Nick Cave, courtesy of Getty Images via "GQ"

June 26, 2019

Nick Cave Speaks with GQ

GQ recently spoke with Stephanie and Bill Sick Professor of Fashion, Body and Garment Nick Cave about his work, the fluid boundaries between art and fashion, and his new art space in Chicago, Facility. 

Darryl Terrell (MFA 2017)

June 26, 2019

Darryl DeAngelo Terrell Named Kresge Artist Fellow

Darryl DeAngelo Terrell (MFA 2017) was named a Kresge Artist Fellow by Kresge Arts in Detroit.

A long-neglected mini-golf course in Douglas Park has been brought back to life. Courtesy Pascal Sabino Block Club Chicago

June 25, 2019

SAIC Faculty Work with Youth to Bring Mini Golf Back to North Lawndale

Haman Cross III, artist and instructor in SAIC's Continuing Studies program and Eric Hotchkiss, lecturer in the Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects, worked with youth to design the 18 holes of a mini golf course in Douglas Park.

Mark Jeffery performing “The Sea and Poison” (1998) by Goat Island. Also pictured: Matthew Goulish, Bryan Saner, Karen Christopher/Photo: Adam Crumlish

June 18, 2019

Mark Jeffery Talks Goat Island with Newcity

Associate Professor Mark Jeffery (Performance) was featured in an interview in Newcity, where he discussed how he became part of the performance group Goat Island; the current exhibit at the Chicago Cultural Center, goat island archive: we have discovered the performance by making it; and being a curator, teacher, and director.

Sarah Ross (Art Education) and J. Gibran Villalobos (Dual MA 2015)

June 13, 2019

SAIC Faculty Receive Inaugural "Leaders for a New Chicago" Awards from Field Foundation

The Field Foundation named 14 recipients of its inaugural "Leaders for a New Chicago" awards, reports the Chicago Tribune. Assistant Professor of Art Education Sarah Ross and Lecturer J.

The Hubble gave us images like the Pillars of Creation, which depicts vast, star-generating columns interstellar gas some 6,500–7,000 light years from Earth.  Visual: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team

June 5, 2019

Weaving Art and Astronomy

A recent article in Time Magazine discusses the significant connection between astronomy and art and mentions the work of SAIC alum Isaac Facio (BFA 2001, MFA 2017) and Benedikt Diemer, a cosmologist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 

Top row: Jerry Brennan, Donald G. Evans, Eric Kissamer. Bottom row: Eileen Favorite, Ruben Quesada, Elizabeth Metzger-Sampson

June 5, 2019

Newcity's "Lit 50" 2019 Includes SAIC Community Members

Newcity's 2019 "Lit 50" list includes several SAIC community members.

June 4, 2019

Chicago Architecture Biennial 2019 SAIC Contributor List

The Chicago Architecture Biennial announced the more than 80 contributors from more than 20 countries participating in the 2019 biennial, which is titled “…and other such stories.” 

“Scarecrow” (2018) by Every house has a door, directed by Lin Hixson, performed at Alfred ve dvore Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic. Left to right: Matthew Goulish, Essi Kausalainen/Photo: Vojtech Brtnický.

June 3, 2019

Encountering the Performance Collective Every house has a door

Professor Lin Hixson (Performance) and Adjunct Professor Matthew Goulish (Writing), founding members of the performance art group Goat Island, were featured in Newcity about the performance collective they began a year after Goat Island ended.

June 3, 2019

Teen Art Council Slated to Debut in Homan Square

The Teen Art Council, a new internship program for Chicago Public School high school students from North Lawndale, will kick off on June 15 at Nichols Tower in Homan Square reports Austin Weekly News.

Michelle LaFoe and Isaac Campbell, founders of OFFICE 52. (Photo: Christian Colombres Courtesy OFFICE 52)

June 3, 2019

Surface Magazine Interviews Michelle LaFoe

SAIC alum and cofounding principal of OFFICE 52 Architecture Michelle LaFoe (Post-Bac 1992) was interviewed in Surface magazine about establishing OFFICE 52 and its unique architectural perspective.

Tony Liu (BFA 2007)

May 23, 2019

Tony Liu of Diet Prada Included on Fast Company's List of "100 Most Creative People in Business"

SAIC alum and Diet Prada cofounder Tony Liu (BFA 2007) made Fast Company's list of "100 Most Creative People in Business."