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1980s

South Carolina Storyteller

Jonathan Green (BFA 1982) vividly depicts the culture and landscape of the Low Country through his narrative paintings.

Back in Style

In the early 1990s, Gemma Kahng (MFA 1980) dressed celebrities like Madonna and Sharon Stone.

Sound Gardener

For the past three decades, Ian Schneller (MFA 1986) has been carving out a career in sound.

“I went to SAIC thinking one way about fashion and then learned a more expansive, creative way to think about everything.”

—Cynthia Rowley (BFA 1981)

Fashion Icon

Lively Lecturer

Robert Loescher (1937–2007) was a well–known art historian, beloved educator, and lively lecturer who taught at SAIC from 1972–2006.

He Talked Pretty One Day

America's foremost humor writer, David Sedaris (BFA 1987) has sold more than 10 million books.

Artist-Run Alternative

Deeply connected to SAIC, the Randolph Street Gallery supported the noncommercial and championed the experimental.

What Is the Proper Way to Display the US Flag?: An Interview with Dread Scott

Dread Scott (BFA 1989) talks about the provocative work that the President of the United States deemed “disgraceful.”