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Beatriz Beckford

Beatriz Beckford is a full-time student and a full-time activist. In SAIC's Master of Arts in Teaching program, she's developing a pedagogy centered on social justice, all while leading campaigns as national director for youth and education justice at Moms Rising.

LEDs to Bees - SAIC

From LEDs to bees and renewable energy in between, for the past 10 years the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has been busy becoming a sustainable and resilient campus. 

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2019's 3Arts Awards recipients (left to right, top): Richard Costes, Laksha Dantran, Ivelisse Diaz, Stephanie Diaz, Damon Locks; (left to right, bottom): Jumaane Taylor, Norman Teague, Bethany Thomas, Sam Trump, and Santiago X. (3Arts)

Damon Locks (BFA 1991), Norman Teague (MFA 2016), and Santiago X (MFA 2018) were awarded grants from 3Arts, reports the

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Terrain Biennial – SAIC

Chicago Tonight features SAIC community members who are part of the Terrain Biennial.

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Surrounds: 11 Installations exhibit at MoMA

On October 21, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will reopen after a summer-long closure and an ambitious renovation project of its gallery spaces. Among the 10 fall shows opening, Yasmil Raymond (BFA 1999) was an organizer of Surrounds: 11 Installations.

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

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Quilt squares created by mothers and children of St. Anthony Mother's Healing Together as a tribute to their deceased children.They adorn tent walls of a canopy that Sonja Henderson created. Image courtesy of "Chicago Tribune"

SAIC's Sullivan Galleries current exhibition, Envisioning Justice, has been featured in multiple media outlets.

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Sarah Ross (Art Education) and J. Gibran Villalobos (Dual MA 2015)

The Field Foundation named 14 recipients of its inaugural "Leaders for a New Chicago" awards, reports the Chicago Tribune. Assistant Professor of Ar

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Patricia Nguyen and John Lee for Chicago Torture Justice Memorial

The Chicago Reader recently reported that Chicago Torture Justice Memorials (CTJM), a collective which includes SAIC faculty members, alums, and stu

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"Thrival Geographies," by Amanda Williams and Andres L. Hernandez is displayed in the lobby of the Wrightwood 659 gallery. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune)

Dimensions of Citizenship's debut in Chicago at the Wrightwood 659 gallery was praised for thinking and looking forward by both the Chicago Tribune and WTTW's Chicago Tonight, in addition to being included on Newcity's Design Top 5 list for April.

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SAIC Shows

Beginning March 9, 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 even

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SAIC was named the top producer of Fulbright US Students for special focus four-year institutions for 2018–19 with six awardees, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education

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