Sarah Ross (Art Education) and J. Gibran Villalobos (Dual MA 2015)

June 13, 2019

SAIC Alum and Faculty Member Receive Inaugural "Leaders for a New Chicago" Awards from Field Foundation

The Field Foundation named 14 recipients of its inaugural "Leaders for a New Chicago" awards, reports the Chicago Tribune. Assistant Professor of Art Education Sarah Ross and J.

The Hubble gave us images like the Pillars of Creation, which depicts vast, star-generating columns interstellar gas some 6,500–7,000 light years from Earth.  Visual: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team

June 5, 2019

Weaving Art and Astronomy

A recent article in Time Magazine discusses the significant connection between astronomy and art and mentions the work of SAIC alum Isaac Facio (BFA 2001, MFA 2017) and Benedikt Diemer, a cosmologist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 

Top row: Jerry Brennan, Donald G. Evans, Eric Kissamer. Bottom row: Eileen Favorite, Ruben Quesada, Elizabeth Metzger-Sampson

June 5, 2019

Newcity's "Lit 50" 2019 Includes SAIC Community Members

Newcity's 2019 "Lit 50" list includes several SAIC community members.

June 4, 2019

Chicago Architecture Biennial 2019 SAIC Contributor List

The Chicago Architecture Biennial announced the more than 80 contributors from more than 20 countries participating in the 2019 biennial, which is titled “…and other such stories.” 

“Scarecrow” (2018) by Every house has a door, directed by Lin Hixson, performed at Alfred ve dvore Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic. Left to right: Matthew Goulish, Essi Kausalainen/Photo: Vojtech Brtnický.

June 3, 2019

Encountering the Performance Collective Every house has a door

Professor Lin Hixson (Performance) and Adjunct Professor Matthew Goulish (Writing), founding members of the performance art group Goat Island, were featured in Newcity about the performance collective they began a year after Goat Island ended.

June 3, 2019

Teen Art Council Slated to Debut in Homan Square

The Teen Art Council, a new internship program for Chicago Public School high school students from North Lawndale, will kick off on June 15 at Nichols Tower in Homan Square reports Austin Weekly News.

Michelle LaFoe and Isaac Campbell, founders of OFFICE 52. (Photo: Christian Colombres Courtesy OFFICE 52)

June 3, 2019

Surface Magazine Interviews Michelle LaFoe

SAIC alum and cofounding principal of OFFICE 52 Architecture Michelle LaFoe (Post-Bac 1992) was interviewed in Surface magazine about establishing OFFICE 52 and its unique architectural perspective.

Tony Liu (BFA 2007)

May 23, 2019

Tony Liu of Diet Prada Included on Fast Company's List of "100 Most Creative People in Business"

SAIC alum and Diet Prada cofounder Tony Liu (BFA 2007) made Fast Company's list of "100 Most Creative People in Business." 

David Sedaris (BFA 1987)

May 23, 2019

David Sedaris Inducted into American Academy of Arts and Letters

David Sedaris (BFA 1987) was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Nicholas Cueva "Head Injury" (2018)

May 21, 2019

Nicholas Cueva's Paintings Wax Poetic

Nicholas Cueva (Post-Bac 2009, MFA 2011) examines surfing through an experiential lens in the exhibition Sex Wax, which was recently reviewed in Hyperallergic.

Image courtesy of the Chicago Reader

May 21, 2019

Members of Divino Niño Forge Fellowship at Demolición

Camilo Medina (BFA 2012), Guillermo Rodriguez (BFA 2013), Javier Forero, and Pierce Codina are members of the band Divino Niño who performed at the first Demolición music festival.

SAIC Fashion 2019

May 21, 2019

SAIC Fashion 2019 Student Designers Highlighted

SAIC student designs from Fashion 2019 runway show were featured in the article "5 Rising Designers We Loved at the 2019 SAIC Fashion Show," on the arts and culture media platform Rainbowed.

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