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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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Terracotta Moonjar at Beyond Tradition exhibition at Numeroventi gallery, Florence, Italy (2019) (Courtesy the Artist)

Yoon-Young Hur (BFA 2006) was featured in the Architect's Newspaper about how she channls architecture into her ceramic work, which is deeply rooted in her Korean heritage. 

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Artsy features Sterling Ruby (BFA 2002) for his use of materials and scale in his first museum survey

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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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Top row: Genesis Belanger (2004), Teresa Burga (MFA 1970, HON 2018). Bottom row: Diane Simpson (BFA 1971, MFA 1978), Jeffery Gibson (BFA 1995)

Four SAIC alums are featured in Artsy’s annual list of the 50 most influential contemporary artists, “Artsy Vanguard 2019: The Artists to Know Right Now." 

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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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Newcity Breakout Artists 2019

Newcity released its 2019 Breakout Artists list, and six of the eight artists included are SAIC alums.

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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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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.

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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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