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visiting artists program

Jeff Koons Returns to SAIC

The 150th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Lecturer talks about his career, exalts the Chicago Imagists, and sings some Led Zeppelin.

Christian Boltanski

Renowned French artist Christian Boltanski works with the ephemera of daily life and human experience to create installations that explore memory and loss and the relation between life, death, and art.

Rona Pondick

New York–based artist Rona Pondick uses traditional and technologically advanced methods to create sculptural hybrids.

Kunlé Adeyemi

Kunlé Adeyemi is a Nigerian architect, urbanist, and designer with a focus on developing cities.

Eija-Liisa Ahtila

Finnish artist and filmmaker Eija-Liisa Ahtila experiments with narrative storytelling in her films and cinematic installations.

Sarah Vowell (MA 1999): Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series

SAIC alum Sarah Vowell (MA 1999) is a New York Times–bestselling author of six nonfiction books on American history and culture.

Jeff Koons: 150th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Lecturer

Internationally acclaimed sculptor, painter, and alum Jeff Koons (SAIC 1975–76, HON 2008) will discuss his work on the occasion of SAIC’s 150th Anniversary.