February 9, 2015

SAIC and CB2 Launch Student-Designed Space-Saving Collection

CHICAGO—In collaboration with the international home décor and furniture retailer CB2, 12 graduate and undergraduate students from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) Industry Projects class created a unique line of space-saving storage solutions featuring furniture, lighting, textiles and accessories now available for purchase at CB2 stores nationwide and online.

February 7, 2015

SAIC Alum Wins a 2015 Joyce Award

SAIC alum Sanford Biggers (MFA 1999) was one of four artists to receive a 2015 Joyce Award.

February 7, 2015

Crain’s Spotlights SAIC Alum’s Culinary Mold-Making Business

Crain’s Chicago Business featured the unique enterprise of SAIC alum and master mold maker Michael Joy (BFA 1992).

February 7, 2015

SAIC Alum Wins Award at Rotterdam Film Festival

A distinguished jury at the 2015 International Film Festival in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, awarded SAIC alum Jakrawal Nilthamrong (MFA 2006) a coveted Hivos Tiger Award for his film Vanishing Point.

January 28, 2015

SAIC Partners with CB2 to Develop a Space-Saving Collection

In collaboration with the international home décor and furniture retailer CB2, 12 graduate and undergraduate students from SAIC’s Industry Projects class created a unique line of space-saving storage solutions.

January 22, 2015

Chicago Tribune Spotlights Faculty Member’s Soundscapes

Adjunct Associate Professor Eric Leonardson (Sound) was featured in the Chicago Tribune for his ongoing practice of recording soundscapes—the culmination and curation of everyday sounds into art.

January 22, 2015

Chicago Magazine Profiles Alum Richard Hunt

SAIC alum Richard Hunt (BA 1957) was recognized in Chicago Magazine for his decades-long presence as a prominent creator of public art.

January 22, 2015

A Moment in SAIC History

The Randolph Street Gallery was an artist-run alternative that supported the noncommercial and championed the experimental.

January 22, 2015

No Strings Attached

A new fellowship established for Fiber and Material Studies graduate students aims to inspire recipients and honor treasured faculty members.

January 22, 2015

Mixing Realities

A student research collective explores queer identity in the physical and virtual worlds.

January 22, 2015

David Hartt Has a Lot on His Mind

An SAIC alum's omnivorous research methods take him through archives, a wide range of texts, and around the world.

January 14, 2015

ArtNet Names 50 Most Exciting Artists of 2014

artnet recently released its list of most exciting artists of the year and SAIC artists took four of the spots, which are listed in no particular order: alumni Pablo Helguera (BFA 1993) and Tania Bruguera (MFA 2001), Photography faculty member LaToya Ruby Frazier, and honorary doctorate recipient Theaster Gates (2014).

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