Teacher Programs: Faculty
Andrew Falkowski received his BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz, a MA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a MFA from CALARTS. He joined the Artist Pension Trust (NYC) in 2006 and in 2007, his two-person show with Karl Erickson at Hi Energy Gallery in Los Angeles, "The Art of War", was chosen by Artforum.com as a "Critics Pick" for the month of October. In 2011, Andrew was featured in Chicago Art Magazine's article, "Artists You Should Know: Top Picks" and had solo shows at Rosamund Felsen Gallery and Andrew Rafacz Gallery. Falkowski has an extensive national exhibition record and, aside from writing for New Art Examiner and Cakewalk Magazine from 1999-2003, has been reviewed or featured in numerous art publications. He has upcoming solo shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Dallas and is represented by Rosamund Felsen Gallery. He is currently teaching a range of courses at the School of the Art Institute (SAIC) and has taught in SAIC's Teacher Institute in Contemporary Art (TICA) program since 2009. He currently lives and works in Chicago.
Philip Vanderhyden received his BFA in Painting from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and his MFA from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Vanderhyden has an extensive national exhibition record and his work has been reviewed in Art in America, Artnet, and Artslant, among others. He recently concluded a solo exhibition of his work at Andrew Rafacz Gallery in Chicago and curated the retrospective of Pictures Generation artist Gretchen Bender. Vanderhyden works as a visual arts educator and has taught a range of undergraduate and graduate level courses at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Northwestern University, and the University of Illinois at Chicago, among others. He has taught in the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Teacher Institute in Contemporary Art (TICA) program since 2009. He currently lives and works in New York.