Anonymous asked: Would you reccomend saic for a person who wants to study architecture?? And possibly go on to grad school for architecture after???? What does saic have to offer for students interested in undergrad architecture studies??
Anonymous asked: What is SAIC's success rate, as in percentage of students that have secure jobs after graduation... more specifically in Visual Communications?
Anonymous asked: Is it true that most of downtown Chicago (The Loop) closes around 9 pm?
April 30 - May 3, 2012 The Working Artist...
helps SAIC students and recent graduates find jobs, start businesses, and develop art-based entrepreneurial activities. During Crit Week, we’re presenting a special series of programs about media tools for artists and business start-up. Social Media can play an important role in your plan. Join us for: Social Media for Artists: Kickstarter Learn about social funding for creative...
Sullivan Galleries MFA Show April 28–May 18 Reception: Friday, April 27, 8:00–10:00 p.m. A must-see presentation of the next generation of artists and designers, this exhibition features work by more than 130 students completing their MFA degrees at SAIC. Guest curators Steven Bridges, grupa o.k. (Julian Myers and Joanna Szupinska), Tumelo Mosaka, and Pablo Helguera transform the galleries into...
deadline to vote extended to Monday, April 23,...
Student Government Elections for the 2012-2013 Academic Year are happening this week. These elections are anespecially important event in our community because this group will be the first elected student representatives at SAIC since the 2005-2006 school year. The deadline to vote has been extended to Monday, April 23, 2012 at midnight. Please log on to the SAIC Portal to review the candidates...
NATO and G8
Monday, April 23 6:00–8:00 p.m. MacLean Ballroom, 112. S. Michigan Ave. What are the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the G8, and why are they the target of protests around the world? Are they vital to American security and prosperity? Are they sources of war and inequality? Introduction by Barbara DeGenevieve, Graduate Division Chair Panelists include: Kathy Kelly, Voices for...
Student Fulbright info session
Interested in applying for a Fulbright Fellowship? Come to the Information Session Thursday, April 19, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. 216 Sharp Building Meet Nancy Gildart, SAIC’s Fulbright Program Advisor and learn about this prestigious fellowship to go abroad for an academic year to do an independent project. You will also meet Regina Mamou, SAIC MFA Photo 2007 and Fulbright Alumni Ambassador. To...
The Parlor Room Presents: Nat Trotman
Monday, April 16, 4:30 p.m. Columbus Auditorium, 280 S. Columbus Dr. Join us for a lecture and brief question-and-answer session with artist Nat Trotman, Associate Curator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. In this lecture Trotman will discuss the Guggenheim’s recent exhibition Found in Translation, which gathered works in video and photography to investigate ways that...
Extend Leadership of SAIC President Walter Massey
Dear SAIC Community, I am pleased to announce that at the meeting of the Board of Trustees yesterday, the Board voted unanimously to extend Walter E. Massey’s appointment as President of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago through the 2015-16 academic year. President Massey joined the SAIC community in the fall of 2010 as a prominent educator, administrator, corporate leader, and...
Visiting Artist: Tehching Hsieh
Round-table Discussion Wednesday, April 25, 1:00–3:00 p.m. MacLean Center, 112 S. Michigan Ave., 2M Graduate Performance Space The Visiting Artists Program (VAP) is holding a round-table discussion with Tehching Hsieh on April 25! A limited number of seats are available. Please email your name, department, and year in school to email@example.com byApril 13, 2012. VAP will accept the first...
Artist Statement Workshop
Thursday, April 12, 4:15 to 6 p .m. 214 Sharp Building Get help with your writing for professional opportunities and the SAIC Graduating Fellowship application at this workshop with Kate Schutta, Assistant Dean & Co-Director of the Career + Co-op Center. To attend, register here Sponsored by the Career + Co-op Center
Student Government: Candidate Open Forum TODAY!
Tuesday, April 10, 4:15–6:00 p.m. Sharp Building, 37 S. Wabash Ave., room 214 Come meet the candiates before elections begin on April 16! Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
*** Friday, April 13 *** Opening Reception 4:30–7:00 p.m. 280 S. Columbus Dr. In this end-of-year exhibition first-year students from the Department of Contemporary Practices have the opportunity to propose and create site-specific work to be presented in and around SAIC’s Columbus building. The exhibition runs through April 27. INTER-ACTION 7:00 p.m. SAIC Performance Space, 280 S....
Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective, Comic and Fine...
*** Thursday, April 12 *** 6:00–7:00 p.m. Art Institute of Chicago, Rubloff Auditorium A panel of leading comic experts, including Neal Adams, Ivan Brunetti, Geofrey Darrow, and J.J. Sedelmaier discuss the history and future of this popular—and populist—art form. Richard Holland, cofounder of Bad at Sports podcast moderates this event in advance of the major summer exhibition, Roy Lichtenstein: A...
Anonymous asked: I got into the Graduate program for MFA in Writing, and I'd love to go but honestly I'm poor. I'm very poor. I just filled out my FAFSA and it was processed and sent to SAIC. How likely are they to try and accommodate me? Would it be a good idea to visit the school and speak to admissions and financial aid?
summertimesurrealist asked: I received an email today inviting me to the SAIC Admitted Students Day, but I haven't been informed of whether I have been admitted yet. Does this mean I have been accepted, or does it go out to everyone?
The LeRoy Neiman Center Dedication
Monday, May 7, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago will celebrate the official opening of the LeRoy Neiman Center. This day will mark a great milestone for SAIC as it brings to fruition a long held dream of many generations of students, faculty, and staff: a central place to gather as a community. I want to personally invite you to join me in celebrating this momentous occasion. Monday,...
Gold Coast Art Fair!
June 30 and July 1 Grant Park’s Butler Field All SAIC students are invited to submit an application for the Gold Coast Art Fair, June 30 and July 1. Applications are due May 1. All SAIC enrolled students and 2012 graduates are eligible to apply, and 10 will be selected to participate. The $595 fee will be waived. Click the links below for more information and to download the application....
Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year Award
Nominate your favorite faculty members for their dedication to teaching and for making SAIC a better place! One full-time and one part-time faculty member will be selected based on student nominations to be honored at this year’s Commencement ceremony. Nomination forms can be found here. Nominations are due April 20 by 4:30 p.m. Questions? Email email@example.com or...
Spring Art Sale
Support SAIC students! Buy their work at the 12th Annual Friday, April 13, 2012, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2012, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. MacLean Ballroom, 112 S. Michigan Ave. More than 120 SAIC students will be selling a diverse selection of their work including jewelry, paintings, sculpture, photography, prints, fashion, and multimedia. Free admission and open to the public....
TODAY! Housing Resource Fair
First Thursdays Presents: Student Housing Resource Fair April 5, 4:15–6:00 p.m. MacLean Ballroom, 112 S. Michigan Ave. Join Student Association and learn the ins and outs of off-campus housing!
Anonymous asked: Does SAIC have classes that pertain to illustration, and for someone who wants to become an illustrator?
Anonymous asked: Is there an official facebook page for the class of 2016?
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