July 22, 2015

SAIC Appoints Renowned Art Historian David Getsy as Interim Dean of Graduate Studies

A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees and post-baccalaureate programs to more than 3,500 students from around the globe. SAIC also provides adults, high school students, and children with the opportunity to flourish in a variety of courses, workshops, certificate programs, and camps through its Continuing Studies program.

July 19, 2015

The New York Times Explores Detroit’s Public Art

The New York Times article focuses on artists contributing to Detroit’s vibrant community.

July 19, 2015

Mathias "Spider" Schergen Featured on NPR's All Things Considered

SAIC alum Mathias “Spider” Schergen (BFAAE 1980) taught art at Jenner Elementary Academy for the Arts for the last 23 years.

July 15, 2015

SAIC Professor Adam Mack’s Sensing Chicago

Inside Higher Ed reviewed Associate Professor of Liberal Arts Adam Mack’s Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrackers, the first multisensory history of the city.

July 15, 2015

SAIC Alum Featured for Menswear Brand

WWD features Johnathan Taylor (MDes 2013) in "Ones to Watch at New York Fashion Week: Men’s." Taylor will be launching his brand Moment Homme, inspired by Japanese design with classic American tailored pieces. Image from article

July 15, 2015

Terry Myers Reviews Albert Oehlen’s Exhibition at the New Museum

Terry Myers, Professor and Chair of Painting and Drawing at SAIC, reviews Albert Oehlen’s (HON 2015) exhibition, Home and Garden, at the New Museum in the Brooklyn Rail. Image from the article

July 14, 2015

SAIC Welcomes Terri Lonier as Dean of the Career + Co-op Center

Crain’s Chicago Business reports that Terri Lonier is leaving her position at DePaul’s Coleman Entrepreneurship Center where she is credited for promoting entrepreneurship across the university and leading improvements to the center's facilities. Image from Article

July 12, 2015

SAIC Alum on Motherhood


July 9, 2015

Michelle Grabner Exhibits at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Painting and Drawing Professor Michelle Grabner has her first solo show at the encyclopedic Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), running from May 22–November 15, 2015.

July 8, 2015

Chicago Social Practice History Series Reviewed

SAIC has published a series of four volumes that explore the work of Chicago artists and thinkers, from the 20th century to today, whose practices directly engage with the social sphere.

July 8, 2015

SAIC Alum to Have Work Displayed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Meghan Moe Beitiks (MFA 2013) will have a work titled Intra-Active Hitmap, 2014 on display at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FermiLab).

July 8, 2015

Resurrecting the Dead

For her Art History thesis, an SAIC graduate student restages an obscure, yet pivotal moment in Japan’s cultural history.