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Standing Ovations for Academy of Art University

Academy of Art University’s President Elisa Stephens was among those honored last week at Standing Ovations VI, “a celebration of San Francisco style” sponsored by the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society. Each year, Standing Ovations celebrates the historic achievements of those who have contributed to San Francisco’s cultural heritage and this year’s gala showcased designs by School of Fashion students and alumni. Historic Contributions Awards are made for, in the Museum and Historical Society’s words, “the people that bring fashion to the people of San Francisco”. At the event, Sara Shepherd, a 2005 BFA graduate of Academy of Art University’s School of Fashion received the Rising Star Award in recognition of her successful fashion career at the event.

San Francisco Chronicle – April 23

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