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The New York Times gives the public its first glimpse inside Nick Cave's newest studio and home, Facility. 

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Sculptor Genesis Belanger's (BFA 2004) surreal and absurd take on the stereotypes of femininity is featured in the New York Times.

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Global Fashion Collective recently chose six emerging designers to showcase their spring and summer 2019 collections on the Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo runway including SAIC alum Alicia Perrillo (BFA 2016). 

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Fashion designer and SAIC alum Gary Graham (BFA 1992) debuts new designs inspired by historical textiles and goth culture. 

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Two SAIC alums are included on the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) 2018 Design Graduates. 

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Jake Vogds (BFA 2014) known simply as Vogds, is pushing the boundaries of pop-art and pop music with their latest work, an evolution of their solo EP in coll

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Vaquera, the rising star in the fashion industry, has shaken up the art and fashion world—whose founders hope they can eventually quit their day jobs.

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Jasmine Chong (BFA 2012) just launched her third successful collection of 1930s inspired designs at this year's New York Fashion Week. 

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Several SAIC alums and faculty have participated in the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Gallery 400's current exhibition, Chicago Disability Activism, Arts, and Design: 1970s to Today.

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Assistant Professor in the Fashion Design department Abigail Glaum-Lathbury (BFA 2006) talks to the Chicago Tribune about First Lady Melania Trump's fashion choices. 

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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.

Benjamin Larose (MDes 2016) shares his latest work for EXPO CHICAGO.

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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.

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Self-proclaimed "underpants extraordinaire," SAIC alum Amy Taylor (BA 2010), was featured in the Chicago Reader's "Makers Issue 2018."

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Supporters and sponsors of the current Charles White: A Retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago, Denise and Gary Gardner, talk to the New York Times, about their art, their life, and why African American art matters.

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New York-based photographer Susan Unterberg has finally come forward as the previously anonymous donor behind unrestricted grant program Anonymous Was A Woman. Unterberg has paid out a total of $5.5 million over 22 years to support underrecognized female artists, some of whom include SAIC faculty and alumni.

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Nick Cave, SAIC professor in the Fashion Design department has taken the stage with a slew of multidimensional, interdisciplinary works throughout the globe.

Performers dancing, dressed in Nick Cave’s large Soundsuits in “Up Right” at the Park Avenue Armory.

The New York Times recently covered SAIC Professor Nick Cave's dance-based performance and installation Let Go

SAIC Fashion Show 2018

This year’s annual year-end SAIC Fashion Show held at Venue Six10 at the Spertus Institute on May 4 was covered extensively.