News

Art & Technology Studies 50th anniversary

ATS@50 (Art and Technology Studies, 1969-2019)

The department of Art and Technology Studies is celebrating 50 years at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

 

Image of Greg Mowery courtesy of WTTW

Adjunct Associate Professor in Art and Technology Studies Greg Mowery was featured on WTTW's Chicago Tonight about his course Neon Techniques and his plans to open up a neon art co-op in Rogers Park.

  • faculty
Day of Service 2019

On March 29, SAIC celebrated its fourth annual Day of Service dedicated to the North Lawndale community. 

  • Chicago
  • Community Engagement
  • faculty
  • Homan Square
  • students
Art & Technology Studies 50th anniversary

The past several years have witnessed a surge of interest in practices at the intersection of art and technology, a phenomenon well documented by the prolife

  • alumni
  • faculty
SAIC Shows

Beginning March 9, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, kicks off a host of exciting year-end even

  • students
Martyl with Ellen Sandor, Keith Miller, Pete Latrofa, and Janine Fron of (art)n., “Have A Nice Day” (2002), 40 x 30 inches, PHSCologram: Duratrans, Kodalith, and Plexiglas (courtesy of Ellen Sandor, (art)n.)

New Media Futures: The Rise of Women in the Digital Arts, a book edited by Ellen Sandor (MFA 1975, HON 2014), Janine Fron, and Donna J. Cox was recently reviewed in Hyperallergic

  • alumni

SAIC was named the top producer of Fulbright US Students for special focus four-year institutions for 2018–19 with six awardees, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education

  • alumni

Professor of Art and Technology Studies Eduardo Kac's 1985 work Reabracadabra is featured in an exhibition The Art Happens Here: Net Art’s Archival Poetics at the New Museum.

  • faculty

SAIC's Bio Art Lab is turning poems into viruses and mutating the medium of traditional art.

  • alumni
  • faculty
  • student
  • students

Several SAIC community members have been awarded grants from the Propeller Fund.

  • alumni
New Media Futures book

The recently released book New Media Futures: The Rise of Women in the Digital Arts was coedited by SAIC alum Ellen Sandor and includes contributions by SAIC faculty members.

  • alumni

Art in Chicago: A History from the Fire to Now, a new book tells the history of visual art in Chicago from before the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 to

  • alumni
  • art history
Design concept rendering for Trevor Paglen: Orbital Reflector, co-produced and presented by the Nevada Museum of Art. Courtesy of Trevor Paglen and Nevada Museum of Art. 2017 | Courtesy "PBS News Hour"

PBS Newshour reports on Trevor Pagelen's (MFA 2002) Orbital Reflector, which will orbit the earth, reflect the sun, and eventually disintegrate, as an object of no military value in space.

  • alumni