September 16, 2019

SAIC Recognized for Excellence in Diversity with 2019 HEED Award

SAIC received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, a national honor recognizing US colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

September 16, 2019

SAIC's Vital Presence at EXPO CHICAGO

At this year’s EXPO CHICAGO, faculty and alums from SAIC continue to dominate the renowned exposition with work at the SAIC Booth, galleries, and with their engagement in various programs.

Dread Scott (BFA 1989)

September 13, 2019

Dread Scott's Latest Project Featured in Vanity Fair

Dread Scott (BFA 1989) discusses his upcoming performance Slave Rebellion Reenactment in Vanity Fair.

September 13, 2019

SAIC Faculty and Alums Participate in NADA

New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) will be presenting a new contemporary art fair, the Chicago Invitational from Wednesday, September 18 through Saturday, September 21.

September 11, 2019

Nine SAIC Alums and Faculty in Newcity's "Fall Arts Preview"

SAIC alums and faculty featured in Newcity's "Fall Arts Preview" for design events. 

Nia Easley

September 10, 2019

SAIC Alum Nia Easley Explores History of Avondale's Black Settlers

SAIC alum Nia Easley (BFA 2006, MFA 2018) was recently featured in Block Club Chicago discussing her project researching the history of an area within Avondale historically known as the Dawson subdivision, which was once a Black settlement founded in the late 1870s.

Sterling Ruby (BFA 2002)

September 10, 2019

Sterling Ruby's Journey into Fashion Design Featured in the New Yorker

Sterling Ruby (BFA 2002) was recently profiled in the New Yorker about adding fashion design into his creative practice.

Roger Brown: Virtual Still Lifes via Museum of Arts and Design; Jenna Bascom

August 30, 2019

The New York Times Reviews Roger Brown: Virtual Still Lifes

Roberta Smith (HON 2017) of the New York Times reviewed Roger Brown: Virtual Still Lifes, an exhibit of work by Roger Brown (BFA 1968, MFA 1970) at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York.

Katherine Bernhardt at her Brooklyn studio in June 2019. Photo: Dina Litovsky

August 29, 2019

Katherine Bernhardt Profiled in GQ

Katherine Bernhardt (BFA 1997) was profiled in the article "Paint It Loud" in GQ.

“Choral” combines visuals depicting reefs with a musical score designed to spark curiosity about the underwater coral ecosystem. (Courtesy Northwestern University)

August 29, 2019

Marlena Novak's Coral Reef 3D Animation Featured on WTTW

Adjunct Associate Professor Marlena Novak's (Film, Video, New Media, and Animation) installation, Choral, at 150 North Riverside Plaza, which immerses visitors into the world of coral reefs, was featured on WTTW news.

Jesse Ball's The Divers Game

August 29, 2019

Chicago Tribune's Fall Literary Preview Includes Works by Jesse Ball and Chris Ware

Writing department faculty member Jesse Ball and alum Chris Ware's (SAIC 1991–93, HON 2019) latest works were included on the Chicago Tribune's list of "28 books you need to read now," part of its fall literary preview.

August 26, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Digitally Preserves Rare Artist Talks

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a leader in art and design education, has preserved more than 500 hours of original recordings of rare artists’ lectures and, for the first time, will make the files available unrestricted to the public for educational and research purposes.