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January 23, 2018

Rare Interview with Jeff Koons on the Independent

An interview with Jeff Koons (SAIC 1975–76, HON 2008) is included in a recently released anthology called Robert Storr, Interviews on Art.

January 23, 2018

Prestigious Fellowship Awarded to SAIC Alumni

Bill Shannon (BFA 1996) and Dread Scott (BFA 1989) were among the recipents of the United States Artists 2018 Fellowship Award, which grants up to $50,000 in unrestricted funds to artists in a variety of fields.

January 12, 2018

The New Yorker Profiles Alum Sanford Biggers

Few artists escape pigeonholing quite like Sanford Biggers (MFA 1999)—or at least, that's the conclusion the New Yorker comes to in its profile on him.

January 3, 2018

SAIC Alumni Make Hyperallergic's Top 20

Hyperallergic announced its list of top 20 NYC arts shows recently, with two of the School's alumni making the cut. Angel Otero (BFA 2007, MFA 2009) and Saya Woolfalk (MFA 2004) placed sixth and 16th, respectfully.

January 3, 2018

SAIC Emeritus Unveils PhD Sculpture at University of Chicago

Preston Jackson, famed sculptor and professor emeritus at the School, was seen across town at the University of Chicago unveiling of a bust he completed.

January 3, 2018

Chancellor Massey Honored at Nobel Prize Ceremony

In a career filled with milestones, SAIC Chancellor Walter Massey's inclusion in the Nobel Prize ceremonies ranks among the highest—doubly so because his own contributions are implicated in the recipient's successes.

December 18, 2017

SAIC Alumni Spearhead Protest Fashion Movement

SAIC alumni, faculty, and the School's Fashion Resource Center (FRC) were featured prominently in the Chicago Reader article, "Protest Fashion Is All the Rage," extolling the many facets that protest fashion takes.

December 14, 2017

Massey Reflects on the Funding of LIGO

SAIC Chancellor Walter Massey reflects on the funding of the first Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). In October, LIGO recorded gravitational waves formed by two colliding black holes and won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics.

December 12, 2017

SAIC Remembers Alum Roger Brown

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) remembers the life and legacy of alum and Chicago Imagist Roger Brown (BFA 1968, MFA 1970) on the 20th anniversary of his death and remarkable bequest to SAIC, which continues to educate and inspire students today.

December 11, 2017

Newcity Features SAIC Community in New Designed Objects Issue

Newcity recently released its "Designed Objects Issue," which culminates all the best in Midwestern-modernist design and the designers making waves in the industry with their technological and futuristic objects.

December 11, 2017

Alum Pens SITE Write-up for Chicago Tribune

An SAIC alum writing about SAIC gallery events featuring SAIC artists: How meta is that?

December 8, 2017

My Favorite Thing is Monsters Chosen A Top Book of 2017

With 2018 just around the corner, best of 2017 lists are slowly emerging, and Emil Ferris' (BFA 2008, MFA 2010) graphic novel, My Favorite Thing is Monsters has made two lists.