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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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Ni’Ja Whitson (MFA 2007) was awarded the 2019 Creative Capital Award.

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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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ArtReview lists artists Kerry James Marshall, Theaster Gates, and Marina Abramovic in its "2018 Power 100."

Activist and SAIC alum Tania Bruguera's (MFA 2001, HON 2016) latest installation of her exhibition, 10,143,210, tackles government censorship and the campaign to release photographer Shahidul Alam from prison.

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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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Filmmaker, performance artist, and SAIC alum Wu Tsang (BFA 2004) was named one of the 25 MacArthur Fellows for 2018  by the John D. and Catherine T.

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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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This year's Hyundai Commission at Tate Modern features an interactive art installation by political activist, artist, and SAIC alum Tania Bruguera (MFA 2001, HON 2016). 

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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.

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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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Interdisciplinary artist and SAIC alum Dread Scott (BFA 1989) is well known for his controversial work What is the Proper Way to Display a US Flag?

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