September 3, 2014

SAIC Professors Exhibit Work at Cleve Carney Art Gallery

SAIC professor and Co-Chair of Contemporary Practices Amy Vogel is exhibiting her work, spanning 15 years, at the College of DuPage's Cleve Carney Art Gallery, which "features an array of mixed media materials, including photos, paintings, sculpture, notes and raw materials," the Chicago Tribune reporte

September 3, 2014

SAIC Alum and AIADO Faculty Member to Launch Gender-Liberated Undergarments

As a student and now an instructor at SAIC, Brandon Kempe Scanlan (MDes 2013) is working to turn his graduate school thesis into a reality by launching a clothing line that is gender-neutral.

September 3, 2014

Michelle Grabner to Curate Upcoming Issue of New American Paintings

New American Paintings recently named Michelle Grabner, Chair of SAIC's Painting and Drawing department, a curator for the magazine's upcoming exhibit-in-print series.

August 28, 2014

Chicago Tribune Profiles SAIC Alumni and Brookfield Zoo's Resident Artisans

The Chicago Tribune recently profiled two artists and SAIC alumni who are keeping zoo animals happy by making natural-looking toys and devices, "invented to shake a zebra out of its lethargy, give a warm bed to a tree shrew, force a gorilla to forage for his food or provide a polar bear with a stone that rolls unpredictably," says writer Christopher Borrelli.

August 28, 2014

SAIC Alum Featured in Art F City

Reporter Whitney Kimball at Art F City recently spent a month in Philadelphia conducting studio visits with various artists.

August 28, 2014

Public Insecurities Opens at 900 N. Michigan Student Space

As part of SAIC’s Creativity in the Workplace program, the exhibition space in the 900 N.

August 27, 2014

SAIC Participates in Hyde Park Art Center’s 75th Anniversary Celebrations

The Hyde Park Art Center (HPAC) celebrates its 75th birthday this year with the exhibit The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle.

August 27, 2014

Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists: Documentary on SAIC Alumni

In a new documentary directed by Leslie Buchbinder and written by John Corbett, Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists documents the group’s and its individual artists’ stories and includes interviews by their students and mentees, such as Jeff Koons and Peter Doig.

August 27, 2014

SAIC Alum is Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez’s Go-To Poster Designer

SAIC Alum Kurt Volk (Animation) has been working with Robert Rodriguez and his Troublemaker Studios for well over a decade.

August 21, 2014

In Memorium: Barbara DeGenevieve

Boundary-pushing artist and Chair of SAIC’s Photography Department, Barbara DeGenevieve, lost a battle with cancer, passing away on August 9 at the age of 67.

August 21, 2014

Fast Company Goes Inside the "Bizarre" World of Glitch Art

Fastcolabs.com, a division of Fast Company, included an interview with SAIC alums and faculty members Nick Briz (MFA 2011) and Paul Hertz (MFA 1985) this summer.

August 21, 2014

Susan Giles Named Hyde Park Art Center Chicago Resident Artist

Hyde Park Art Center, one of Chicago’s most important incubators or the visual arts, recently named Susan Giles (MA 1997) its 2014–15 Chicago Resident Artist.

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