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"Pizza Parade" Courtesy of the artist

Artist, alum, and Lecturer Alberto Aguilar (BFA 1997, MFA 2001, Contemporary Practices) frequently merges the domestic space with the artistic.

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SAIC Shows

Beginning March 9, 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 even

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SAIC was named the top producer of Fulbright US Students for special focus four-year institutions for 2018–19 with six awardees, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education

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The anniversary edition of Newcity introduces bold ideas about the future of Chicago from 33 visionaries including President Elissa Tenny; faculty members Michelle Grabner, Edra Soto (MFA 2000), and Tanner Woodford; and alums Barbara Koenen (Post-Bac 1986, MFA 1989), Angelique Power (MFA 1998), and Ines Sommer (MFA 1988). 

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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. 

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SAIC faculty and alums receive $25,000 cash grants to support their work thanks to Chicago-based nonprofit and grant making organization, 3Arts. 

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Several SAIC community members have been awarded grants from the Propeller Fund.

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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.

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Benjamin Larose (MDes 2016) shares his latest work for EXPO CHICAGO.

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Contemporary Practices Assistant Professor Maria Gaspar’s digital animation and radio broadcast titled Radioactive: Stories from Beyond the Wall wil

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