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AIADO students highlight bridgehouses on the Chicago River with the Tender House Project.

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Architectural and urban designer and current full-time visiting artist in the Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects, Paola 

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Surrounds: 11 Installations exhibit at MoMA

On October 21, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will reopen after a summer-long closure and an ambitious renovation project of its gallery spaces. Among the 10 fall shows opening, Yasmil Raymond (BFA 1999) was an organizer of Surrounds: 11 Installations.

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Photo courtesy of the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

Walter Hood (MFA 2013), landscape and public artist, who was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship two weeks ago has been selected as the winner of this year's Doro

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Jeffrey Gibson (BFA 1995) and Walter Hood (MFA 2013). Courtesy of MacArthur Foundation

Jeffrey Gibson (BFA 1995), interdisciplinary artist and craftsperson, and Walter Hood (MFA 2013), landscape and public artist, were awarded 2019 MacArthur “genius" grants.

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Chicago Vocational High School. Courtesy of Lee Bey via "Chicago Reader"

Lee Bey, writer, photographer and SAIC faculty member was featured in the Chicago Reader about his new book Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago's South Side.

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David Heo, courtesy of "Chicago" magazine

David Heo (BFA 2014, MFA 2018) was recently featured in Chicago magazine in its fall culture guide about his upcoming solo exhibit and the origins of his art career. 

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Contemporary Practices Assistant Professor Maria Gaspar amplifies the voices of the marginalized at the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

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SSAIC Team Studio Potluck: Liam Wilson (left, bottom), Ramon Jimenez Cardenas, Chelsea Lombardo (left, top) and Dingyue Cao. Photo courtesy of Kelcie Matousek via "Chicago Tribune"

Four SAIC students participated in season three of the PBS series Make48, a 48-hour invention

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SAIC alums and faculty featured in Newcity's "Fall Arts Preview" for design events. 

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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is pleased to welcome new full-time faculty members who are joining the School. 

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Adjunct Professor Peter Exley (Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects) was featured in Crain's Chicago Business.

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