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Announcing new transfer and graduate scholarships
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Events + Exhibitions
SFAI 150 | A Spirit of Disruption
Friday, Mar 19, 2021 - Saturday, Jul 3, 2021
Walter and McBean Galleries, Diego Rivera Gallery
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50 New Scholarships

The Access50 Scholarship Fund provides transfer and graduate students from underserved communities tuition support through graduation. It is a centerpiece of SFAI’s broader effort to combat racial and economic inequity.

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A statement from Lonnie Graham, SFAI Board Chair, in response to the guilty verdict in the death of George Floyd.

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Celebrating 150 Years

Inspired by our legacy to always look forward, we have attracted individuals who push beyond boundaries to discover uncharted terrain. SFAI Librarian Jeff Gunderson celebrates our faculty and alumni through a tour of our history.

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“When I switched to art definitely and entered the San Francisco Art Institute, it was the greatest experience of my life. I loved every minute of it.”

—Enrique Chagoya BFA 1984, Honorary Doctorate 2017, Guggenheim Fellow 2021

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A snapshot of life as a transfer or graduate student.

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“A lot of art schools teach you technique. At SFAI, they teach you to see.”

—Annie Liebovitz, BFA Photography

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Look Ahead

Support SFAI by giving to the annual fund.

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