The Art of the Pixel at SFAI: LG Electronics Sponsors New Media Competition

LG Electronics is celebrating The Art of the Pixel by sponsoring a New Media Competition, and SFAI is one of only a few schools in the country chosen for this partnership.

There is one guaranteed winner from SFAI who will be awarded a $5,000 cash prize and be featured in an LG-organized gala in New York City.

At the gala, an overall First Place winner will be selected and awarded an additional $5,000. The Second Place winner will receive an additional $3,000 and the First and Second Place winners’ schools will receive a $50,000 and $25,000 grant, respectively.

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SFAI Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant to Support SFAI’s Mobile Engagement Project

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced today that the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) is one of 886 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. SFAI is recommended for a $60,000 grant to support theMobile Engagement Project, a mobile phone application that will engage users in an immersive experience of the historic SFAI campus and enhance their participation in the public programs offered by the institute.

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End of Year Message from President Charles Desmarais

Dear Artists and Colleagues,

As we complete the last day of class of my third year as President, I write to thank you all for an extraordinary year. Your work—and your real accomplishments—are a source of pride for us all. 

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