American academy of art chicago


Founded in 1923 by Frank Young, Sr., an advertising design specialist, the school continued under his supervision until 1964, when his son, Frank Young Jr. took over as Director. In 1970, Clinton E. Frank, another advertising executive served as Director until 1992, when the Bachelor of Fine Arts program was established. Today the school offers training in both fine art and commercial art based on classical traditions with BA degrees in painting, animation and modeling, life drawing, illustration, and design. The location is 332 South Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago. Among its graduates are Gordon Cook, Source: