For the past two years, students from the School of Fashion have been encouraged to participate in Joy & Mario International Design Competition, an esteemed contest created by Los Angeles-based footwear brand. Fashion School Daily congratulates winners Bridget Tyrrell, B.F.A. textile design and Natalya Sheveleva Robinson, B.F.A. knitwear design whose work is now available for sale at Shop657!
The YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund (YMA FSF) is a nonprofit organization that has supported fashion, art, and business education for 80 years. Three of the scholarship winners were from the School of Fashion at Academy of Art University: BFA Fashion Design student Amanda Nyamache was awarded a $10,000 Geoffrey Beene Scholarship, and two BFA Fashion Merchandising students, Hyunji Lee and Elora Martinez, were each awarded a $5,000 scholarship.