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18th Annual Driehaus Design Awards

Congratulations to Edna St. Louis (BFA 2020) for winning second place at the 18th annual Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence. 

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Halston and Liza Minnelli

Legendary fashion designer Halston (SAIC 1952) is the subject of a new fashion documentary, which was featured in Logo television's blog 

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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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Image courtesy of Hyperallergic

Nick Cave, professor in the Fashion, Body and Garment program crosses over fashion, sculpture, installation, performance, video, and designed objects in his

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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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Pope's banners were inspired by interviews with students at several schools, including Lindblom Math and Science Academy High School in West Englewood. (John Konstantaras / Chicago Tribune)

Adjunct Professor of Fashion Design Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010) was recently profiled in the Chicago Tribune about her work, being a former Ch

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Newcity's Design Hall of Fame 2019

Newcity released its annual Design 50 list along with a special Design Hall of Fame, honoring those who drive the creation of form, function, and beauty.

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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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In>Time Performance Festival

STATE, the performance by Ingri Fiksdal and Henrik Vibskov at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, along with Diorama, a collaborative outdoor performance with Fiksdal, Fredrik Floen, and MFA students from SAIC were featured in Newcity.

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SAIC alum and fashion designer, Tamara Malas (BFA 2012), is a plus-size woman who designs for plus-size people. 

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Nick Cave, Stephanie and Bill Sick Professor of Fashion, Body and Garment was recently featured

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SAIC alum Sky Cubacub (BFA 2015) was included on the Chicago Tribune's list of "10 who made a difference in Chicago's culture in 2018." 

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