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May 6, 2019

SAIC Alums Selected as 2019 Dancemakers Lab Artists

Two SAIC alums, Jane Jerardi (MFA 2012) and Mitsu Salmon (MFA 2014) were selected as 2019 Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artists. 

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May 6, 2019

LaToya Ruby Frazier's Photo Essay Tells the Story of a Factory Town with No Factory

Associate Professor of Photography LaToya Ruby Frazier contributed a photo essay and interviews with the portrait subjects for the cover story, "The Last Cruze," of the "Money Issue" of the New York Times Magazine.

May 6, 2019

SAIC Graduate Student Awarded 2019 Gensler Diversity Scholarship

SAIC graduate student Rula Zuhour (MArch 2020) was named first-place winner of the 2019 Gensler Diversity Scholarship.

Halston and Liza Minnelli

May 2, 2019

Iconic Fashion Designer Halston Celebrated in New Documentary

Legendary fashion designer Halston (SAIC 1952) is the subject of a new fashion documentary, which was featured in Logo television's blog NewNowNext.

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April 30, 2019

SAIC Faculty and Alums Awarded Individual Graham Foundation Grants

The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts has released its 2019 list of individual grantees.

April 30, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presents Spring and Summer Exhibitions and Events

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education continues its year-end events with an exciting line-up for spring and summer.

Adam Foster's 18-karat gold, aquamarine and moonstone cuff

April 30, 2019

Forbes Features SAIC Alum's Jewelry Creations

Master jeweler and SAIC alum Adam Foster (BFA 2003) was recently featured in Forbes for his ultra-nuanced creations, which are appearing at Bergdorf Goodman in New York this May. 

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April 30, 2019

The New York Times Names Delano Dunn an Artist to Watch

Delano Dunn, post-graduate teaching fellow in the Departments of Painting and Drawing and Contemporary Practices, was included in the New York Times spring gallery guide article "Four Artists to Watch Now."

Bri Beck courtesy of Sixty Inches from Center

April 26, 2019

SAIC Student Bri Beck Organizes Disability Art Showcase

This April, Art Therapy student Bri Beck (MA 2019) hosted the first Disability Art Showcase and Maker-Space at Access Living, downtown Chicago's main center for independent living.

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April 26, 2019

President Tenny among Crain's 2019 Notable Women Executives

SAIC President Elissa Tenny was included on a list of Crain's Chicago Business 2019 Notable Women Executives over 50.

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April 25, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Fashion 2019 Runway Show and Exhibition Considers the Potential for Transformation through Design

Students from the Department of Fashion Design at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will make a fresh, bold statement when their designs hit the runway at the School’s annual fashion show and exhibition on May 3.