March 10, 2015

A New Graduate Student Scholarship Has Been Created in Memory of Barbara DeGenevieve

Daniel Berger, a member of SAIC’s Board of Governors, established a new scholarship in memory of the late Barbara DeGenevieve.

March 10, 2015

Chicago Tribune Features Design Studio of MFA Student Nick Butcher

The Chicago Tribune featured the collaborative art practice and print and design studio established by Nick Butcher (MFA 2015), a current student in Department of Printmedia at SAIC.

March 10, 2015

SAIC Alumni Surpass Fundraising Goal in Campaign to Open Andersonville Art Education Center

SAIC Alumni Stephanie Preston (BFA 2013) and Jean Cate (BFA 2013) recently surpassed their initial fundraising goal in their campaign to open Vignette Vignette, which will be a community art space to hold workshops and classes.

March 8, 2015

DailyServing Interviews SAIC Alum About her Recent Work

Brooklyn-based artist Shanti Grumbine (BFA 2000) recently spoke with DailyServing about her art practice that deconstructs and transforms printmedia and journalistic sources.

March 5, 2015

SAIC Student Opens a Vibrant New Gallery Space in Avondale

SAIC student and former instructor Lynn Basa (MFA 2016) has expanded her studio space into a new art gallery in Chicago’s Avondale neighborhood.

March 5, 2015

Kanye West Praises SAIC in a Lecture at Oxford University

In a guest lecture on March 2 at Oxford University's Museum of Natural History, Kanye West spoke to an audience of 350 students. Read the full text of his 30-minute lecture in Vulture. Photo by Justin Tallis/Getty Images

March 5, 2015

The Huffington Post Features SAIC Alum and Fashion Designer Geoffrey Mac

In a recent interview with the Huffington Post, Geoffrey Mac (BFA 1999) remarks on his career in fashion design since graduating from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

March 5, 2015

Women’s Wear Daily Spotlights SAIC Students’ Work at Swarovski 120th Anniversary Exhibition

Women’s Wear Daily highlights the eight selected works from SAIC students shown at the recent one-night-only retrospective exhibition marking Swarovski’s 120th anniversary.

March 5, 2015

F Newsmagazine Wins Gold Medalist Award at 31st Annual Gold Circle Awards

F Newsmagazine took home the prestigious Gold Medalist Award at the 31st Annual Gold Circle Awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, hosted by the Columbia University School of Journalism.

March 5, 2015

The New York Times Reviews SAIC Alum’s NY Show

A review in the New York Times calls the current show by Saya Woolfalk (MFA 2004) “engagingly imaginative.” ChimaTEK: Hybridity Visualization System, a multimedia exhibition of paintings, animations, and installations was on view at Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects through March 7.

February 26, 2015

Los Angeles Times Features SAIC Alum’s Merging of Art and Comedy

The Los Angeles Times spotlights SAIC alum Casey Jane Ellison (BFA 2009) and her television and animation work that merges artistic practice with comedic persona.

February 24, 2015

The Grainger Foundation Commits $1 Million to SAIC; About the College Arts Access Program (CAAP); About the Grainger Foundation; About the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees and post-baccalaureate programs to more than 3,200 students from around the globe. SAIC also provides adults, high school students, and children with the opportunity to flourish in a variety of courses, workshops, certificate programs, and camps through its Continuing Studies program.