Detail of a Karolina Gnatowski work featured in "Some Kind of Duty," through March 31 at DePaul Art Museum. (Laura-Caroline Johnson/Handout)

March 26, 2019

SAIC Faculty kg Gnatowski Weaves Life in Solo Exhibit

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Fiber and Material Studies department kg Gnatowski's (MFA 2007) solo exhibition, Some Kind of Duty, was recently reviewed in the Chicago Tribune.

Amanda Brinkman portrait

March 22, 2019

Making Noise

Amanda Brinkman (MA 2010) gives voice to women through her socially conscious business platform.

Jeffrey Gibson artist

March 21, 2019

Jeffrey Gibson Finds Pleasure in Color

Jeffrey Gibson (BFA 1995) was featured in a recent article in Departures magazine, where he talks about the joy of painting and the pleasure found in color.

Rosalie Shemmer, dean of Career and Professional Experience

March 20, 2019

Rosalie Shemmer Joins the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as Dean of Career and Professional Experience

CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, has named Rosalie Shemmer as the School’s dean of Career and Professional Experience (CAPX). Shemmer will lead SAIC’s career office, where she will oversee career advising and institution-wide programming initiatives, internship programs, new employer relationship development and the School’s Fulbright application program, which has led SAIC to produce more Fulbright scholars than any other art and design college in the United States.

Avoid if contemplating an acid trip … detail from Gladys Nilsson’s A Cold Mouth, which appears in How Chicago! Imagists 1960s and 70s. Photograph: courtesy the artist and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York

March 20, 2019

Chicago Imagists Exhibit in London Receives Positive Reviews

The recently opened exhibition titled How Chicago!

Gibsons Italia courtesy of Eater Chicago

March 20, 2019

SAIC Faculty Terry Surjan Offers Expertise on New Gibsons Italia Restaurant

Lecturer in the School's Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects Terry Surjan provided thoughts on the design of the new Gibsons Italia restaurant for Eater Chicago.

Patricia Nguyen and John Lee for Chicago Torture Justice Memorial

March 19, 2019

Chicago Torture Justice Memorials Works to Build a Future Memorial

The Chicago Reader recently reported that Chicago Torture Justice Memorials (CTJM), a collective which includes SAIC faculty members, alums, and students, is working to help build a memorial to honor survivors of torture perpetrated by former Chicago police commander Jon Burge and those working under his leadership.

"Thrival Geographies," by Amanda Williams and Andres L. Hernandez is displayed in the lobby of the Wrightwood 659 gallery. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune)

March 13, 2019

Dimensions of Citizenship in Chicago Praised for Thinking and Looking Forward

Dimensions of Citizenship's debut in Chicago at the Wrightwood 659 gallery was praised for thinking and looking forward by both the Chicago Tribune and WTTW's Chicago Tonight, in addition to being included on Newcity's Design Top 5 list for April.

Eric Hotchkiss teaches a public design class for SAIC in Nichols Tower

March 12, 2019

Homan Square Proves to Be a Beam of Hope

Nichols Tower in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood was the recent subject of an article in the New York Times.

I Wanna Be Well installation view

March 8, 2019

I Wanna Be Well

SAIC Professor Gregg Bordowitz reflects on his career retrospective I Wanna Be Well, coming soon at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Halle Butler, photo courtesy of Miranda Barnes via "The Cut"

March 8, 2019

Halle Butler Discusses Her Latest Novel with the Cut

Halle Butler's (BFA 2008) recently published second novel The New Me and her 2017 debut novel, Jillian, which landed her a place on Granta's list of Best of Young American Novelists, were the subject of an article in the Cut. 

Angel Otero in T the New York Times Style Magazine

March 8, 2019

Angel Otero Profiled in T: The New York Times Style Magazine

Angel Otero (BFA 2007, MFA 2009) was profiled in T: The New York Times Style Magazine about his upcoming solo exhibit Milagros and on opening a second studio in his first home, Puerto Rico, early this summer.