In 2018 Academy of Art University’s MFA Photo Gallery Show featured photographs from four talented artists, including Jennifer Bucheit, Kirsten Belloni, and Jared Fortunato. Through collaboration, these artists created a show called Intersections. These students truly believe that collaborating on this project as well as many others helped them grow and discover more about themselves as artists.
Located in San Fransisco, CA, Academy of Art University is a privately owned art and design school founded by Richard S. Stephens in 1929. Stephens believed that when given the opportunity and necessary resources, any person with a passion for art could succeed as an artist. Academy of Art Education is an open admissions school with a 100% acceptance rate. The over 11,000 students are taught by current industry professionals in the state of the art facilities.
Academy of Art University offers associate, bachelors, and master degree programs in approximately 25 subjects. Certain classes are offered online, creating flexibility for students. Along with the top of the line art education programs offered, Academy of Art University is also an NCAA Divison II school. Their team, the Urban Knights, compete in nine different sports in the Pacific West Conference.
In the video, 2019 MFA Photo Gallery Show, The School of Photography students share how their time as an MFA student at Academy of Art University has impacted them in a positive way. They share how collaborating with one another pushed them to be better artists. They feel pride for one another’s work because they know the impact they have all had on each other is huge.
The School of Photography at Academy of Art Institute offers classes in both traditional and digital photography. The program uses the real world environment to shape the artist and prepare them for a career in the field of photography. Academy of Art Institute is a student-centered school, centered around students with a passion to succeed as an artist.
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