The Academy of Art University is holding a car auction in San Francisco, California. They will be revealing their collection of class cars. The auction is titled “The Daytime Sale” auction. The university recently hired a new executive to oversee their classic car collection. This new chief executive has plan of expanding the collection into a museum to be opened for the public. For now, the collection is available to only students with majors in car design and restoration.
The Academy of Art University was started in 1929. The married couple behind the company had a specific vision for the university and for what it wanted to do for the arts. Richard Stephens was the art director for a magazine. Him and his wife, Clara established a respected art university that has been passed down to their son and now their granddaughter.
This museum will go right along with what the school is instructing its car design major students on. The university has created program for vehicle restoration. The school teaches coachbuilding techniques design elements, prewar cars and contemporary cars. They place a lot of importance on the future of card design and restoration.
This car collection also benefits the university’s fashion design students. Fashion designs students also take courses in industrial design and become interior designers for the automotive industry after earning their degree. The university has plans of incorporating more students and the public as apart of their auctions for their car collections.
Academy of Art University has a long and prestigious history amongst students and the art community. They have always placed important on being creative and being innovative. They have created a learning institution that allows talent, skill and inspiration to be nurtured and developed into something great. The university enables students to become professionals working in communications, design and other art related fields. The university offers undergraduate programs, graduate programs, certificates and portfolio development programs. Students are attracted to this school due to many factors. These factors include inclusive admissions, community support, culture awareness, art ethics, opportunities to learn from art professionals and career development.