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Bratton bids farewell

Dean of Undergraduate Studies leaves SAIC to accept College Presidency in California

Bratton is leaving to take over the Presidency of the San Francisco Art Institute, though beaches and warmer weather might be part of the reason too. How does this affect SAIC?

changing how we teach art students
Making artists

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago is changing the way it thinks about how to teach artists-to-be.

The First Year Program, also referred to as FYP, has recently undergone a major restructuring process, with changes to be implemented in Fall 2004. In 2004, SAIC’s First Year Program will shift from the traditional modernist idea of the “artist as isolated individual,” to the artist as collabrating “community member” and “citizen.”

School News Brief

The Art Institute of Chicago Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of James Cuno to the position of Director and President of the Art Institute.