September 20, 2018

SAIC Is Making Waves at EXPO CHICAGO

SAIC community members are once again an integral part of this year's EXPO CHICAGO, Chicago's international exposition of contemporary and modern art.

September 20, 2018

SAIC Concludes First-Ever Significant Fundraising Campaign with $55.2 Million

CHICAGO–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, raised $55.2 million as part of its first ever significant fundraising effort, Beautiful/Work: The Campaign for SAIC, exceeding its goal to raise $50 million for student scholarships and faculty support by 10 percent.

Todros Geller with students (Courtesy Spertus Institute)

September 20, 2018

First Solo Show of Chicago Artist Todros Geller Opens at Spertus Institute

SAIC alum and late Chicago artist Todros Geller (SAIC 1918–23) is having his first solo show in more than 70 years.

September 18, 2018

Benjamin Larose at EXPO CHICAGO

Benjamin Larose (MDes 2016) shares his latest work for EXPO CHICAGO.

September 14, 2018

New York Times Fall Art Preview Includes Shows with SAIC Alums

The New York Times fall art preview was recently released, listing more than 100 noteworthy shows to see this fall including many shows with SAIC alums.

September 14, 2018

Maria Gaspar's Radioactive: Stories from Beyond the Wall Debuts This Weekend

Contemporary Practices Assistant Professor Maria Gaspar’s digital animation and radio broadcast titled Radioactive: Stories from Beyond the Wall will make its debut this weekend when it is projected against the north-facing wall of the Cook County Department of Corrections in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood.

September 14, 2018

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the RumChata Foundation Partner to Support Emerging Fashion Designers

CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, teamed up with the RumChata Foundation to provide a $20,000 merit fellowship to a student graduating from the school’s Master of Design in Fashion, Body and Garment program. The RumChata Foundation Fellowship in Fashion Design, now in it’s third year, supports the vision of emerging fashion designers as they begin their careers by providing critical financial assistance that gives them the freedom to take creative risks.

September 13, 2018

South Side Stories Exhibits Feature SAIC Alums

Newcity highlights the art of Chicago's South Side, and the people and places taking strides to share and make history.

September 11, 2018

SAIC Features Strongly in Upcoming Fall Visual Arts Guides

SAIC alums have been featured widely in upcoming fall visual arts events in publications such as artnet, Chicago Sun-Times, and ARTnews, with all three having covered the Chicago Imagists' Hairy Who?

September 11, 2018

Gene Siskel Film Center to Feature Chicago-Based Latinx Filmmakers

The Gene Siskel Film Center's Panorama Latinx short film showcase, Cortadito, is an eight film program featuring Chicago-based Latinx filmmakers.

September 6, 2018

PBS American Masters to Feature Elizabeth Murray

The Chicago Sun Times has announced that Elizabeth Murray (BFA 1962, HON 1992) will be the subject of American Masters, a one-hour documentary series on PBS.

Photo courtesy of WGN9

September 6, 2018

Alum Helps Chicago Public Schools Seize the Book

SAIC alum Jacob Dimuzio (BFA 2015) has been praised by Chicago’s WGN-TV for supporting Chicago Public Schools (CPS).