2016 Spring Show is here!


Explore exciting work from 2016 graduates of the School of Graphic Design at Spring Show, Monday, May 23. Brand-new BFA and MFA alumni will be sharing their portfolios, including projects from advanced packaging classes. A panel of distinguished designers from across the nation will select students and their portfolios for scholarships.

The Judges
Camilla Bravo, Siegel+Gale (Judges Chair)
Agustin Garza, Garza Group
Katherine Walker, Google Labs
Michael Carabatta, Chronicle Books
Su Mathews Hale, Lippincott, AIGA President
Peter Kanai, HealthTap

Scholarships for outstanding students are generously supported by our 2016 corporate sponsorship partner Trinchero Family Vineyards.

For the Design Community
Portfolio viewing by the design community and evaluation by judges is from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. The President’s reception will be held from 4:30–6:30 p.m.

Industry guests are welcome all day. Please RSVP here for your name badge to be ready at the door: http://www.academyart.edu/aau-forms/spring-show/2016/industry-preview-rsvp.html

Beginning at 7 p.m., the show is open to continuing students, families and the general public (until 9 p.m.).

When: Monday, May 23, 2016
Where: 2225 Jerrold Avenue, San Francisco (map), no parking at 2225 Jerrold
Complimentary shuttle transportation: begins 6:30 p.m. Pickup at 180 Montgomery St. (at Howard), looping every 15 minutes between pickup & show venue
Parking: Nearest garage to shuttle pickup is 5th & Mission/Yerba Buena Parking Garage
Arrival via Taxi, Uber or Lyft: The event the venue address is: 2225 Jerrold Ave San Francisco, CA 94124

School of Graphic Design Directors, Associate Directors & Staff
Mary Scott, Executive Director
Phil Hamlett, Graduate Director
Anitra Nottingham, Online Director
Hunter Wimmer, Associate Director
Jeremy Stout, Associate Online Director
Thomas Mcnulty, Associate Director
William Culpepper, Associate BFA Online Director
John Nettleton, Associate BFA Director
Samantha Perkins, Online Class Coordinator
Karen Barrett, Administration
Beatrice Nielsen, Administration

ALERT: This news notice is for industry professionals and others interested in meeting our Graphic Design students. AAU also has a Spring Show Open House on Saturday June 4, but the latter event is for prospective students.

Posted: Friday, May 13th, 2016
Filed under: News + Events, Student Work