Monthly Archives: February 2021

Spring 2021 ADV/WNM Director Online Town Hall

Our virtual town hall is coming up, Tuesday, March 9th @ 4:00pm PST. If you want to get to know your directors, other classmates, and/or have a question regarding your department please attend! 

To participate, register here: https://art.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FQR17TPDTEqL0ByxetEHEg

If you have any issues accessing the Zoom Webinar, please contact the Online Help Desk:

Email: online@academyart.edu   Phone: 415.618.3545 or 1.888.431.ARTS 

Spring 2021 Office Hours

We hope your spring semester is off to a good start! If you’re itching to attend your co-directors’ or full-time faculty’s virtual office hours, you’ve come to the right place. Even if you don’t have any of them as instructors this semester, we still encourage any student to use these resources for help and/or feedback. If you have any general questions regarding your department, or not sure who to specifically ask, you’re welcome to email advertising@academyart.edu. 

Andrea Pimentel: https://art.zoom.us/s/4244937250

Fred McHale: https://art.zoom.us/my/fmchale2

Mark Edwards: https://art.zoom.us/my/medwards2

Terry Jones: https://art.zoom.us/j/6094220033

DC Scarpelli: https://art.zoom.us/my/dcscar

D&AD Submissions Now Open!

D&AD submissions are open, so now is a great time to polish up your work. Incase you’ve been living under a rock, here’s the cliff notes: International competition. 17 briefs. Big name brands. 

Don’t worry, if you didn’t know or forgot, you still have time to knock a brief out of the park. Visit their site here to take a look. If you have projects ready to submit, please enter them through our Google form by March 5th, 11:59pm PST: https://forms.gle/jpzqxqbTxuTRPwy3A

You are required to have your directors evaluate your work and approve the submission in order to have your entry fees sponsored. 

If you have any questions/concerns please email newmedia@academyart.edu. 

Paid Summer Internship Opportunity

BLAC (Building Leaders and Creators) is accepting internship applications for the summer. Their mission is to bring more young, Black creatives in advertising, and several agencies across the US are involved, including barrett sf. This is a paid 8-week internship from May 17 – July 16. Applications are open until February 26. Read more about the internship, agencies involved, and submission instructions at https://www.blacinternship.com/. Good luck! 

Get Computer Assistance From Mac Lab This Semester

If you need help on your Mac or PC regarding setting up Adobe programs, learning software, or minor IT issues, the AAU Mac Lab is here to help! They will provide their online services Feb 8th – May 29th this semester. Use the Zoom link shown to connect with them. Have a great spring semester!