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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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Summer 2019 3W2 June 17 - July 5 Instructors: Matthew Goulish: Writing Lin Hixson: Performance Mark Jeffery: Performance

This 3-week summer intensive looks...

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A look at the Sidney R. Yates Gallery which has been made to feel like Goat Island’s Lincoln Park-based church gym rehearsal space.

Associate Professor of Historic Preservation and cocurator of goat island archive—we have discovered the performance by making it, Nick Lowe spoke with Gary Zidek for WDCB radio's The...

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The Shed. Photo by Iwan Baan

The Shed, a new visual and performing arts space in New York City, launches its opening season on April 5. The arts center, designed for 21st-century artists and audiences will present works in...

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Blair Thomas. Photo courtesy of Saverio Truglia via "Chicago Reader"

Blair Thomas, adjunct associate professor in the School's Performance department, discusses his inspirations to pursue puppetry as a serious art form and his work as founder and artistic...

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Wu Tsang photographed in New York City, December 2018.

ArtNews recently profiled MacArthur Fellow, artist Wu Tsang (BFA 2004) about pivotal works in her career and how her art makes us question what we know about identity. Tsang...

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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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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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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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Ni’Ja Whitson (MFA 2007) was awarded the 2019 Creative Capital Award. With the project funding Whitson is developing The Unarrival Experiments, “an interdisciplinary performance project...

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