Academy of Art University Styling
Academy of Art University Styling

Seniors

Let us introduce you to our senior students of the styling program.

They are all trained in Personal, Product, Commercial, and Editorial Styling. Our seniors are also experienced in Photo Shoot Production, Art Direction, and Collaboration.

Feel free to contact them for any internship, styling or assistant styling employment opportunities.


adriana oliveira

Adriana is an editorial and personal Stylist from Salvador, Brazil. She is currently based in San Francisco pursuing a BFA in Fashion Styling at the Academy of Art University. 

Her craft showcases an exploration in proportions and textures as well as inspiration from art pieces to create atemporal styling.   

BFA Fashion Styling, Fall 2018 / View Adriana's portfolio here


Shu huan (cynthia) yu

Cynthia is a fashion and personal stylist based in San Francisco. She was born and raised in Taiwan. 

Her artistic background is influenced by her lifelong training in classical ballet, traditional Chinese dance, and hip-hop. Her primary focus in styling is color story and she has a sharp eye for layering and silhouette.

Her work has been published in Vogue Italia.

BFA Fashion Styling, Spring 2019 / View her portfolio here


TARYN MCKEEN

Taryn is an editorial and personal stylist. Her aesthetic is inspired by music and street fashion.

Taryn's work has been published in Feroce Magazine and Scorpio Jin Magazine.

BFA Fashion Styling, Fall 2019 / Find out more about Taryn here.


Dalya assa

Born in the U.S. and raised in the Middle East, Dalya Assa is a 21-year-old Syrian-American Fashion Stylist.

She is inspired by finding key simplistic pieces for minimalistic looks.

Her focus is creating beautiful imagery and incorporating different cultures into product, on-model and lifestyle styling.

BFA Fashion Styling, Summer 2019 / View her portfolio here


sydney koehler

Sydney is an editorial and product stylist based in San Francisco. 

She sees the human body as a canvas to create new concepts with the change of garments.

She has been featured in Imirage Magazine and Vogue Italia.

BFA Fashion Styling, Spring 2019 / View her portfolio here


rin thiararynth

Born and raised in Rayong, Thailand, Rin is an editorial stylist and hair and makeup artist now based in San Francisco.

She focuses on fashion and beauty, which have kept her inspired and have become a huge part of her life.

BFA Fashion Styling, 2020 / View her portfolio here


LILIAN LUI

Born and raised in San Francisco, California, Lilian is a fashion and photo stylist who enjoys working and experimenting with a variety of concepts. 

BFA Fashion Styling, Spring 2019 / View her portfolio here


kaylin warnock

Kaylin Warnock is a lifestyle and editorial stylist currently living in San Francisco. 

She believes fashion is transformative and her mission to is express confidence and style in the images she creates.

She has been featured in Vogue Italia.

BFA Fashion Styling, Spring 2019 / View her portfolio here


VALERIA ALVARADO

Valeria is a stylist based in San Francisco.

She likes to work with sustainable Fashion and unique combinations of colors.

BFA Fashion Styling, Summer 2019 / View her portfolio here


dana kemeys-mcdonald

Dana is a fashion stylist born and raised in Rotorua, New Zealand. 

Her work has featured in Vogue Italia and Volant Magazine and she has collaborated with photographers including Nicole Ho, Danielle Rueda, Fang-Xin Wei, Thea Zzang, and Jiavona Marques.

BFA Fashion Styling, Spring 2019 / View her portfolio here


savannah avant

Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Savannah is Fashion Stylist and Creative Director based in San Francisco.

She is inspired by art in the form of fashion by finding beauty in contrasting concepts and focusing on visual storytelling.

BFA Fashion Styling, Summer 2019 / View her portfolio here


JAMAL EAST

Jamal is a fashion stylist from New York City, now based in both NY and SF. 

He produces fashion narratives in collaboration with photographers, hairstylists, make-up artists, and models with styling as his forte, however his area of skill and talent extends to — Brand consultation, Fashion Marketing, Art Direction, Photoshoot Production, Photo Retouching, Adobe Creative Cloud, Blogging, and Content Creation. 

BFA Fashion Styling, Fall 2019 / View his portfolio here


allen zhan

Allen Zhan is an editorial, product and personal stylist from China. He has an industrial design background and is based in San Francisco.

He has been featured in Schon, Contributor and Cake Magazine.

BFA Fashion Styling, Spring 2019 / View his portfolio here


Devanshi Dhingra

Born and raised in New Delhi, India, Devanshi Dhingra developed a fascination with the fashion industry at a young age. In 2014, she moved from her hometown to San Francisco to pursue her bachelor degree in Fashion Styling at the Academy of Art University.

Her personal style ranges from minimalist to embracing her colorful Indian background.

BFA Fashion Styling, Spring 2019 / View Devanshi's portfolio here.


nakia pleasant

Nakia Pleasant is a freelance fashion stylist in Oakland, CA. She specializes in editorial, lifestyle and personal styling.

Nakia's colorful and lively aesthetic draws inspiration from music, film, and diverse cultures.

BFA Fashion Styling, Spring 2019 / View Nakia's portfolio here.


richard kenwright

Richard Kenwright is a freelance fashion stylist based in the San Francisco Bay Area currently pursuing his BFA in Fashion Styling at the Academy of Art University.

His raw and DIY sensibilities are often inspired from various subcultures and obscure, unconventional references. 

BFA Fashion Styling, Spring 2019 / View Richard's portfolio here.


effie goh

Born in Singapore, Effie Goh editorial stylist inspired by her culture and environment. Effie’s work reflects her creativity and passion.
 
She has worked with CLEO Magazine Singapore as an Assistant Editorial Web Writer and an Assistant Stylist at TopShop.
 
Effie has been published in Shuba Magazine, Beanu Magazine, Toksick Magazine, New Face Magazine, and Volant Magazine.

BFA Fashion Styling, Spring 2019 / View Effie's portfolio here.


nadia dadkhah

Nadia Dadkhah is a Personal Stylist who was born and raised in Esfahan, Iran and is now based in San Francisco.

Nadia’s goal is to empower her clients to feel and look their best, regardless of their size, age, or budget.

BFA Fashion Styling, Spring 2019 / View Nadia's portfolio here.