January 25, 2019

My Chicago

Eric Leonardson (MFA 1983) leads a sonic tour of Chicago's natural enviornments.

January 23, 2019

Carole Frances Lung and Wu Tsang Awarded 2019 USA Fellowships

Carole Frances Lung (BFA 2005, MFA 2007) and Wu Tsang (BFA 2004) were among the recipients of the United States Artists  (USA) 2019 Fellowship Award, which grants up to $50,000 in unrestricted funds to artists.

January 22, 2019

Ni'Ja Whitson Receives a 2019 Creative Capital Award

Ni’Ja Whitson (MFA 2007) was awarded the 2019 Creative Capital Award.

January 22, 2019

She Persists: An All-Female and Woman-Identifying Show Features SAIC Alum

The New York Times has spotlighted She Persists: A Century of Women Artists in New York, an installation in the public spaces of New York’s Gracie Mansion, residence of the city's mayor.

January 16, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presents Fashion Designer Henrik Vibskov in His First U.S. Residency

CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, presents Copenhagen-based fashion designer Henrik Vibskov in his first artist residency in the United States. Through a collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) and the IN>TIME performance festival, Vibskov will install as part of the residency “Henrik Vibskov : 0000 : State on State,” a multimedia exhibition including fashion, film and a massive paper installation at SAIC’s Sullivan Galleries, on view from Feb. 7 through 14, 2019. 

Martha Rosler, Untitled, Frankfurt (Main), 2004, c-print, 26 ½ x 40 inches. © Martha Rosler. Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York

January 16, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Releases Spring Lineup of Visiting Artists

This spring, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, will host a distinguished lineup of visiting artists who exemplify the boundary-blurring nature of contemporary art. The spring season kicks off on February 5.

January 16, 2019

Filipinx Artists Premiere Second Video Exploring Filipino Cuisine and Authenticity

Export Quality Collective is a group of 12 Filipinx American artists whose goal is to create platforms to engage with communities while advocating for more Filipinx visibility in the art world. 

January 14, 2019

Restoring the History of the Hubbard Street Murals

Chicago locals, an SAIC alum and current student, and artists from around the world have come together to expand the Hubbard Street Murals.

January 14, 2019

Celebrating SAIC's Annual Chicago Public Schools Exhibition

SAIC opened its All-City High School Senior Portfolio exhibition in the LeRoy Neiman Center on January 8. In partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) this annual show features the talent and achievements of more than 200 CPS high school students' artwork.

January 14, 2019

David Getsy Curates Compelling Portrait of Stephen Varble

Professor David Getsy has been highlighted by the New York Times for his curation of the show Rubbish and Dreams: The Genderqueer Performance Art of Stephen Varble at Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in Manhattan.

January 14, 2019

A Plus-Size Designer for Plus-Size Women

SAIC alum and fashion designer, Tamara Malas (BFA 2012), is a plus-size woman who designs for plus-size people. 

January 10, 2019

Martine Syms Displays Solo Show at Graham Foundation

Los Angeles-based artist Martine Syms (BFA 2007) recently mounted a solo show featuring her debut feature-length film, Incense Sweaters & Ice at the Graham Foundation in Chicago.