December 4, 2018

Ann Lui Named One of Crain's Chicago Business 40 under 40

SAIC Assistant Professor Ann Lui was named one of Crain's Chicago Business 40 under 40 for her architecture and design practice. 

December 4, 2018

Venice Architecture Biennale's U.S. Pavilion Coming to Chicago

Dimensions of Citizenship: Architecture and Belonging from the Body to the Cosmos, the official US entry at the recently-concluded 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, will be on view for the first time in the United States at Wrightwood 659, a new art space located at 659 W.

December 4, 2018

SAIC Faculty Featured in Newcity's Designed Objects Issue

SAIC faculty Abigail Glaum-Lathbury and Pete Oyler were recently featured in Newcity's Designed Objects issue. 

December 4, 2018

SAIC Alum Amanda Crowe Celebrated for Her One-Of-A-Kind Carvings

Artsy magazine recently celebrated the legacy of SAIC alum and renowned wood carving artist Amanda Crowe (DIP 1952).

Photo courtesy of Efroymson Family Fund

December 4, 2018

SAIC Faculty Tirtza Even and Andres Luis Hernandez Receive Efroymson Family Fund Awards

SAIC faculty win prestigious Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship Award to support their artistic practices.

December 3, 2018

Jerry Saltz Offers 33 Rules for Being an Artist

"How to Be an Artist" by art critic and SAIC alum Jerry Saltz (SAIC 1970–75, HON 2008) is the cover story of the latest issue of New York magazine. 

December 3, 2018

Mary Jane Jacob's Latest Book Is Released

Mary Jane Jacob, professor in the Department of Sculpture and director of the Institute for Curatorial Research and Practice at SAIC has released a new book from the University of Chicago Press titled Dewey for Artists. 

November 30, 2018

SAIC Receives $500,000 for Painting and Drawing Scholarships

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has received support from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation (HFF) to fund students studying in the Department of Painting and Drawing, as well as programs related to the foundation. Through the Frankenthaler Scholarships, HFF, named after prominent painter and printmaker, Helen Frankenthaler, will make an endowment gift of $500,000 to create annual scholarships for selected students, who will be selected by faculty.

November 30, 2018

SAIC Alums Featured in Gallery Show Celebrating New Media

SAIC alums are featured in a gallery show, curated by Associate Professor Jon Cates, celebrating new media.

November 30, 2018

Anne Wilson and Shannon Stratton on the Line between Furniture and Art

SAIC Fiber and Material Studies Professor Anne Wilson and alum Shannon Stratton (MFA 2003, MA 2008) were recently featured in an Artsy article on the line between art and furniture. 

November 27, 2018

Stars Align for D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem

D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem, professor and alum at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, shares her vision for the future of her work and Afrofuturism.

November 20, 2018

SAIC Faculty Member on the Importance of Sketchbooks

Sketchbooks are far superior to cameras according to Adjunct Associate Professor in the Painting and Drawing department Olivia Petrides (MFA 1977) who was recently interviewed by Artsy magazine.