SAIC News

October 11, 2019

DACA Provides a Fairer Shot

Central to the aspirational promise of America is the bedrock belief that we are all equal—regardless of the circumstances of our birth—and our flourishing takes place on a level playing field.

October 11, 2019

AIADO Students Contribute to the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum

AIADO students highlight bridgehouses on the Chicago River with the Tender House Project.

October 11, 2019

Alum and Fashion Designer Geoffrey Mac on Project Runway

For Project Runway's 18th season, Entertainment Weekly profiles SAIC alum, fashion designer Geoffrey Mac (BFA 1999).

October 11, 2019

Jesse Ball's New Book Featured in the Chicago Tribune

Jesse Ball, faculty member in the Writing department, discusses his writing process and new book The Divers’ Game in the Chicago Tribune.

October 11, 2019

Nikole Hannah-Jones Interviewed by Chicago Tribune about the 1619 Project

Nikole Hannah-Jones, lead writer of the New York Times' 1619 Project and 2017 MacArthur Fellow, was recently interviewed in the Chicago Tribune.

October 10, 2019

Paola Aguirre Serrano Featured in New York Magazine

Architectural and urban designer and current full-time visiting artist in the Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects, Paola Aguirre Serrano was recently featured in New York magazine highlighting her favorite and most noteworthy sites in Chicago.

October 10, 2019

Shengze Zhu and Jennifer Reeder's Films Included on Tribune's Must See List

SAIC alums and filmmakers, Jennifer Reeder (MFA 1996) and Shengze Zhu (MFA 2017) were mentioned in Chicago Tribune’s list of top 10 films to see at the Chicago International Film Festival this year, which opens on October 16.

October 10, 2019

Nora Taylor on Vietnam's Contemporary Arts Scene in Los Angeles Times

In the Los Angeles Times, Nora Taylor, Alsdorf Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art History, commented on the expanding contemporary arts scene in Vietnam and a current exhibition showing Vietnamese artists in Los Angeles.

Surrounds: 11 Installations exhibit at MoMA

October 10, 2019

MoMA's Reopening Features Exhibit Curated by Alum Yasmil Raymond

On October 21, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will reopen after a summer-long closure and an ambitious renovation project of its gallery spaces. Among the 10 fall shows opening, Yasmil Raymond (BFA 1999) was an organizer of Surrounds: 11 Installations.

October 9, 2019

Haman Cross III and the Out of Eden Walk-Chicago Project

Haman Cross III, artist and instructor in the Continuing Studies program discusses his iteration and pedagogical engagements with the Out of Eden Walk project in the Chicago Tribune.

Photo courtesy of the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

October 8, 2019

Walter Hood Wins Gish Prize

Walter Hood (MFA 2013), landscape and public artist, who was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship two weeks ago has been selected as the winner of this year's Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, reports the New York Times.

October 3, 2019

SAIC Community Members Included in Newcity's "Film 50"

For its 2019 "Film 50" issue, Newcity features SAIC community members.

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