November 19, 2014

SAIC Alum Rebecca Morris Reflects on Her Practice

Hyperallergic sat down with SAIC alum Rebecca Morris (MFA 1994) for a beer recently to discuss her career and work.

November 19, 2014

SAIC Faculty Terri Kapsalis Talks About the Design of the Speculum

SAIC faculty Terri Kapsalis (Visual and Critical Studies) recently spoke to The Atlantic about the modern speculum's design.

November 19, 2014

Robert and Diane Levy Give $1 Million to SAIC

CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), one of the nation’s leading art and design schools, announced a $1 million gift from Diane v. S. and Robert M. Levy. The donation will support need-based scholarships for undergraduate students, as well as the school’s Annual Fund. Available for the 2015 academic year, the gift will establish the Diane v. S. and Robert M. Levy Scholarships, supporting SAIC’s long-standing commitment to providing a world-class art and design education for all students, regardless of economic background.

November 13, 2014

SAIC Students Engage Community with Portraits of Resolution

The Chicago Tribune recently covered the community art project Portraits of Resolution carried out by SAIC Master of Arts in Art Education students William Estrada and Erica Brooks, in collaboration with Anthony Rea.

November 13, 2014

Seventeen Chicago Institutions form America’s Urban Campus

CHICAGO (Nov. 13, 2014): Newly formed America’s Urban Campus® (AUC), a consortium of 17 not-for-profit Chicago-area colleges and universities, released today the results of an in-depth study on how Chicago’s higher education sector impacts the city, establishing Chicago as a global destination for higher education and post-graduate employment.

November 12, 2014

SAIC Alum Talks About Her Art Therapy Practice

SAIC alum Rachel Nash (MA 2010) spoke to Dallas News about her practice, sharing insight on the unique benefits of art therapy, and its dearth in Dallas, Texas, where her practice is situated.

November 12, 2014

Wall Street Journal Talks to SAIC for Advice for Artists

The Wall Street Journal collected tips and advice from advisors for artists in today's art economy.

November 11, 2014

Chicago Tribune Highlights SAIC Student and Founder of Curate

SAIC student Cari Sacks (MA 2015) found a digital solution to help art buyers see how art works look in a given space before making the purchase.

November 11, 2014

SAIC Alum's Current Project Inspired by Visits to the Art Institute

Tinsley Hammond (BFA 2010), is currently displaying her work The Projection Series at Boston's ARCH Gallery.

November 10, 2014

SAIC Receives More Than $1 Million Through Bank of America Art Auction

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), one of the nation’s leading art and design schools, today announced it received a $1.2 million donation from Bank of America as the result of an art auction of works from the company's own collection held last night, as well as proceeds from a separate auction with Sotheby's. The donation will fund need-based scholarships for Chicago high school graduates to pursue their education at SAIC.

November 6, 2014

Faculty Alison Ruttan Interviewed by WTTW

SAIC faculty Alison Ruttan (Painting and Drawing and Contemporary Practices) was recently named by the Illinois Arts Council Agency as one of 18 Illinois artists to the 2014 Fellowship Award.

November 5, 2014

SAIC and its Community Well-Represented in Newcity's "Best of Chicago"

The Art Institute of Chicago, SAIC, and its faculty, staff and alumni were well represented on Newcity's 2014 Best of Chicago list, with the SAIC highlighted for "Best new strides taken for gender inclusivity in art school" for the efforts initiated by the League of Extrardinary Genders.

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