Spring 2019 Applications

Applications for Spring 2019 are now open!

Apply online at the form below or pick up an application at our office at 29 Howth Street.

Our Spring 2019 session includes Advanced Architecture Firm, Digital + Film PhotographyFashion Design, FilmmakingIndustrial + Product DesignMusic ProductionPrintmaking and Carnaval Dance. Click each class name for descriptions.

Important Spring Dates:

Orientation: January 30, 2019
Session Begins: February 4, 2019
Community Day: March 16, 2019
Holiday Closures: President’s Day (2/18), Spring Break (3/25–3/29)
Final Exhibition: May 4, 2019
Session Ends: May 15, 2019


Design and construct projects in San Francisco like a professional architecture firm. You will come up with concepts individually and as a class, have experts review your designs, and build them for clients. Students receive an $500 stipend for attending Advanced Architecture Firm for the duration of the school year.
*Instructor approval required. Not accepting new students for Spring 2019.
MON/WED 4–6:30PM @ YAX, 29 Howth Street

Explore the many facets of photography by learning how cameras work, going on photoshoots, and developing your own prints in a professional darkroom and with high quality digital printing equipment. *This class will meet Saturdays for darkroom.

WED 4–6PM @ [x]space, 5137 Mission Street and SAT 3–7PM @ Rayko Photo Center, 428 3rd Street

Learn how to design and construct real world products and structures. You will work, individually and as a class, to apply design-thinking to real world issues. Students receive a $200 stipend for participation for the duration of the school year.
TUES/THURS 4–6:30PM @ John O’Connell High School, 2355 Folsom Street

Design and sew your own original fashion pieces + clothing. Learn to use sewing machines, hand stitch, and work with different fabrics and dyes.
MON/WED 4–6PM @ [x]space, 5137 Mission Street

Learn to write, direct, and edit your own short films as well as collaborate with other students to tell their stories. We will learn all aspects of film production like screenwriting, pre-production, cinematography, directing, sound design, animation, and editing. At the end of the semester we will have a film festival to show off all of our films.
WED 4–6PM and SAT 12-4PM @ Youth Art Exchange, 29 Howth Street

Work with professional DJ software and equipment to make your own beats, sample music, and perform/DJ.
MON/WED 4–6PM @ Youth Art Exchange, 29 Howth Street

Create your own graphics to print on t-shirts, material, and paper. Replicate your ideas, designs, and drawings in a professional printshop.
TUES/THURS 4–6PM @ [x]space, 5137 Mission Street

Join Brazilian dance contingent, Sambaxé Dance Company for the 2019 San Francisco Carnaval Parade. You will learn choreography and perform in the parade!
SUNDAYS 4–6PM @ ODC, 351 Shotwell Street

Rehearsals: February 24 – May 26

Carnaval Parade: Sunday, May 26 10am – 2pm