SAIC News

Nicholas Cueva "Head Injury" (2018)

May 21, 2019

Nicholas Cueva's Paintings Wax Poetic

Nicholas Cueva (Post-Bac 2009, MFA 2011) examines surfing through an experiential lens in the exhibition Sex Wax, which was recently reviewed in Hyperallergic.

Image courtesy of the Chicago Reader

May 21, 2019

Members of Divino Niño Forge Fellowship at Demolición

Camilo Medina (BFA 2012), Guillermo Rodriguez (BFA 2013), Javier Forero, and Pierce Codina are members of the band Divino Niño who performed at the first Demolición music festival.

SAIC Fashion 2019

May 21, 2019

SAIC Fashion 2019 Student Designers Highlighted

SAIC student designs from Fashion 2019 runway show were featured in the article "5 Rising Designers We Loved at the 2019 SAIC Fashion Show," on the arts and culture media platform Rainbowed.

I Wanna Be Well installation view

May 20, 2019

Hyperallergic Reviews Gregg Bordowitz: I Wanna Be Well

Gregg Bordowitz: I Wanna Be Well, an exhibition of work by Professor Gregg Bordowitz, was recently reviewed in Hyperallergic.

Virtual Still Life 6-Return to Russia

May 20, 2019

Museum of Arts and Design Presents Exhibit on Roger Brown

The first solo museum show in New York devoted to the work of Roger Brown (BFA 1968, MFA 1970) debuted at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD).

Ghost Rider and Helstrom are coming to Hulu. Courtesy of Marvel

May 20, 2019

Felipe Smith's Marvel Character Ghost Rider Will Debut on Hulu

SAIC alum Felipe Smith (BFA 2000) is the creator of Marvel character Ghost Rider, who is also known as Robbie Reyes.

Whitney Museum of American Art

May 16, 2019

Whitney Biennial 2019 SAIC Artist List

The Whitney Biennial 2019 opens this week on May 17 and runs through September 22.

"The Sea & Poison" was Goat Island's sixth full-length piece.

May 8, 2019

A Living Archive Found in Goat Island Archive Exhibit

goat island archive—we have discovered the performance by making it, an exhibit and accompanying performances which pay homage to the performance art group Goat Island, was reviewed in the Chicago Reader.

SAIC student designs for WantedDesign

May 7, 2019

SAIC Student Designs Will Debut at WantedDesign

SAIC students in the Designed Objects program Whatnot Studio course, taught by Peter Oyler and Jonah Takagi, will debut their designs at WantedDesign's Brooklyn edition from May 16–20.

Stephen Varble in the Elizabethan Farthingale (1975) by Greg Day

May 6, 2019

David Getsy Inspires with the Gutter Art of Stephen Varble

Hyperallergic reviewed The Gutter Art of Stephen Varble: Genderqueer Performance Art in the 1970s, Photographs by Greg Day, curated by David Getsy.

Photo: Joan Mitchell, ca. 1946. Photography by Barney Rosseti, Joan Mitchell Foundation Archives. © Joan Mitchell Foundation

May 6, 2019

Joan Mitchell's Letters Offer New Perspective on the Artist

The abstract expressionist painter Joan Mitchell (BFA 1947) was known for her large-scale works, achieving the same level of acclaim as her male contemporaries like Jackson Pollock, and her relentless pursuit of art.

Mitsu Salmon (MFA 2014) and Jane Jerardi (MFA 2012) image

May 6, 2019

SAIC Alums Selected as 2019 Dancemakers Lab Artists

Two SAIC alums, Jane Jerardi (MFA 2012) and Mitsu Salmon (MFA 2014) were selected as 2019 Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artists. 

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