As one of SAIC's more than 17,000 alumni, you continue to shape, alter, enrich, and inspire the cultural landscape through your images, words, objects, sounds, critical thinking, collaborations, and conversations. At SAIC, we celebrate the passionate innovation and creativity that you bring to our immediate and global community.
SAIC alumni are innovative in finding ways to give back to their communities and causes they care about. This issue takes a look at alumni who are using their art and design education to help others overcome trauma, find homes for shelter animals, and create a space for creativity in the community in which they live.
A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees and post-baccalaureate programs to 3,500 students from around the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, SAIC has an educational philosophy built upon an interdisciplinary approach to art and design, giving students unparalleled opportunities to develop their creative and critical abilities, while working with faculty who are the leading practitioners in their fields.