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Quilt squares created by mothers and children of St. Anthony Mother's Healing Together as a tribute to their deceased children.They adorn tent walls of a canopy that Sonja Henderson created. Image courtesy of "Chicago Tribune"

SAIC's Sullivan Galleries current exhibition, Envisioning Justice, has been featured in multiple media outlets.

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"Cows on Parade" in Chicago in 1999, including a couple on Michigan Avenue, a LaSalle Bank Marathon cow, "Nine Spotted Lady Bug Cow" on the side of the Talbot Hotel, the Chicago Film Festival cow and "Rhinestone Cowgirl." (Tribune photos)

Chicago's famous Cows on Parade, artistically embellished cow statues that first appeared on the city's streets and plazas in 1999, have returned th

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The Chicago Architecture Biennial announced the more than 80 contributors from more than 20 countries participating in the 2019 biennial, which is titled “…and other such stories.” 

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The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts has released its 2019 list of individual grantees.

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Image of Delano Dunn

Delano Dunn, post-graduate teaching fellow in the Departments of Painting and Drawing and Contemporary Practices, was included in the New York Times spring gallery guide article "Four Artists to Watch Now."

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Newcity Breakout Artists 2019

Newcity released its 2019 Breakout Artists list, and six of the eight artists included are SAIC alums.

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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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