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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 ...

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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. The new faculty members represent a diverse range...

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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. Appointed on the...

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education continues its year-end events with an exciting line-up for spring and summer. Celebrating the...

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. Celebrating the talented SAIC...

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

Richard Casper (BFA 2012) and his nonprofit organization, CreatiVets, were the recent feature of a Time magazine story. Casper founded CreatiVets in 2013 as a way to help veterans...

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. Moving Commencement to the Wintrust Arena doubles...

Several members from SAIC's community were included on Newcity’s  Art 50 2017 list of Chicago’s “visual vanguard,” artists, curators, educators, and collectors whose...

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 Institute of Chicago’s Department of...

SAIC will be out in full force at EXPO CHICAGO 2017, managing a booth while faculty and alumni present work, and curate video series. The School is also partnering with EXPO to ...

Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010), an Assistant Professor in the School’s Fashion Design department, is one of the many SAIC faculty and alumni scheduled to contribute new work as part of...