March 2, 2018

Venice Biennale US Pavilion Contributors Recognized by Newcity Design 50

Newcity released its 2018 "Design 50" issue, which recognizes the leading voices in Chicago design.

March 2, 2018

Aliza Nisenbaum's Paintings Acquired by Minneapolis Institute of Art

SAIC alum Aliza Nisenbaum (BFA 2001, MFA 2005) has agreed to sell three of her paintings to the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

March 1, 2018

SAIC Presents March and April Exhibitions and Events

Beginning March 10, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, kicks off a host of exciting year-end events. 

February 23, 2018

Tania Bruguera Selected For Tate's Turbine Hall

SAIC alum Tania Bruguera (MFA 2001, HON 2016) can add another accolade to her list: Tate Modern commission.

February 21, 2018

Ambrin and Kera Ling Awarded Prestigious Grant

Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts students and sisters Ambrin Ling (MFA 2018) and Kera Ling (MFA 2018) were recently awarded the prestigious Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant.

February 20, 2018

Jennifer Chen-Su Huang Awarded Fulbright Fellowship

As a 2017–18 US Fulbright Student Fellowship recipient, Jennifer Chen-Su Huang (MFA 2017) is studying Atayal weaving in Taiwan.

February 20, 2018

F News Can't Lose

F Newsmagazine, SAIC’s student-run publication, received numerous accolades from the Illinois College Press Association this year.

February 14, 2018

Dushko Petrovich Pens Piece on Portraiture

On the week that Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits were unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery, Dushko Petrovich, an associate professor in the School's New Arts Journalism department, took the opportunity to writing about portraiture more broadly.

February 13, 2018

LaToya Ruby Frazier Praised in Vulture

Associate Professor of Photography and 2015 MacArthur Fellow LaToya Ruby Frazier was recently praised in an article in Vulture by Jerry Saltz  (SAIC 1970–75, HON 2008).

February 9, 2018

Cheryl Pope Takes Part in Art in Ad Places Project

Faculty member in the Contemporary Practices department Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010) was part of a yearlong guerrilla project that replaced New York City advertising with art.

February 5, 2018

Uncertain Times Have Chicagoans Turning to History

CHICAGO–Following a year where many Americans harbored growing doubts about global stability and international relations, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is offering a rare introspective of the Vietnam War through a film series at its Gene Siskel Film Center for students and members of the public. Marking the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive, one of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, Apocalypse Then: The Vietnam War on Film features a new film about the Vietnam and Cambodian Wars each week, followed by a discussion. 

February 5, 2018

Jon Cates Proves How Something So Wrong Can Be So Right

Jon Cates, associate professor in the Departments of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation and Art History, Theory, and Criticism, is on the Wrong Council at the Wrong Biennale, and it's all right.

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