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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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Sadie Woods (MFA 2016), lecturer in Contemporary Practices, shares her experience as a first-generation college graduate.

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Edra Soto, "Manual GRAFT," 2018 decal, 192 x 72 in.

Lecturer in Contemporary Practices Edra Soto (MFA 2000) was awarded the inaugural Foundwork Artist Prize, wh

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Terrain Biennial – SAIC

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

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 On WCPT 820 AM Chicago, David Thomas and Lauren Hogan discuss courses and resources offered in the Continuing Studies program.

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Contemporary Practices Assistant Professor Maria Gaspar amplifies the voices of the marginalized at the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

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SAIC alums and faculty featured in Newcity's "Fall Arts Preview" for design events. 

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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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Many SAIC community members are featured on Newcity's annual "Art 50" list of Chicago's visual vanguard of 2019.

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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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"Cows on Parade" in Chicago in 1999, including a couple on Michigan Avenue, a LaSalle Bank Marathon cow, "Nine Spotted Lady Bug Cow" on the side of the Talbot Hotel, the Chicago Film Festival cow and "Rhinestone Cowgirl." (Tribune photos)

Chicago's famous Cows on Parade, artistically embellished cow statues that first appeared on the city's streets and plazas in 1999, have returned th

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The Chicago Architecture Biennial announced the more than 80 contributors from more than 20 countries participating in the 2019 biennial, which is titled “…and other such stories.” 

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