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.

August 23, 2019

The B_Line Inspired by SAIC Alum Ricardo Alonzo

Chicago's Hubbard Street Murals, begun in the 1970s by SAIC alum Ricardo Alonzo (BFA 1970), were recently featured on WGN-TV news. 

August 22, 2019

Faculty Member Peter Exley Interviewed in Crain's Chicago Business

Adjunct Professor Peter Exley (Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects) was featured in Crain's Chicago Business.

R.A.W. Tuba film

August 20, 2019

R.A.W. Tuba Awarded Sandor Prize at Black Harvest Film Festival

The Richard and Ellen Sandor Family Black Harvest Film Festival Prize was presented to the short film R.A.W.

SAIC's Wellness Center

August 13, 2019

SAIC Renovates Wellness Center

This summer, SAIC began a project to completely renovate the 13th floor of the Lakeview Building, which houses the Wellness Center and includes Counseling Services, Health Services, and the Disability and Learning Resource Center.

Guanyu Xu (BFA 2016, MFA 2019), The Dining Room, 2018. Photographs by Guanyu Xu

August 8, 2019

The New Yorker Profiles Alum Guanyu Xu

Photographer Guanyu Xu (BFA 2016, MFA 2019) was profiled in the New Yorker.

Judy Chicago (American, born 1939). The Dinner Party, 1974–79. Ceramic, porcelain, textile, 576 × 576 in. (1463 × 1463 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10. © Judy Chicago. (Photo: Donald Woodman)

August 8, 2019

Judy Chicago Featured in New York Times Style Magazine

Judy Chicago (HON 2018) was featured in the New York Times Style Magazine in the article "What Should an Artist Save?" about artists and their archives.

Sheri Smith (BFA 1973), drawing, courtesy of WTTW

August 8, 2019

Sheri Smith Brings Art to Chicago's Jazz Clubs

SAIC alum Sheri Smith (BFA 1973) who goes by the name Crème Sheri was recently featured on WTTW's Chicago Tonight program. 

Nayland Blake, Magic, 1990–91, puppet, steel, paper, wood, nylon straps, artificial flowers, and carrying case, 33 3/4 x 42 5/8 x 41 3/4 inches. ©Nayland Blake. Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

August 8, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presents Fall Visiting Artists Lineup

This fall, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, will host a distinguished lineup of visiting artists who exemplify the boundary-blurring nature of contemporary art.

Quilt squares created by mothers and children of St. Anthony Mother's Healing Together as a tribute to their deceased children.They adorn tent walls of a canopy that Sonja Henderson created. Image courtesy of "Chicago Tribune"

August 7, 2019

Envisioning Justice Exhibit Highlighted in Artsy and Chicago Media

SAIC's Sullivan Galleries current exhibition, Envisioning Justice, has been featured in multiple media outlets.

Zelda Harris, left, and Delroy Lindo in a scene from Spike Lee's "Crooklyn." (Gene Siskel Film Center)

August 7, 2019

Black Harvest Film Festival Celebrates 25 Years

The Black Harvest Film Festival at SAIC's Gene Siskel Film Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary this August.