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The Chicago Tribune celebrated the best in architecture in 2018, including the US Pavilion's Dimensions of Citizenship and Jeanne Gang's energy efficient green building, Solstice on the Park. 

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A new gallery space Space p11, directed by Associate Professor and Director of Architecture, Interior Architecture and Designed Objects Jonathan Solomon and David L. Hays, associate professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will bring artistic design and performance to Chicago's Pedway. 


SAIC Assistant Professor Ann Lui was named one of Crain's Chicago Business 40 under 40 for her architecture and design practice. 

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SAIC faculty Abigail Glaum-Lathbury and Pete Oyler were recently featured in Newcity's Designed Objects issue. 

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SAIC alums are featured in a gallery show, curated by Associate Professor Jon Cates, celebrating new media.

Recently, the American Institute of Architects' Blueprint for Better campaign and the Chicago Ideas Festival collaborated with two design-based workshops. 

Current AIADO student Leila Khoury (MArch 2020) was recently featured on OZY as a "Rising Star." Rising Stars, according to OZY, are "people who are accelerating our culture and advancing the conversation - for good or for ill. You may not have heard of them yet but you'll soon need to know 'em."


African American Designers in Chicago: Art, Commerce, and the Politics of Race, the latest exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center was spotlighted

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Congratulations to SAIC's student chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) who recently competed and won second prize in the 2018 B


Tadao Ando's latest exhibition Ando and Le Corbusier: Masters of Architecture featurs models crafted by SAIC students. 

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Art in Chicago: A History from the Fire to Now, a new book tells the history of visual art in Chicago from before the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 to

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EXPO CHICAGO's Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon featured interviews with SAIC faculty and alums led by Hans Ulrich Obrist. 


The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts announced the recipients of its 2018 organizational grants, providing funding to foster experimen

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SAIC community members are once again an integral part of this year's EXPO CHICAGO, Chicago's international exposition of contemporary and modern art.

SAIC alums have been featured widely in upcoming fall visual arts events in publications such as artnet, Chicago Sun-Times, and ARTnews, with all three having covered the Chicago Imagists' Hairy Who? 1966–1969, which will open at the Art Institute of Chicago on September 28.

Rendering of imagery that video firm Obscura Digital might project onto the Mart. Art on theMART photo courtesy "Chicago Tribune"
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Jan Tichy (MFA 2009) and Jason Salavon are (MFA 1997) among the four artists chosen to make a giant Riverwalk-facing video wall on the Merchandise Mart for Art on theMART.

Artwork by Dread Scott (BFA 1989). Photograph by Annie Flanagan for "The New York Times"
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Dread Scott and Ekene Ijeoma contributed to an op-ed about the aftermath of Confederate statues in The New York Times titled Monuments for a New Era   

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A new exhibition space, Wrightwood 659, designed by Pritzker Prize winning architect Tadao Ando opens this fall, and AIADO student work will be featured as part of the openiing exhibition, Ando and Le Corbusier: Masters of Architecture

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SAIC alum Ramón Jiménez Cárdenas (BFA 2018) was recently featured in an article in Fast Company for his project Mending Wall, a series of e

Olive Qi Ouyang (MArch 2018) awarded the First Prize Winner of the Schiff Foundation Fellowship for Critical Architectural Writing.