Related
Announcement
November 10, 2020

Master of Design in Fashion, Body and Garment

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Emily Shen, Zone, 2019.

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's (SAIC) groundbreaking Master of Design in Fashion, Body and Garment (MDes) welcomes interdisciplinary artists and designers interested in expanding or reinventing their practice to apply for a MDes.

The Master of Design in Fashion, Body and Garment program seeks to provide a creative and intellectual context in which the nature and potentiality of fashion is closely examined and reimagined. Uniquely situated within a vibrant contemporary school of art and design, this program builds on the connections and relationships between art and fashion that have been evolving in the past century and that reach an unprecedented level in contemporary practices today.

Through a combination of dedicated design studios, topical seminars, self-directed research, technical labs, design history and theory courses, and a wide range of elective options such as performance, film, new media, writing, or sculpture, students are able to explore a breadth of possibilities, yet achieve an in-depth focus within their individual practice.

Faculty
Nick Cave, Rey Pador, Katrin Schnabl, and Liat Smestad.

Application information
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Master of Design in Fashion, Body and Garment is accepting applications through January 10, 2021. Further information and application guidelines can be found here.

About the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
For more than 150 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 consistently ranking among the top programs 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—as seen through notable alums and faculty such as Michelle Grabner, David Sedaris, Elizabeth Murray, Richard Hunt, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cynthia Rowley, Nick Cave, Jeff Koons, and LeRoy Neiman. Learn more at saic.edu.

Thank you!

An email with a confirmation link has been sent to the email address you entered. To complete your subscription, click this link.