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

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Antichamber Music Quartet

Antichamber Music is an improvising quartet that includes SAIC Sound faculty members Katherine Young (bassoon + electronics) and Lou Mallozzi (turntables + m

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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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