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May 17, 2017

SAIC Partners with New Coworking Space for Start-ups and Entrepreneurs

SAIC is partnering with Northwestern University, Robert Bosch, and 1871 to help launch the Connectory.

May 16, 2017

Rashid Johnson's New Exhibit Debuts at Milwaukee Art Museum

On June 23, Rashid Johnson (SAIC 2003–04) will open his exhibition Hail We Now Sing Joy at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

May 16, 2017

Sommelier of the Year Awarded to Alum

Art school is where many students develop taste.

May 16, 2017

Politics and Sewing Merge at Aram Han Sifuentes' Artist-Residency

Lecturer and Fiber and Material Studies alum Aram Han Sifuentes (MFA 2013) is currently an artist-in-residence at the Chicago Cultural Center.

May 12, 2017

Unique Collaboration Showcases Students' Accessory Designs

A recent collaboration with the Ann & Robert H.

May 12, 2017

SAIC Names Dawn Gavin As The Smith-Buonanno Family Director Of Contemporary Practices

CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, announced the appointment of Dawn Gavin as the inaugural Smith-Buonanno Family Director of Contemporary Practices.

May 10, 2017

Pagans and Witches Are Focus of Student's New Podcast

Brontë Mansfield (MA 2017) launched her podcast Mystic a mere 10 days ago and it's already garnering praise.

May 4, 2017

Scientist-in-Residence Eugenia Cheng Is Changing Views about Math

With a new book and a heightened focus on STEM fields nationwide, SAIC's Eugenia Cheng (Liberal Arts) is on the front lines of making mathematics a joy to artists and the general public alike.

May 3, 2017

Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence Go to SAIC Students

Congratulations to the SAIC students who were awarded first and second place in the Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence.

May 2, 2017

Sanford Biggers Awarded 2017 Rome Prize

Artnews announced the recipients of the 2017 Rome Prize in Visual Arts.

May 2, 2017

Entrepreneurs Empowered by the Annual MakeWork Challenge

On Friday, April 28, students and alumni convened in room 327 of the Sharp Building to compete in the annual MakeWork Challenge.

May 1, 2017

Three Alumni Named 2017 Breakout Artists

Newcity released its 2017 list of "Breakout Artists", the publication's annual list of Chicago artists "whose work deserves your immediate and undivided attention." Of the eight artists included on the list, three are SAIC alumni, Jenn Smith (MFA 2016), Huong Ngo (MFA 2004), and SAIC faculty Aram Han Sifuentes (MFA 2013, Liberal Arts, Fiber and Material Studies).

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