Mary Jane Jacob, Executive Director of Exhibitions and Exhibition studies at SAIC, received a $50,000 fellowship from the Andy Warhol Foundation to further her research on historical and contemporary socially engaged art practices in Chicago.
Mary Jane Jacob, Executive Director of Exhibitions and Exhibition studies at SAIC, received a $50,000 fellowship from the Andy Warhol Foundation to further her research on historical and contemporary socially engaged art practices in Chicago.
September 28

Newcity Interviews SAIC’s Mary Jane Jacob

September 28, 2012—The September 20 issue of Newcity (circ. 40,000) featured Mary Jane Jacob, Executive Director of Exhibitions and Exhibition studies at SAIC, and her “unprecedented” $50,000 fellowship from the Warhol Foundation to further her research on historical and contemporary socially engaged art practices in Chicago. Reporter Jason Foumberg quotes Jacob, “We want to articulate a through-line that connects artists, designers, educators, sociologists, oral historians and others who for a century have found Chicago a revealing laboratory of modern times.”