12th Annual Spring Art Sale Returns to SAIC Ballroom

Chicago, IL—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) proudly hosts the 12th annual Spring Art Sale on Friday, April 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the historic SAIC Ballroom (112 South Michigan Avenue). Co-sponsored by Campus Life and SAIC's Student Association, the Spring Art Sale is FREE and open to the public. For more information, please call 312.629.6880 or visit saic.edu/springsale.

The immense talent and creativity of more than 120 SAIC students is on display at this unique sale, which features photographs, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, prints and drawings, jewelry, fashion accessories, and handmade paper designs. It is a wonderful opportunity to talk to students and take home a masterpiece by one of the world's next great artists. Prices of works for sale range from $1 to $1000+. Participating students receive the majority of their total sales; SAIC Student Association receives a small commission to support the Spring Art Sale and to fund future projects and educational programs.

High resolution press images are available at saic.edu/images.


About the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs to nearly 3,200 students from around the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, SAIC has an educational philosophy built upon an interdisciplinary approach to art and design, giving students unparalleled opportunities to develop their creative and critical abilities, while working with renowned faculty who include many of the leading practitioners in their fields. SAIC's resources include the Art Institute of Chicago and its new Modern Wing; numerous special collections and programming venues provide students with exceptional exhibitions, screenings, lectures, and performances. For more information, please visit saic.edu

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SAIC Spring Art Sale, April 13-14, 2012. Image courtesy of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Press/Media contact

Bree Witt
P: 312.499.4211 (office)
E: communications@saic.edu