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January 12, 2018

The New Yorker Profiles Alum Sanford Biggers

Few artists escape pigeonholing quite like Sanford Biggers (MFA 1999)—or at least, that's the conclusion the New Yorker comes to in its profile on him.

January 3, 2018

SAIC Alumni Make Hyperallergic's Top 20

Hyperallergic announced its list of top 20 NYC arts shows recently, with two of the School's alumni making the cut. Angel Otero (BFA 2007, MFA 2009) and Saya Woolfalk (MFA 2004) placed sixth and 16th, respectfully.

January 3, 2018

SAIC Emeritus Unveils PhD Sculpture at University of Chicago

Preston Jackson, famed sculptor and professor emeritus at the School, was seen across town at the University of Chicago unveiling of a bust he completed.

January 3, 2018

Chancellor Massey Honored at Nobel Prize Ceremony

In a career filled with milestones, SAIC Chancellor Walter Massey's inclusion in the Nobel Prize ceremonies ranks among the highest—doubly so because his own contributions are implicated in the recipient's successes.

December 14, 2017

Massey Reflects on the Funding of LIGO

SAIC Chancellor Walter Massey reflects on the funding of the first Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). In October, LIGO recorded gravitational waves formed by two colliding black holes and won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics.

December 12, 2017

SAIC Remembers Alum Roger Brown

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) remembers the life and legacy of alum and Chicago Imagist Roger Brown (BFA 1968, MFA 1970) on the 20th anniversary of his death and remarkable bequest to SAIC, which continues to educate and inspire students today.

December 11, 2017

Newcity Features SAIC Community in New Designed Objects Issue

Newcity recently released its "Designed Objects Issue," which culminates all the best in Midwestern-modernist design and the designers making waves in the industry with their technological and futuristic objects.

December 11, 2017

Alum Pens SITE Write-up for Chicago Tribune

An SAIC alum writing about SAIC gallery events featuring SAIC artists: How meta is that?

December 8, 2017

My Favorite Thing is Monsters Chosen A Top Book of 2017

With 2018 just around the corner, best of 2017 lists are slowly emerging, and Emil Ferris' (BFA 2008, MFA 2010) graphic novel, My Favorite Thing is Monsters has made two lists.

December 8, 2017

Fashion Alum Awarded National YoungArts Fellowship

Shenequa Brooks (MDes 2017) was chosen as the inaugural National YoungArts Fellow reports the Miami Herald. The artist will receive a $25,000 unrestricted grant from the National YoungArts Foundation and a year-long mentorship with globally acclaimed artist Daniel Arsham.

December 6, 2017

SAIC Students Celebrate Nike's Iconic Air Force 1

Ten SAIC students recently got the chance to be a part of an exciting workshop with Nike in celebration of the 35th anniversary of its Air Force 1 shoe.

December 5, 2017

SAIC at Miami Art Fairs

December 4 saw the start of Miami Art Week 2017 and the SAIC community was featured prominently at several fairs.

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