Thorsten Trimpop – Faculty At SAIC

April 10, 2019

Thorsten Trimpop Named 2019 Guggenheim Fellow

Assistant Professor Thorsten Trimpop (Film, Video, New Media, and Animation) was named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Day of Service 2019

April 8, 2019

Serving It Up: SAIC Celebrates Day of Service

On March 29, SAIC celebrated its fourth annual Day of Service dedicated to the North Lawndale community. 

A look at the Sidney R. Yates Gallery which has been made to feel like Goat Island’s Lincoln Park-based church gym rehearsal space.

April 4, 2019

Nick Lowe Speaks with WDCB about goat island archive—we have discovered the performance by making it

Associate Professor of Historic Preservation and cocurator of goat island archive—we have discovered the performance by making it, Nick Lowe spoke with Gary Zidek for WDCB radio's The Arts Section about the history of the group and the current exhibit and performances, which celebrate the 23 years of Goat Island.

The Shed. Photo by Iwan Baan

April 4, 2019

Three SAIC Alums to Exhibit at New York's New Arts Center, The Shed

Maryam Hoseini (SAIC 2014–16), Analisa Teachworth (BFA 2008), and Martine Syms (BFA 2007) are slated for exhibits in the first year of New York's new art center, The Shed's opening.

Blair Thomas. Photo courtesy of Saverio Truglia via "Chicago Reader"

April 3, 2019

Blair Thomas Knows Puppets

Blair Thomas, adjunct associate professor in the School's Performance department, discusses his inspirations to pursue puppetry as a serious art form and his work as founder and artistic director of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival in a Chicago Reader feature story.

Rashid Johnson directs Ashton Sanders and Nick Robinson on set. Thomas Hank Willis/HBO

April 3, 2019

Rashid Johnson's Film Native Son Debuts April 6

Rashid Johnson's (SAIC 2003–04, HON 2018) first film, Native Son, an adaptation of Richard Wright's famous novel, debuts on HBO on Saturday, April 6 reports NPR's Morning Edition. 

The O'Hare International Airport expansion proposal by Studio ORD.

April 2, 2019

Jeanne Gang to Lead Team of Architects for New O’Hare Airport Project

The Chicago Tribune announced that renowned Chicago architect and SAIC honorary degree recipient Jeanne Gang (HON 2013) will lead Studio ORD, a team of architects who will design the massive O’Hare International Airport expansion.

Zhang Zipiao (BFA 2015), "Chocolate," 2018, oil on canvas,145 × 175 cm

April 2, 2019

Zipiao Zhang Included on Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2019

Zipiao Zhang (BFA 2015) was included on Forbes 30 Under 30: Asia 2019 list.

Ann Lui. Photo by Colleen Durkin via "Chicago" magazine

April 1, 2019

Ann Lui Named One of Chicago Magazine's Next Power Players

Assistant Professor Ann Lui (Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects) was included in Chicago magazine's list of 17 emerging power players for her work as "the activist architect."

Image courtesy of WTTW

March 28, 2019

Allie n Steve Mullen Reaches for Infinity in Decatur

Art and Technology Studies Assistant Professor Allie n Steve Mullen works to find the harmony in communicating with others.

Gregg Bordowitz. Photo: Justin Bettman

March 26, 2019

Gregg Bordowitz's Exhibit, I Wanna Be Well, Featured in Chicago Magazine

Professor and Director of SAIC's Low-Residency MFA Program, conceptual artist Gregg Bordowitz's upcoming exhibition, I Wanna Be Well,  at the Art Institute of Chicago was featured in Chicago magazine, the Windy City Times, and Newcity

Wu Tsang photographed in New York City, December 2018.

March 26, 2019

Wu Tsang Featured in ArtNews

ArtNews recently profiled MacArthur Fellow, artist Wu Tsang (BFA 2004) about pivotal works in her career and how her art makes us question what we know about identity.