Chicago’s media spotlight the sale’s eclectic assortment of one-of-a-kind, SAIC-student-made gifts.
Chicago’s media spotlight the sale’s eclectic assortment of one-of-a-kind, SAIC-student-made gifts.
November 25

Holiday Art Sale Earns Local Media Blitz

On November 13 Chicago Magazine’sSales Check newsletter—received by more than 7,000 subscribers each week—featured SAIC’s Holiday Art Sale, urging readers to stop by and “help the artists at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago put a dent in their student loans.” Time Out Chicago listed the sale in its weekly selection of “Critics Picks.” Noting the diverse assortment of hand-made gifts on display, the magazine reports the Holiday Art Sale is the place “to rack up purchases for the culture lovers in your life.” In an article posted by RedEye on November 16, Erin Vogel quotes Jes Takla, Director of Campus Life at SAIC. "It's a great resume builder to have the professional experience of being at an art fair presenting their work," she says. "It's invaluable to students who will be working as artists after they graduate." Chicagoist also featured the event in its Arts & Entertainment section and Gapers Block listed the sale in its daily “Slowdown” of events