Roselle Brown’s latest novel The Lake on Fire was the subject of an interview in Newcity.

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A new four-part series titled Art and Design in Chicago premiered on Fr

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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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SAIC alum Jacob Dimuzio (BFA 2015) has been praised by

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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.

Cover of Emil Ferris' 'My Favorite Thing Is Monsters'

Emil Ferris (BFA 2008, MFA 2010) won three Eisner Awards for her debut graphic novel My Favorite Thing Is Monsters. She won Eisner Awards in the Best Graphic Album–New, Best Writer/Artist, and Best Coloring categories. 

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VoyageChicago interviews Mark Jeffery and Judd Morrissey.

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Gabriel Fowler (MFA 2002) has been spotlighted in the New York Times "Neighborhood Joint" section.

Esquire magazine has released their “The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)” list.


SAIC Professor in the Writing department Jesse Ball has been awarded the Berlin Prize for 2018–19 from the American Academy in Berlin.

SAIC continues its year-end events with an exciting line-up for spring and summer.

Beginning March 10, 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 events. 

F Newsmagazine, SAIC’s student-run publication, received numerous accolades

A list including Chance the Rapper, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky, and perennial tourist attraction Sue the T. Rex sounds like good company.

With 2018 just around the corner, best of 2017 lists are slowly emerging, and Emil Ferris' (BFA 2008, MFA 2010) graphic novel, My Favorite Thing is Monst

F Newsmagazine, SAIC’s student-run publication, received numerous accolades in the 2016–17 Pinnacle College Media Awards.

Wintrust Arena

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will hold its 2018 Commencement Ceremony at the new Wintrust Arena at 200 East Cermak Road.


Alum and faculty member Daniel Borzutzky's (MFA 2000) collection of poetry, The Perfo