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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.

Todros Geller with students (Courtesy Spertus Institute)
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SAIC alum and late Chicago artist Todros Geller (SAIC 1918–23) is having his first solo show in more than 70 years.

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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.

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 

Amtrak Mural
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SAIC alum, Ashley Pastore (MFA 2018), was chosen to create a new piece of artwork for Amtrak's Union Station.

Charles White, Sound of Silence, 1978

SAIC alum Charles White’s (SAIC 1937–38) work is featured in an exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Photo courtesy of An Rong Xu

Gabriel Fowler (MFA 2002) has been spotlighted in the New York Times "Neighborhood Joint" section.

William Chen and Amy Pleasant photo

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.

Ann Lui / Photo: Nathan Keay
Venice Biennale 2018

Newcity released its 2018 "Design 50" issue, which recognizes the leading voices in Chicago design.

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

Wintrust Arena

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.

Four years ago, the department of Instructional Resources and Facilities Management (IRFM) began a modernization of the entire 142,000 square-foot Columbus D

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.

Downtown Gary will be getting new public art thanks to its inaugural public art competition. Sponsored by the Legacy Foundation, the contest is offering awar

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

Adjunct Assistant Professor Alex Chitty was recently named Best Rising Artist by Chicago Magazine. 

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