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The San Francisco Art Institute was founded in 1871, and was one of the oldest art schools in the United States. It was also the oldest art school west of the Mississippi River.
On July 16, 2022, the school closed permanently.
From their website:
The passing of this venerable institution is a loss for the entire art world, especially for SFAI’s friends, colleagues, and SFAI artists: its students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Graduates and teachers include:
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco CA 94133