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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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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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SAIC alum Rashayla Marie Brown (BFA 2015) is a celebrated multidisciplinary artist and lecturer in the School's Photography department.

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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?

Rendering of imagery that video firm Obscura Digital might project onto the Mart. Art on theMART photo courtesy "Chicago Tribune"
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Jan Tichy (MFA 2009) and Jason Salavon are (MFA 1997) among the four artists chosen to make a giant Riverwalk-facing video wall on the Merchandise Mart for Art on theMART.

Jennie C. Jones, Red Measure, Muted and Clipped
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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 

Artadia winners Leonard Suryajaya and Derrick Woods-Morrow
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SAIC alumni Leonard Suryajaya (MFA 2015) and Derrick Woods-Morrow (MFA 2016) have both received the 2018 Chicago Artadia Award

Sam Prekop, member of The Sea and Cake and SAIC alum, talks shop on WBEZ's Morning Shift about how the band started, how his art informs his music, and what's changed in the new album, Any Day.

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.

LaToya Ruby Frazier New York Times cover

Critic Jerry Saltz (SAIC 1970–75, HON 2008)  describes the p

The Graham Foundation has released its 2018 list of individual grantees.

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is excited to announce six US Fulbright Fellows for 2018, the most Fulbright Fellows ever awarded to the Sc

MLK Jr. Living Memorial, Marquette Park

The Atlantic has commemorated the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination with a special issue featuring photographs by LaToya Ruby Frazier.

Throughout its decade-long existence, the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts has awarded six SAIC students with its prestig

SAIC alumni David Hartt (MFA 1994) and Martine Syms (BFA 2007) are inaugural Fellows as part of the Graham Foundation's new fellowship program.