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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

Co. Design Showcases Alum's Urban Vision

Walking down the same streets, looking at the same buildings, and adhering to the same weekday routine are all common experiences for city dwellers.

December 4, 2017

Alum Shines Light on Centers Helping Artists with Disabilities Break into the Art Market

Alum Lisa Slominski (BA 2003) recently wrote an extensive article for Artsy about the fully blossomed movement of studios and art spaces created in support of those with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

December 4, 2017

Frieze Profiles Alum Jessica Jackson Hutchins

Portland-based artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins' (Post-Bac 1997, MFA 1999) new solo exhibition, The People's Cries, at Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York was highlighted in a Frieze magazine article.

December 4, 2017

CreatiVets Featured in Time Magazine

Richard Casper (BFA 2012) and his nonprofit organization, CreatiVets, were the recent feature of a Time magazine story.

December 4, 2017

Irving Petlin's Artwork Reviewed by Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic recently profiled artist Irving Petlin (BFA 1956) and his solo exhibition, A Tribute to Irving Petlin, at the National Arts Club in New York City.

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