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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

SAIC Alumni at Homan Square

From leading classes to serving as artists-in-residence, SAIC alumni are collaborating with area residents at Homan Square to develop creative solutions to local issues. This past September, SAIC hosted an open house at its new satellite classroom in Nichols Tower at Homan Square, on Chicago’s West Side. 

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 30, 2016

SAIC in Detroit

On September 9, SAIC came together for the opening night of Sanford Biggers' (MFA 1999) solo exhibition, Subjective Cosmology at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD).

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.

November 21, 2016

Artnet Names the 100 Most Collectable Living Artists

Artnet recently named the 100 most collectable living artists of 2016.

November 21, 2016

2016 Propeller Fund Grant Awards SAIC Alumni and Faculty Projects

Propeller Fund recently released its list of 2016 grant recipients, and many SAIC alumni and faculty projects have been awarded.

November 17, 2016

Film about Karl Wirsum Remastered

A 1973 film about founding member of the Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists, Karl Wirsum (BFA 1962, HON 2016), has been remastered and digitally restored.

November 17, 2016

Alum Proves Doodling Can Be a Career

The Chicago Tribune recently caught up with Alison Vellas (BFA 2013) to talk about how she made doodling her career.


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