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SAIC was named the top producer of Fulbright US Students for 2018–19 with six awardees, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education

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

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Newcity's annual Art 50 issue was recently released featuring "Chicago's artists' artists—past, present, and future."  Seventy-six percent of the list features SAIC community members, "artists who take risks and make their own ways," according to Newcity. These alums, faculty, and honorary degree recipients took 38 of the 50 spots, showing why Chicago is a place for artists to thrive.

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SAIC’s new faculty members represent a diverse range of practices, media, and methodologies and exemplify SAIC’s focus on interdisciplinary studies.

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Two SAIC alumni, Amy Pleasant (BFA 1994) and Phillip Chen (MFA 1979), were named 2018 Guggenheim Fellows by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. 

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

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. 

Portland-based artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins' (Post-Bac 1997, MFA 1999) new solo exhibition, The People's Cries, at Marianne Boesky Gallery in New

Richard Casper (BFA 2012) and his nonprofit organization, CreatiVets, were the recent feature of a Time magazine story.

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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.

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