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Artsy has featured an SAIC online course in the article “10 University Art Classes You Can Take for Free Online.” MOOCs (massive open online courses

New Media Futures book
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The recently released book New Media Futures: The Rise of Women in the Digital Arts was coedited by SAIC alum Ellen Sandor and includes contributions by SAIC faculty members.

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A new four-part series titled Art and Design in Chicago premiered on Fr

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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. 

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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.

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.

Monique Meloche. Photo by Heidi Norton, courtesy of Monique Meloche Gallery. Photo source: "Artnews"
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artnet News profiles curator Monique Meloche (SAIC 1991–94) and her role in launching artists like Sanford Biggers (MFA 1999) and Rashid Johnson (2003–04) into the limelight.

John McKinnon (MA 2008) is executive director of the Elmhurst Art Museum. Photo courtesy Crain's Chicago Business
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Crain's Chicago Business features John McKinnon's (MA 2008) initiatives for the Elmhurst Art Museum’s increased engagement with the public.

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SAIC Adjunct Assistant Professor D Denenge Duyst-Akpem has been featured in several publications about Afrofuturism, the recent boom of the movement, and humans in space.

SAIC continues its year-end events with an exciting line-up for spring and summer.

Jerry Saltz (SAIC 1970–75, HON 2008) has been awarded this year’s Pulitzer Prize for Criticism for his article published last April, “My Life as a Failed Artist,” which reflects on his failure at being an artist and how it turned him toward art criticism. 

The Graham Foundation has released its 2018 list of individual grantees.

Ann Lui / Photo: Nathan Keay
Venice Biennale 2018

Newcity released its 2018 "Design 50" issue, which recognizes the leading voices in Chicago design.

Beginning March 10, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, kicks off a host of exciting year-end events. 

SAIC alum makes puppets for bold new comedy.

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On the week that Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits were unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery,

Jon Cates, associate professor in the Departments of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation and A

Alsdorf Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art History Nora Annesley Taylor (Art H

Allison Glenn

On the heels of her position at Prospect 4, Allison Glenn (Dual MA 2012) will join the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art as the associate curator of con