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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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Tom Buechele and his work

In a recent article in Crain's Chicago Business titled "Back to grad school, for the fun of it," Tom Buechele (BFA 1989, MFA 2017) expressed his reasoning for returning to school for graduate...

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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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Ayesha Singh Forbes India

Ayesha Singh (MFA 2018) has been included in Forbes India  30 Under 30 special mentions list. Originally from New Delhi, India, Singh's work in drawing,...

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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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Several SAIC community members were awarded grants from the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Painters and Sculptors Grant Program. The Joan Mitchell Foundation celebrates the life of abstract...

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Known for her one-of-a-kind carvings of bears, squirrels, bulls, and other native animals Amanda Crowe (DIP 1952) was renowned for her contributions to the art world and her...

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Mary Jane Jacob, professor in the Department of Sculpture and director of the Institute for Curatorial Research and Practice at SAIC has released a new book from the University of Chicago...

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After more than 25 years of successful iron pours at Crabtree farm in Lake Bluff, Illinois, the SAIC Sculpture Department has introduced iron casting as a semester long course which runs every...

A new four-part series titled Art and Design in Chicago premiered on Friday, October 5, on WTTW with the first episode "If You Build It." The series covers a wide range of Chicago artists...

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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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This year’s EXPO CHICAGO featured interviews with SAIC faculty and alums on September 29 as part of Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon. The interviews were led by art...

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