By engaging and connecting with students, faculty, and alumni, the Alumni Association of the New York Academy of Art (AANYAA) is a volunteer-led organization that works to support and enrich the alumni community of the New York Academy of Art.

The AANYAA promotes the work, news, and events of the Academy alumni, coordinates alumni community activities, and provides a forum in which to exchange ideas. The AANYAA Board encourages fellow alumni to contribute their time and resources to build a stronger community for the mutual benefit of all alumni in their professional endeavors.