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With an increase in applications from CPS students, SAIC donors and friends have created new ways to support local talent.
An SAIC alum and Artist-in-Residence uses art to empower young, African American women to tell their stories.
As SAIC and the South Side Community Art Center celebrate milestone anniversaries, an exhibition showcases the ties between them.
As a new member of SAIC’s Board of Governors, Sanford Biggers (MFA 1999) brings a unique artistic and alumni perspective to the School.
William Edouard Scott (SAIC 1904–07) redefined the ways African Americans were portrayed in art.
Jonathan Green (BFA 1982) vividly depicts the culture and landscape of the Low Country through his narrative paintings.
The work of Cuban performance artist Tania Brugera (MFA 2001) is rooted in political struggle.
Sanford Biggers (MFA 1999) crosses media to mine the history and symbols of global cultures.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul (MFA 1998, HON 2011) is leading a new generation of Thai filmmakers.
SAIC alum Charlotte “Lottie” Wilson was the earliest known African American painter to have a work exhibited in the White House’s collection.
Alum’s practice explores her experience as a Cambodian refugee in America and a Muslim woman in her Buddhist homeland.
SAIC alum and Iraqi refugee Wafaa Bilal (MFA 2003) confronts the conflict back home by eliciting participation and challenging perception.
Archibald Motley, Jr. (1914–18, HON 1980) used his art to portray the vibrancy and vitality of African American culture.
Richard Hunt (BA 1957, HON 1979) is Chicago's most prolific and accomplished sculptor.
Rashid Johnson (SAIC 2003–04) draws upon materials and visual sources to explore how cultural experiences shape African Americans.
An influential social reformer starts an SAIC family legacy that spans more than a century.
Margaret Taylor Burroughs (BA 1942, MA 1948, HON 1987) was an artist, activist, educator, poet, and much more.