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Visiting Artist: Alumni Nicole Shepherd

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When American Academy Alum Nicole Shepherd completed her BFA in Illustration, she wasn’t sure which area of the field she wanted to enter professionally. She loved illustration and being in…
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Portfolio Night 2022

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The American Academy of Art College and Career Services will be hosting an annual networking event, Portfolio Night 2022, on October 6th. Alumni and industry professionals are invited to the…
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Etch-a-Sketch all the way to Paris!

Jane Labowitch is defining her style and future one great Etch-a-Sketch artwork at a time. A 2013 Illustration graduate, Jane was recently invited to show her work at a major…
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Instructor Rich Kryczka

If you know the American Academy of Art, you almost certainly know Rich Kryczka. 2017 marks 30 years that Rich has taught at the Academy. Three years after he started,…
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Alumna News: Dawn Yamazi

Roy Conli, Producer, Big Hero Six with Alum Dawn Yamazi
“I am honored and humbled to accept this wonderful award from the school that started it all for me”. Said Yamazi in her aceptance speech at this years graduation ceremony.…
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