IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE FUTURE OF ART AND DESIGN.
Academy of Art University challenges students to Defy the Ordinary and take a creative leap into the Extraordinary. The work in this showcase displays the art and design that our students created as their response.
Journey to the intersection of art, design, and technology where Academy of Art University students live. Experience the extraordinary paintings, games, films, fashion, photography, design, sculpture, illustration, animation, advertising, and more.
Animation & Visual Effects
Communications & Media Technologies
Interaction & UI/UX Design
Interior Architecture & Design
Jewelry & Metal Arts
Motion Pictures & Television
Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media
Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media
At any given moment, dozens of collaborations are happening at the Academy. From corporate-sponsored courses with companies like Pixar, NASA, and General Motors designing games, cars, and products, to a group of students on campus and on zoom working in VR to design our world in 2040.
In each case, students learn to collaborate across disciplines, solve problems creatively in teams, adapt to changing circumstances, and persist in the face of challenges.
Academy of Art x Camelbak x Autodesk x Adaptive
Academy of Art x Camelbak x Autodesk x Magic Box
Academy of Art x Stellantis x Somnium Jeep
Academy of Art x Camelbak x Autodesk x Clink
Academy of Art x Camelbak x Autodesk x TruBottle
Academy of Art x Stellantis x Wildcard
Clandestino Identity System & Digital Presence
Friends For Life
Academy of Art x Camelbak x Autodesk x DuBo
Academy of Art x Camelbak x Autodesk x Weminder
Architecture of Informal Settlements
Foundations courses prepare first-year students to enter their accredited degree programs. Students gain solid skills in drawing, painting, and sculpture—core skills that inform the work they will do in their degree programs, and in life.
Sketchbook - Ji-Soo Ham
Portrait - Hrishita Mehra
Three Point Perspective - Isabella Piellusch
Fish Eye - Sofia Alvarado Silva
Atmospheric - Irbyn Borja
Mandala - Ji-Soo Ham
Process - Ji-Soo Ham
Still Life - Ji-Soo Ham
Comic Book - Carmynn Zhang
One Point Light and Shadow - Hayeon Lim
Quick Studies - Dora Liang
Mandala - Rachael Bentz
Quick Studies - Isabella Piellusch
Portrait - Nicolas Arias
Comic Book - Barrett Anderson
Two Point Light and Shadow - Jessie Xiyuan Yang
Quick Studies - Fernando Gutierrez-Garcia
Mandala - Heather Bjorklund
Sketchbook - Hayeon Lim
Still Life - Hayeon Lim
Three Point Perspective - Barrett Anderson
Two Point Light and Shadow - Nicolas Arias
Atmospheric - Jennifer Fitak
Mandala - Keomoni Strother