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The Chicago Sound Show, 2019, Smart Museum of Art, Vera and A. D. Elden Sculpture Garden

Among the nine local artists in The Chicago Sound Show at the University of Chicago, five have direct ties to the SAIC Sound Department

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Surrounds: 11 Installations exhibit at MoMA

On October 21, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will reopen after a summer-long closure and an ambitious renovation project of its gallery spaces. Among the 10 fall shows opening, Yasmil Raymond (BFA 1999) was an organizer of Surrounds: 11 Installations.

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John Corbett and Jim Dempsey

John Corbett and Jim Dempsey (BFA 1991) are the duo behind one of Chicago’s foremost art galleries, Corbett vs. Dempsey. We spoke with them about their connection to the School, their upcoming involvement in EXPO CHICAGO, and what drives their work. 

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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is pleased to welcome new full-time faculty members who are joining the School. 

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Image courtesy of the Chicago Reader

Camilo Medina (BFA 2012), Guillermo Rodriguez (BFA 2013), Javier Forero, and Pierce Codina are members of the band Divino Niño who performed at the first Demolición music festival.

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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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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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Artists use beverage and food as a medium.

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Eric Leonardson (MFA 1983) leads a sonic tour of Chicago's natural enviornments.

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