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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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Carole Frances Lung (BFA 2005, MFA 2007) and Wu Tsang (BFA 2004) were among the recipients of the United States Artists  (USA) 2019 Fellowship Award, which g

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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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Sculptor, performer, and writer Gordon Hall (MA 2011, MFA 2011) is featured on the cover of the December issue of Art in America. Hall also contribu

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SAIC Fiber and Material Studies Professor Anne Wilson and alum Shannon Stratton (MFA 2003, MA 2008) were recently featured in an Artsy article on the line between art and furniture. 

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Amanda Crowe was chosen for the November 9 Google Doodle as a part of Native American Heritage Month.

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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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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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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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Yvette Mayorga's (MFA 2016) cake-like sculptures depict Mexican immigrants' version of the American dream in her upcoming display at the Roman Susan Art Foundation. 

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