Romero Britto Receives Honorary Doctorate from Academy of Art University

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Romero Britto was thrilled to learn he would receive a Honorary Doctorate from Academy of Art University for his body of work and contributions to the art world! Founded in 1929 and located in San Francisco the University is the largest private Art and Design school in the country with over 17,000 students enrolled. Britto gave a memorable speech to over 700 students and their families at the 2016 commencement ceremony. View the inspiring speech on our YouTube channel.

Commencement footage by Stagemedia; Video profile footage courtesy of Romero Britto and WPLG Channel 10, Florida; edited by David Pfeil | studioDP2 for Academy of Art University, San Francisco. Underscore by Paul Desmond (Embarcadero).