July 17, 2018

SAIC Launches New Apparel Shop

CHICAGO (JULY 17, 2018)—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, launched a new online store featuring sleek branded apparel and gear befitting of a world-renowned art and design school. Top items from the collection include a monochromatic crewneck sweatshirt, beanie, travel mug and tote bag, as well as a “No Art Making in Restrooms” pin, a nod to campus signage that famously appears at the entrance to some SAIC restrooms.

Tony Tasset’s 'Judy’s Hand Pavilion', currently installed in front of the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland. Photograph: ALEX GREENBERGER/ARTNEWS

July 16, 2018

SAIC Faculty and Alumni Participate in Inaugural Cleveland Triennial

The inaugural FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art opened to the public this week and runs through September 30, with Professor Michelle Grabner of the Painting and Drawing department as its artistic director.

July 13, 2018

Cleveland Triennial Opens with Michelle Grabner as Creative Lead

Cleveland, Ohio seeks to be the center of the contemporary art world with the opening of Front International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art.

Artadia winners Leonard Suryajaya and Derrick Woods-Morrow

July 13, 2018

Leonard Suryajaya and Derrick Woods-Morrow Receive 2018 Chicago Artadia Award

SAIC alumni Leonard Suryajaya (MFA 2015) and Derrick Woods-Morrow (MFA 2016) have both received the 2018 Chicago Artadia Award. 

July 11, 2018

Congrats to Bike to Work Winners 2018

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Bike to Work Challenge!

Maria Gaspar, Laurie Jo Reynolds

July 10, 2018

SAIC Faculty Member and Alum Receive "Imagining Justice" Arts Grants

SAIC Assistant Professor Maria Gaspar and alum Laurie Jo Reynolds (MFA 2000) are recipients of the Art for Justice Fund's "Imagining Justice" Arts Grant.

Jiho Shin and Yohan Han

July 10, 2018

Q&A with Korean Alumni Association Leaders

Here’s an excerpt of the Korean Student Association’s conversation with Jiho Shin (BFA 1996) and Yohan Han (BFA 2006), leaders of SAIC’s Korean Alumni Association.

June 28, 2018

D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem and the Future of Afrofuturism

SAIC Adjunct Assistant Professor D Denenge Duyst-Akpem has been featured in several publications about Afrofuturism, the recent boom of the movement, and humans in space.

June 28, 2018

Nick Cave Sits down with Architectural Digest

Nick Cave, SAIC professor in the Fashion Design department has taken the stage with a slew of multidimensional, interdisciplinary works throughout the globe.

Amtrak Mural

June 26, 2018

SAIC Alum Creates Mural for Amtrak

SAIC alum, Ashley Pastore (MFA 2018), was chosen to create a new piece of artwork for Amtrak's Union Station.

Photo courtesy of Grace Duval

June 20, 2018

Mark Jeffery and Judd Morrissey Cross the Queer Threshold between the Physical and Virtual

VoyageChicago interviews Mark Jeffery and Judd Morrissey.

Trevor Paglen at his studio in Berlin. Photograph by Mustafah Abdulaziz for The New York Times

June 19, 2018

Trevor Paglen Featured in New York Times Article on Artists in Berlin

Trevor Paglen (MFA 2002) was featured in a recent article in the New York Times about artists living and working in Berlin. 

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