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Halston and Liza Minnelli

Legendary fashion designer Halston (SAIC 1952) is the subject of a new fashion documentary, which was featured in Logo television's blog NewNowNext. Halston is known for putting...

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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. The artists who "represent the unbounded energy of art making in Chicago" are...

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Image courtesy of Hyperallergic

Nick Cave, professor in the Fashion, Body and Garment program crosses over fashion, sculpture, installation, performance, video, and designed objects in his work. In an interview...

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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 events. Celebrating the talented SAIC...

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Pope's banners were inspired by interviews with students at several schools, including Lindblom Math and Science Academy High School in West Englewood. (John Konstantaras / Chicago Tribune)

Adjunct Professor of Fashion Design Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010) was recently profiled in the Chicago Tribune about her work, being a former Chicago Golden Gloves winner,...

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Newcity's Design Hall of Fame 2019

Newcity released its annual Design 50 list along with a special Design Hall of Fame, honoring those who drive the creation of form, function, and beauty. Considering leadership, influence, and...

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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. The 2018–19 Fulbright...

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In>Time Performance Festival

STATE, the performance by Norwegian choreographer Ingri Fiksdal, director Jonas Correll Peterson, and Copenhagen-based fashion designer Henrik Vibskov at the Museum of Contemporary...

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Fashionista featured SAIC alum Tamara Malas (BFA 2012) in its list of “13 New Plus Size and Size Inclusive Brands That Launched in 2018.” Malas, who received the Cornelia Steckl...

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Nick Cave, Stephanie and Bill Sick Professor of Fashion, Body and Garment was recently featured in an article in Vogue Living Australia for his work Until, which is on...

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SAIC alum Sky Cubacub (BFA 2015) was included on the Chicago Tribune's list of "10 who made a difference in Chicago's culture in 2018," for their work as founder of Rebirth Garments, a...

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Two SAIC professors were recently interviewed for the December 2018 issue of Newcity magazine for their Designed Objects issue. Nine designers chose nine other influential designers...

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