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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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Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Museum of American Art released its list of artists who will contribute to this year's Whitney Biennial, the foremost exhibition of contemporary

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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

SAIC alum Guadalupe Rosales' (MFA 2016) solo exhibition Echoes of a Collective Memory at Vincent Price Art Museum features archived photos and memorabilia from her Instagram accounts Veteranas and Rucas and Map Pointz. 

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Several SAIC community members have been awarded grants from the Propeller Fund.

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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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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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