With up to 80 courses offered in the Department of Painting and Drawing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) each semester, you have the choice, freedom, and openness to design a curriculum tailored to your creative needs while developing the skills and conceptual foundations necessary for your art practice. Choose from:

Seminars and Advanced Painting Studio

A number of department-specific undergraduate seminars are offered each semester. Some are broad in scope and critique-based, while others pertain to specific topics. Seminars generally include readings, slide presentations, discussions, group critiques, and museum visits. Advanced students can apply to one of two sections of advanced painting studio where they are assigned studio space and work with three different faculty members for three days each week.

Interested in learning more?

Learn more about undergraduate degree program requirements by visiting our undergraduate degree programs web page to get detailed information regarding our undergraduate degree program offerings.

Interested in learning more about how you can apply?

Visit the undergraduate admissions website or contact the undergraduate admissions office at 800.232.7242 or ugadmiss@saic.edu.