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Local News: OSA Fashion Designers Team up with Activist Brianna Noble in Unconventional Design Collaboration
fashion design in the media

fashion design in the media

OSA Fashion Design Teams up with activist Brianna noble

OSA Fashion Design Teams up with activist Brianna noble

Brianna Noble Activist
Excerpt:
Jade Williams, an Oakland School for the Arts fashion design student, carefully crisscrossed each strand of hair until the long braid was finished. Turquoise, white and yellow beads were added until the dark mane was filled with decoration, making a gentle clattering sound as they struck together.
 
It was the high school freshman’s first time styling a horse, and the animal was surprisingly patient during the hour-long process.
 
“They’re really well behaved,” Linda Ricciardi, the school’s fashion design chair, said of the three horses her students were grooming, dressing and painting on Friday in a vacant lot above San Francisco’s Sunnydale neighborhood. “We’re excited to be a part of this, it’s been something positive the students have been looking forward to all month since Bri approached us with the project.”
 
Full Story Here:  https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Riders-bring-an-African-based-Black-Panther-15691222.php

national young arts winner 2020:

national young arts winner 2020:

Gabrielle Manion, Fashion Design, Merit Award winner, Design Arts


Nyah ginwright: Will to adorn

Museum of the African Diaspora News
Nyah ginwright: Will to adorn

Nyah Ginwright photo
 
Fashion student Nyah Ginwright interned at MOAD during the summer and participated in the Will To Adorn cultural project about fashion and identity. Nyah was then chosen to present her work and speak at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC!
 
 
college and university acceptances:

OSA Students Stellar Performance
college and university acceptances:

 
  • Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
  • Central Saint Martins, London, UK
  • London College of Fashion, London, UK
  • Wimbledon College of Arts, London, UK
  • FIDM, Los Angeles, CA
  • Pratt Institute, New York City
  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • UCLA - School of Theatre, Film & Television, Los Angeles, CA
  • E-I School of Professional Makeup, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
  • California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
  • DePaul University, Chicago, IL
  • College of Alameda, Alameda, CA

project runway junior season 1

project runway junior season 1

Zachary Fernandez places 3rd runner up

 
ohlone theatre festival competition stats:

ohlone theatre festival competition stats:

Ohlone Festival

 
 

Costume Design & Theatrical Makeup from 2012- 2018:

 
  • 1st place wins: 13
  • 2nd place wins: 9
  • 3rd place wins: 6

national young arts winner 2020:

Award Winner in Fashion Design
national young arts winner 2020:

Gabrielle Manion, Fashion Design, Merit Award winner, Design Arts

 
Breaking News: Ajai Kasim, Class of 20' Wins Gucci's Changemakers Award
gucci's changemaker scholarship winner:
  ajai kasim

gucci's changemaker scholarship winner:
  ajai kasim

Ajai Kasim 

OSA 2020 Graduate, Ajai Kasim, has been awarded Gucci North   America Changemakers x CFDA Scholars by Design Award. CFDA Scholars by Design Award supports two high school graduates by fostering diversity, inclusion, and equity within fashion.

 


From Sketch to Runway

From Sketch to Runway