship at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Timothy Collins, a BFA student in the Academy's School of Web Design & New Media, was selected for a prestigious fall internship at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Read More


Urban Knights Honored for Volunteer Service

Academy of Art University athletes have again received the Pacific West Conference Community Engagement Award for their volunteer service. Read More