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"Thrival Geographies," by Amanda Williams and Andres L. Hernandez is displayed in the lobby of the Wrightwood 659 gallery. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune)

Dimensions of Citizenship's debut in Chicago at the Wrightwood 659 gallery was praised for thinking and looking forward by both the Chicago Tribune and WTTW's Chicago Tonight, in addition to being included on Newcity's Design Top 5 list for April.

March 13, 2019
Eric Hotchkiss teaches a public design class for SAIC in Nichols Tower

Nichols Tower in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood was the recent subject of an article in the New York Times.

March 12, 2019
Pictured doors of Sector 2337

Caroline Picard (MFA 2010) recently shut the doors of the Logan Square bookstore, gallery, and performing arts space Sector 2337. 

February 11, 2019

The anniversary edition of Newcity introduces bold ideas about the future of Chicago from 33 visionaries including President Elissa Tenny; faculty members Michelle Grabner, Edra Soto (MFA 2000), and Tanner Woodford; and alums Barbara Koenen (Post-Bac 1986, MFA 1989), Angelique Power (MFA 1998), and Ines Sommer (MFA 1988). 

February 6, 2019

Export Quality Collective is a group of 12 Filipinx American artists whose goal is to create platforms to engage with communities while advocating for more Filipinx visibility in the art world. 

January 16, 2019

Chicago locals, an SAIC alum and current student, and artists from around the world have come together to expand the Hubbard Street Murals.

January 14, 2019