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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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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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Carole Frances Lung (BFA 2005, MFA 2007) and Wu Tsang (BFA 2004) were among the recipients of the United States Artists  (USA) 2019 Fellowship Award, which grants up to $50,...

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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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Sculptor, performer, and writer Gordon Hall (MA 2011, MFA 2011) is featured on the cover of the December issue of Art in America. Hall also contributed a feature article to the...

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SAIC Fiber and Material Studies Professor Anne Wilson and alum Shannon Stratton (MFA 2003, MA 2008) were recently featured in an Artsy article "These Artists Would Love for You...

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Amanda Crowe (DIP 1952) was honored on November 9 on Google Doodle as the figure who led a resurgence of Native American art. Crowe is best known for her work in the...

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Ten Chicago-based artists will receive $25,000 cash grants to support their work and artistic practice thanks to 3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grant making organization. Among...

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Several SAIC community members have been awarded grants from the Propeller Fund. Selected from more than 100 candidates, these self-organized, artist-led projects continue Propeller's mission...

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Notable SAIC alums and faculty have participated in the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Gallery 400's current exhibition, Chicago Disability Activism, Arts, and Design: 1970s to Today...

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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 the present. With photos, essays, and new...

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Yvette Mayorga (MFA 2016) uses bright colors and soft, almost edible looking acrylics to mimic the look of icing in her sculptures that bear resemblance to the cakes she remembers...

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