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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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At the 48th International Film Festival Rotterdam it was announced that SAIC alum Zhu Shengze’s (MFA 2017) film Present. Perfect. (2019) was named the winner of the 2019 Tiger Award, the...

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SAIC Professor Romi Crawford (Liberal Arts, Visual and Critical Studies, Art History, Theory, and Criticism) was awarded the 2018 Jean Goldman Book Prize for her work coediting...

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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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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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SAIC community members are once again an integral part of this year's EXPO CHICAGO, Chicago's international exposition of contemporary and modern art. Faculty and alums will be ...

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South Side Stories: The Time Is Now! Art Worlds of Chicago’s South Side, 1960–1980, a collaboration between notable Chicago institutions and spaces, has been featured by Newcity. A...

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Newcity's annual Art 50 issue was recently released featuring "Chicago's artists' artists—past, present, and future."  Seventy-six percent of the list features ...

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Amy Taylor (BA 2010) is a self-proclaimed "underpants extraordinaire." Taylor and her BYOB Friday-night class, Sew Your Own Underwear, at Lillstreet Art Center were called out in...

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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education continues its year-end events with an exciting line-up for spring and summer. Celebrating the...

This spring, 20 SAIC students bolstered their knowledge of curatorial approaches—how their work and critical positions intersect with questions of citizenship and its role within art...

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