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Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Biennial 2019 opens this week on May 17 and runs through September 22.

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Photo of UAW 1112 demonstrating to pressure G.M. in Lordstown, Ohio

Associate Professor of Photography LaToya Ruby Frazier contributed a photo essay and interviews with the portrait subjects for the cover story, "The Last Cru

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Graham Foundation logo

The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts has released its 2019 list of individual grantees.

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Newcity Breakout Artists 2019

Newcity released its 2019 Breakout Artists list, and six of the eight artists included are SAIC alums.

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"Pizza Parade" Courtesy of the artist

Artist, alum, and Lecturer Alberto Aguilar (BFA 1997, MFA 2001, Contemporary Practices) frequently merges the domestic space with the artistic.

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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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Sterling Ruby Studio, STATE, 2019, production still

Sterling Ruby (BFA 2002) was recently profiled in

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LaToya Ruby Frazier, associate professor in the Photography department, was selected by director Spike Lee to photograph Angela Bassett for the latest cover

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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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James Weinstein Memorial Fellowship Recipient:

Guanyu Xu