If there is anything I am learning about the art world at SAIC, its everything! Experimenting in different mediums and art types is daily routine. Film, sculpture, plaster, and sound are just a few things that I have dipped my hands into since being here. The best thing is that I can take all different types of classes and never have to define a major. For example, I can take shoe design and figure drawing. I create my own plan and degree based on what I am interested in and want to create. The main thing I am learning though,...
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It has a strong program but students who aren't self motivated can get lost easily. Sometimes I think it is the kind of program that is best for students who already have a degree. It is great for being conceptual but you don't learn a lot of basic skills.» Read More
I always knew this school was the school for me. I love that its hands on and that all our teachers have real life experience in the career they're teaching. The teachers aren't just there to do there job, they actually care.» Read More
The School of the Art Institute is a fantastic interdisciplinary art school that will help you take your conceptual skills and fine tune them into superior art making tools. It's a place to explore your interests and develop them under the instruction of some fantastic working artist teachers. The campus is set in the very heart of Chicago, one of the most beautiful and vibrant cities in the world.» Read More
SAIC is fantastic if you are certain that you want to be an artist or designer. Students can dabble in other art mediums while still staying on track with your primary focus. SAIC is so well-known within the art and design world--being associated with this school is a big plus because of its connections with many employers!» Read More
School of the Art Institute is not only very prestigious, it is located in an art mecca. The resources available are beyond count and the professors help direct you in the use of your media. The community is beneficial to your social networking as well as your work through critique.» Read More