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San Francisco Art Institute was founded by artists for artists in 1871.

SFAI is a laboratory for art + ideas where you can push the boundaries of:

SFAI Alumni  go on to show work in galleries and museums, found art organizations, win academy awards, write books, and so much more...

Alicia McCarthy (BFA 1995) and Scott Trattner (BFA 1997) on SFAI: