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Jake Vogds (BFA 2014) known simply as Vogds, is pushing the boundaries of pop-art and pop music with their latest work, an evolution of their solo EP in coll

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Vaquera, the rising star in the fashion industry, has shaken up the art and fashion world—whose founders hope they can eventually quit their day jobs.

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Jasmine Chong (BFA 2012) just launched her third successful collection of 1930s inspired designs at this year's New York Fashion Week. 

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Several SAIC alums and faculty have participated in the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Gallery 400's current exhibition, Chicago Disability Activism, Arts, and Design: 1970s to Today.

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Assistant Professor in the Fashion Design department Abigail Glaum-Lathbury (BFA 2006) talks to the Chicago Tribune about First Lady Melania Trump's fashion choices. 

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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.

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

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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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Self-proclaimed "underpants extraordinaire," SAIC alum Amy Taylor (BA 2010), was featured in the Chicago Reader's "Makers Issue 2018."

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Supporters and sponsors of the current Charles White: A Retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago, Denise and Gary Gardner, talk to the New York Times, about their art, their life, and why African American art matters.

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New York-based photographer Susan Unterberg has finally come forward as the previously anonymous donor behind unrestricted grant program Anonymous Was A Woman. Unterberg has paid out a total of $5.5 million over 22 years to support underrecognized female artists, some of whom include SAIC faculty and alumni.

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Nick Cave, SAIC professor in the Fashion Design department has taken the stage with a slew of multidimensional, interdisciplinary works throughout the globe.

Performers dancing, dressed in Nick Cave’s large Soundsuits in “Up Right” at the Park Avenue Armory.

The New York Times recently covered SAIC Professor Nick Cave's dance-based performance and installation Let Go

SAIC Fashion Show 2018

This year’s annual year-end SAIC Fashion Show held at Venue Six10 at the Spertus Institute on May 4 was covered extensively.

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Congratulations to the SAIC students who were awarded second and third place in the Driehaus Awards for Fashion Exc

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

This summer, from June 7 to July 1, Nick Cave, Stephanie and Bill Sick Professor of Fashion, Bod

Photo of denim jumpsuit designed by SAIC Alumni Brewer and Gluam-Lathbury

JUMPSUIT, the subversive "counter-fashion" project by Assistant Professor in the Department of Fashion Design

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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. 

Faculty member in the Contemporary Practices department Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 20

Tony Liu's (BFA 2007) fashion label YOU AS has been praised by a diverse group of fashion publications ranging from Complex to Vogue.

SAIC alumni, faculty, and the School's Fashion Resource Center (FRC) were featured prominently in the Chicago Reader article, "Protest Fashion Is Al

Shenequa Brooks (MDes 2017) was chosen as the inaugural National YoungArts Fellow reports the

Ten SAIC students recently got the chance to be a part of an exciting workshop with Nike in celebration of the 35th anniversary of its Air Force 1 shoe.
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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.

Designs by Gabriela Sacconi via artist's website

Interconnection and the power of "we" were themes in this year's Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA+) Design Graduates. Established in 2013, CFDA+

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When designer Shruti Kirti (BFA 2010) is looking for inspiration, she imagines the woman who will be wearing her clothes—at least, that’s what she told C

The School's faculty, alumni, and student participation at EXPO CHICAGO were much talked about in the event's press coverage.

Nick Cave, Stephanie and Bill Sick Professor of Fashion, Body and Garment, and Jeanne Gang (HON

Teen Vogue recently featured Fashion Design faculty member Cheryl Pope (BFA 2

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

On August 17, millions of Lifetime viewers will be able to see firsthand just how stylish SAIC really is.

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.

SAIC alumni contribute to Chicago's "Year of Public Art."

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

Fashion Design alum Claire Sullivan (BFA 2016) was recently featured with her New York-based design collective, Vaquera, in a

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

Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010), an assistant professor in the School’s Fashion Design department, is scheduled to create a new work in the city’s 48th war

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

A recent collaboration with the Ann & Robert H.

Congratulations to the SAIC students who were awarded first and second place in the Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence.

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The Office of Art in Embassies announced the recipients of the US Department of State Internati

Alejandra Alonso Rojas (Post-Bac 2012) recently rethought her trendier debut line, À Moi to launch her new namesake line in September 2016, a more mature and

Newcity recently released the twenty-fourth edition of their 2016 Best of Chicago issue and many members of the SAIC community graced the p

An interview with SAIC President Walter E. Massey.

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SAIC alum Eva Xu (Post-Bac 2011, MDes 2011) was recently featured on the blog A Shaded View of Fashion, in a piece titled “

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) recently announced this year’s inductees to CFDA+, a talent lab that helps young designers transition from

SAIC alum Tony Liu (BFA 2007) came to design his menswear clothing line out of necessity: after graduating from SAIC, he was living on his own, on a budget,