New American Paintings recently named Michelle Grabner, Chair of SAIC's Painting and Drawing department, a curator for the magazine's upcoming exhibit-in-print series. Calling her work at the 2014 Whitney Biennial "the show’s highlight," the magazine will have Grabner curate the February 2015 issue.
November 15, 2017
This year several SAIC alumni were awarded grants from the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Painters and Sculptors Grant Program.
November 13, 2017
3Arts, a Chicago-based nonprofit advocating for women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities, has honored two members of the SAIC community with unrestricted grants to pursue their work. Associate Professor in the Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation Tirtza Even and alum Juan-Carlos Perez (BFA 2002) will each receive an award for $25,000. For the past 10 years, 10 artists from the six-county Chicago metropolitan area working in the performing, teaching, and visual arts have received awards from the organization.
November 8, 2017
About 500 guests gathered at the Hyde Park Art Center October 14 to celebrate the contributions Walter Massey, Chancellor of SAIC, his wife Shirley Massey, as well as Professor in the Department of Fiber and Material Studies Anne Wilson have made to the Chicago arts community.