Photography
Photography Program
Photography School
Photography Institute
Photography Graduate Program

The Department of Photography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is constantly redefining the medium of photography. Our distinguished faculty and eclectic curriculum encourage you to experiment in your work.

Our multifaceted approach to the medium includes traditional forms of image making and conceptually oriented practices and makes the SAIC Photography program uniquely diverse.

As a student in the Photography department, you will:

  • Explore the practice and theory of photography
  • Practice your art in a supportive, nonhierarchical community among faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students
  • Work with state-of-the-art equipment and enjoy access to all the resources of the school

Interested in learning more?

Continue to explore the Department of Photography’s website to learn more about curricular offerings, faculty, students, alumni, and more or schedule a tour.

Interested in learning how you can apply?

Visit the undergraduate or graduate admissions websites or contact the admissions office at 800.232.7242 or admiss@saic.edu.