SAIC Recognized again for Excellence in Diversity
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SAIC’s new faculty members represent a diverse range of practices, media, and methodologies and exemplify SAIC’s focus on interdisciplinary studies. Read more.
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December 21, 2021
The Department of Photography is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021/2022 Fred Endsley Memorial Fellowships and the James Weinstein Memorial Fellowship. Endsley Memorial Fellowship Undergraduate Recipients Kyle Dong Jordan Keyes Sophie Lopez Yanqi Wang
March 11, 2021
The New York Times spotlighted the work of Associate Professor LaToya Ruby Frazier, whose photography documents the courage and diversity of communities that have been ravaged by unemployment, poverty, and racism.
December 17, 2020
The Department of Photography is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020/2021 James Weinstein Memorial Fellowship and the Fred Endsley Memorial Fellowships. * * * * * Weinstein Memorial Fellowship Recipient Alayna Nicholle Pernell
For more than 155 years, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has been a leader in educating the world’s most influential artists, designers, and scholars. Located in downtown Chicago with a fine arts graduate program ranked number two in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, SAIC provides an interdisciplinary approach to art and design as well as world-class resources, including the Art Institute of Chicago museum, on-campus galleries, and state-of-the-art facilities. SAIC’s undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate students have the freedom to take risks and create the bold ideas that transform Chicago and the world, and adults, teens, and kids in our Continuing Studies classes have the opportunity to explore their creative sides, build portfolios, and advance their skills. Notable alumni and faculty include Georgia O’Keeffe, Nick Cave, David Sedaris, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Cynthia Rowley, Michelle Grabner, Richard Hunt, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and Jeff Koons.