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
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