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The Department of Sculpture would like to congratulate Eric Fuertes (Manager, Columbus Digital Fabrication Studio) who has been named co-chair of the Sloss F

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A new four-part series titled Art and Design in Chicago premiered on Fr

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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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EXPO CHICAGO's Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon featured interviews with SAIC faculty and alums led by Hans Ulrich Obrist. 

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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.

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The New York Times fall art preview was recently released, listing more than 100 noteworthy shows to see this fall including many shows with SAIC al

SAIC alums have been featured widely in upcoming fall visual arts events in publications such as artnet, Chicago Sun-Times, and ARTnews, with all three having covered the Chicago Imagists' Hairy Who? 1966–1969, which will open at the Art Institute of Chicago on September 28.

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SAIC alum Richard Hunt (BA 1957, HON 1979) has been chosen to sculpt the Ida B. Wells Memorial.

Jennie C. Jones, Red Measure, Muted and Clipped
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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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SAIC alum Ramón Jiménez Cárdenas (BFA 2018) was recently featured in an article in Fast Company for his project Mending Wall, a series of e

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SAIC alum, Robert Burnier (MFA 2016) erects a three-piece installation on the Riverwalk in honor of Chicago's first official resident.

From Edgewater to Hyde Park, Chicago is increasing its public art with new murals and installations from some of the cities most talented artists including s

Tony Tasset’s 'Judy’s Hand Pavilion', currently installed in front of the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland. Photograph: ALEX GREENBERGER/ARTNEWS
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The inaugural FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art 

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Two SAIC alumni, Amy Pleasant (BFA 1994) and Phillip Chen (MFA 1979), were named 2018 Guggenheim Fellows by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. 

SAIC continues its year-end events with an exciting line-up for spring and summer.

Justus Harris (BA 2013) has been named a 2018 Citizen Artist Fellow from the Kennedy Center for his work as founder of MedSculp, a company that uses creativi

Venice Biennale 2018

This spring, 20 SAIC students bolstered their knowledge of curatorial approaches—how their work and critical positions intersect with questions of citizenshi

Adjunct Assistant Professor Sarah Ross, who teaches in the School's Sculpture and Arts Education departments, sat down with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on WGN Radio to discuss the issues from the panel "Redesigning the System." 

Vice President for Campus Operations, Tom Buechele (BFA1989, MFA 2017) was recently profiled in American Builders Quarterly for his work renovatin

Throughout its decade-long existence, the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts has awarded six SAIC students with its prestig

Over the past 30 years, America’s prison population has boomed, with the United States now housing 5% of the world’s population but 25% of its prisoners.

Beginning March 10, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, kicks off a host of exciting year-end events. 

Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts students and sisters Ambrin Ling (MFA 2018) and Kera Ling (MFA 2018) were recently awarded the prestigious Elizabeth Greens

Hyperallergic announced its list of top 20 NYC arts shows recently, with two of the School's alumni making the cut.

Preston Jackson, famed sculptor and professor emeritus at the School, was seen across town at the

Portland-based artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins' (Post-Bac 1997, MFA 1999) new solo exhibition, The People's Cries, at Marianne Boesky Gallery in New

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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will hold its 2018 Commencement Ceremony at the new Wintrust Arena at 200 East Cermak Road.

This year several SAIC alumni were awarded grants from the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Painters and Sculptors Grant Program.

Chris Bradley (MFA 2010), an SAIC alum currently teaching in the School's Contemporary

Several members from SAIC's community were included on Newcity’s

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is pleased to welcome 13 new full-time faculty members who are joining the School this fall.

This fall, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will launch its Museum Education Graduate Scholars Program, a joint venture between the Art Inst

SAIC is well represented on the Graham Foundation’s list of 2017 grantees.

SAIC will be out in full force at EXPO CHICAGO 2017, managing a booth while faculty and alumni present work, and c

The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation’s Artist as Activist Fellowship is designed to provide support to independent artists and art collectives working to highl

Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010), an Assistant Professor in the School’s Fashion Desi

CHICAGO–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, announced that renowned artist and SAIC alum Jeff Koo

An excerpt from David Sedaris' (BFA 1987) new book Theft By Finding: Diaries (1977–2002) was featured in the 

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has named Jefferson Pinder, Professor in the Department of Sculpture at the School of the Art Institute of Chic

An interview with SAIC President Walter E. Massey.

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Sculptor and SAIC alum Diane Simpson talks about her influences and artistic process.

 

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Garland Martin Taylor and his public sculpture traveled across the country to get people talking about gun violence in Chicago.

 

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As SAIC and the South Side Community Art Center celebrate milestone anniversaries, an exhibition showcases the ties between them.

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As the weather cooled in Chicago things heated up in Miami where several SAIC alumni took Miami fair week by storm.

Artnet recently named the 100 most collectable living artists of 2016.

A 1973 film about founding member of the Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists, Karl Wirsum (BFA 1962, HON 2016), has been remastered and digitally restored.

Hector Arce-Espasas (BFA 2005) has been named one of the 10 most exceptional millennial artists of 2016 by