Photography

The Department of Photography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is constantly redefining the medium of photography. Our distinguished faculty and eclectic curriculum encourage you to experiment in your work.

Admitted Student Week

February 22-26
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New Undergraduate students and families are invited to join us online each evening this week to learn more about a different aspect of SAIC!

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Studio Deadline: 4/1

SAIC offers Post-Baccalaureate Certificates through many of our studio departments. Application deadline: April 1, 2021.

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Our multifaceted approach

Our multifaceted approach to the medium includes traditional forms of image making and conceptually oriented practices and makes the SAIC Photography program uniquely diverse.

As a student in the Photography department, you will:

  • Explore the practice and theory of photography
  • Practice your art in a supportive, nonhierarchical community among faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students
  • Work with state-of-the-art equipment and enjoy access to all the resources of the school

Interested in Learning More?

Continue to explore the Department of Photography’s website to learn more about curricular offerings, faculty, students, alumni, and more or schedule a tour and view our 2020 catalog of student work.

Interested in learning how you can apply?

Visit the undergraduate or graduate admissions websites or contact the admissions office at 800.232.7242 or admiss@saic.edu.

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