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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.

Wu Tsang
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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 activisit, 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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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.

Tony Tasset’s 'Judy’s Hand Pavilion', currently installed in front of the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland. Photograph: ALEX GREENBERGER/ARTNEWS
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The inaugural FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art 

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SAIC Assistant Professor Maria Gaspar and alum Laurie Jo Reynolds (MFA 2000) are recipients of the Art for Justice Fund's "Imagining Justice" Arts Grant.

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SAIC Adjunct Assistant Professor D Denenge Duyst-Akpem has been featured in several publications about Afrofuturism, the recent boom of the movement, and humans in space.

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VoyageChicago interviews Mark Jeffery and Judd Morrissey.

This spring, Newcity released its list of "Breakout Artists 2018" for the fourteenth year running. The list of “budding" image makers includes several SAIC alumni who were profiled by Newcity as artists “making insightful, mesmerizing and beautiful work.” 

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

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. 

SAIC alum Tania Bruguera (MFA 2001, HON 2016) can add another accolade to her list: Tate Modern commission.

Bill Shannon (BFA 1996) and Dread Scott (BFA 1989) were among the recipients of the United States Artists 2018 Fellowship Award, which grants up to $50,000 i

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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.

SAIC alum Dread Scott (BFA 1989), best known for his provocative works like What Is the Proper Way to Display a US Flag?, has launched a Kickstarter

Alum Lori Talley (MFA 1998), who currently serves as the Vice President and Director of Digital Production at branding agency Cramer-Krasselt, weighed in on

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

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As her EP appears to strong reviews, SAIC alum Kristin Hayter (BFA 2008) traces the roots of her visceral and varied practice in an

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

The New Yorker recently published a profile of

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

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

Ann Hamilton is known for her site-responsive, large-scale installations, public projects, and performance collaborations.

A life spent speaking truth to power and seismic changes in political order have led SAIC alum Tanya Bruguera (MFA 2001, HON 2016) to direct her first play a

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SAIC faculty members Mark Jeffery (Performance) 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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Performance artist Tania Bruguera (MFA 2001) and textile artist Sonya Y.

This fall Theaster Gates (HON 2014) hosted Sanctum, a 24-hour, 24-day schedule of performances in Bristol, England.