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Academy of Art University
and Juanita MORE!
Partner to Fund
This summer, eight School of Fashion Textile Design students from the Academy of Art University’s Applied Textiles 3 course hand-
printed imagery inspired by local activist, Juanita MORE!, to raise funds
for the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer (LGBTQ) community.
MORE!, a celebrated drag performer, annually fundraises for a
variety of LGBTQ events and organizations in conjunction with Pride
Week. This year, funds have gone towards raising money for the Youth
Empowerment Summit (Y.E.S.), a conference for LGBTQ and ally youth
activists dedicated to racial, economic, and educational justice for the
LGBTQ community. Youth-planned and led, it provides a safe space for
middle and high school students, teachers, and Gay Straight Alliance
(GSA) advisors to discuss topics related to safe schools and queer
Of the tote designs created by the eight Academy of Art students,
MORE! selected her four favorite bags to be produced by Morrison
Productions and sold in stores across San Francisco.
“I am excited to be collaborating with the textile class at Academy of
Art University,” said MORE! “I thought I was only going to view about a
dozen totes, and when I saw that there were over 30 on display, I was
incredibly impressed. Picking just one tote to produce was impossible—
so I chose four of them! I hope we work together again next year.”