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Jeffrey Gibson artist

Jeffrey Gibson (BFA 1995) was featured in a recent article in Departures magazine, where he talks about the joy of painting and the pleasure found in color.

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Avoid if contemplating an acid trip … detail from Gladys Nilsson’s A Cold Mouth, which appears in How Chicago! Imagists 1960s and 70s. Photograph: courtesy the artist and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York

The recently opened exhibition titled How Chicago!

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Angel Otero in T the New York Times Style Magazine

Angel Otero (BFA 2007, MFA 2009) was profiled in T: The New York Times Style Magazine about his upcoming solo exhibit Milagros and on opening a second studio in his first home, Puerto Rico, early this summer. 

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Lucy Knisley and Pal courtesy of Chicago Magazine

Lucy Knisley (BFA 2007), author, comic artist, and illustrator, was featured in Chicago magazine and the Chicago Tribune for her sixth graphic novel, Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos

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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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F Newsmagazine, SAIC's student-run publication received numerous awards from the 2018–19 Illinois College Press Association contest. 

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Artist Nikko Washington courtesy of Nolis Anderson

Niko Washington (BFA 2016) is an ace bowler but you wouldn't know it unless you've interacted with him.

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Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Museum of American Art released its list of artists who will contribute to this year's Whitney Biennial, the foremost exhibition of contemporary

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Tyson Reeder's Painting for T Magazine

Associate Professors in Painting and Drawing, brothers, and artists Scott and Tyson Reeder were recently asked by

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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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