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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

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) remembers the life and legacy of alum and Chicago Imagist Roger Brown (BFA 1968, MFA 1970) on the 20th anni

An SAIC alum writing about SAIC gallery events featuring SAIC artists: How meta is that?

Alum Lisa Slominski (BA 2003) recently wrote an extensive article for Artsy about the fully blossomed movement of studios and art spaces created in

Wintrust Arena

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will hold its 2018 Commencement Ceremony at the new Wintrust Arena at 200 East Cermak Road.

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) announced the winner of the 2017 Jean Goldman Book Prize.

Alum Lori Talley (MFA 1998), who currently serves as the Vice President and Director of Digital Production at branding agency Cramer-Krasselt, weighed in on

"Art environments"—gardens, parks, houses, or unique architectural structures filled or covered with works of art—require a very active role from its preserv

This year's edition of Newcity's Film 50 list highlights Chicago's behind-the-scenes film community, and several SAIC community members were include

Several members from SAIC's community were included on Newcity’s

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is pleased to welcome 13 new full-time faculty members who are joining the School this fall.

After nearly a decade of defining taste at the Art Institute of Chicago, John McKinnon (MA 2008) is taking his talents to Elmhurst Art Museum.

This fall, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will launch its Museum Education Graduate Scholars Program, a joint venture between the Art Inst

SAIC is well represented on the Graham Foundation’s list of 2017 grantees.

There’s something here for everyone,” writes Lori Waxman (Art History, Theory, and C

SAIC will be out in full force at EXPO CHICAGO 2017, managing a booth while faculty and alumni present work, and c

Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010), an Assistant Professor in the School’s Fashion Desi

With a retrospective of alum Grant Wood (SAIC 1913–16) to end all Grant Wood retrospectives planned for this upcoming March, the Whitney Museum of American A

CHICAGO–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, announced that renowned artist and SAIC alum Jeff Koo

Chicago Gallery News recently caught up with SAIC’s Dean of Faculty and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Lisa Wainwright, to tap into her “founta

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, is pleased to announce

An interview with SAIC President Walter E. Massey.

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SAIC alum Alvah Bradish revisits the Great Chicago Fire.

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Alum Karl Wirsum discusses his time as a student and emerging artist.

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As SAIC and the South Side Community Art Center celebrate milestone anniversaries, an exhibition showcases the ties between them.

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SAIC faculty member James Elkins (Art History, Theory, and Criticism) was recently quoted in an article in the Observer.

Director of The Frick Collection, Ian Wardropper, will serve as guest speaker at the School’s annual Literary Lions Lunch

On International Women’s Day, lecturer Magdalena Moskalewicz (Art History, Theory, and Criticism, Arts Administration and Policy) provided historical context

A recent article titled "Glassblowing's gotten easier for amateurs to learn" written by the Associated Press features Associate Professor of Art History, The

BBC News recently featured Alsdorf Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art History, Nora Taylor in an article illuminating a fascinating Singaporean hoard