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January 10, 2017

Lecturer Recognized as Part of 40 Under 40

Paola Aguirre (Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects) was named one of Impact Design Hub’s 40 Under 40 for bringing collaboration to urban planning.

January 4, 2017

Faculty Member Receives Grant from City

Ann Lui (Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects) and Craig Reschke, partners at the architecture outfit Future Firm, were awarded a grant from the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

January 4, 2017

SAIC Faculty Member Awarded Public Works Project

Following the renovation of the Irving Park Blue Line station, the Chicago Transit Board announced the commission of a public arts project.

January 4, 2017

Print Production as Art Making

For faculty member Dushko Petrovich (New Arts Journalism), publishing is a creative practice.

January 3, 2017

Reviews Soar for Rashid Johnson's New Exhibit

Fall was a busy time for alum Rashid Johnson (SAIC 2004–05), who opened his show Fly Away at the New York gallery Hauser & Wirth to much critical acclaim.

December 12, 2016

Student Receives 2016 Best International Feature Award

Zhengze Zhu's (MFA 2017) film Another Year has been awarded the 2016 Best International Feature Award by the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM). The film logs 13 dinners in 14 months with a working class Chinese family where intimate relationships are revealed as they discuss issues such as working conditions and the one-child policy.

December 1, 2016

Alumni Make Huge Splash at Miami Fair Week

As the weather cooled in Chicago things heated up in Miami where several SAIC alumni took Miami fair week by storm.

November 30, 2016

French National Museum of Natural History Announces Collaboration with SAIC Alum

The Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle—or the French National Museum of Natural History in Paris—recently announced a forthcoming collaboration with SAIC alum Claudia Navas (BFA 1997).  Navas is a trilingual artist who graduated from college in Bogota, Colombia before matriculating to SAIC in the 1990s and studying in France.

November 28, 2016

Local Foundry Hires SAIC Designed Objects Alumni

West Supply Company, located in the Northwest Side Hermosa neighborhood, has become a shop and studio hiring specifically SAIC alumni to create designed objects.

November 28, 2016

Alum's Designs Featured in New York Times Magazine

The New York Times Magazine recently interviewed SAIC alum Olivia Wendel (BFA 2010) about her new line of scarves.

November 28, 2016

Faculty Member's Book Selected as Part of School-Wide Program

University of Alaska Southwest has chosen Mixed: Multiracial College Students Tell Their Life Stories, edited by SAIC faculty member in the Liberal Arts department and Director of Academic Affairs for Diversity and Inclusion Christina Gomez, as the center of its One Book, One Campus program.

November 28, 2016

SAIC's Dean of Student Affairs Awarded for Outstanding Performance

SAIC's Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs, Felice Dublon, recently received the award for Outstanding Performance as a Senior Student Affairs Officer at the 2016 Annual NASPA Regional Conference.

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