Alumni Success Stories

Listen to Cynthia Rowley (BFA 1981) talk about her time in SAIC's Fashion Design program.

Our Students and Alumni Design Their Own Creative Pathways

At the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), we will not define your career. We will, however, provide you with the interdisciplinary education and resources you need to define it for yourself. Our graduates move on to do great things; more than 17,000 alumni across the world impact their communities through their work, scholarship, teaching, and service. The video profiles on this page provide a glimpse of the endless possibilities open to graduates of SAIC.

Interior Design Firm

Martin Horner (BIA 1997) and Shea Soucie (BIA 1996) studied interior architecture together at SAIC, beginning a friendship that developed into the successful Chicago design firm Soucie Horner.

Creative Technology Studio Collaborative in West Loop

MB Labs, a large live-work space located in Chicago's West Loop, focuses on producing creative and intelligently designed commercial products. The collaborative project was started by SAIC alumni Josh Billions (BFA 2012), David Hull (MFA 2012), and Harvey Moon (BFA 2012), with MIT Alum Bill Fineup (2005).