September 14, 2018

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the RumChata Foundation Partner to Support Emerging Fashion Designers

CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, teamed up with the RumChata Foundation to provide a $20,000 merit fellowship to a student graduating from the school’s Master of Design in Fashion, Body and Garment program. The RumChata Foundation Fellowship in Fashion Design, now in it’s third year, supports the vision of emerging fashion designers as they begin their careers by providing critical financial assistance that gives them the freedom to take creative risks.

September 13, 2018

South Side Stories Exhibits Feature SAIC Alums

Newcity highlights the art of Chicago's South Side, and the people and places taking strides to share and make history.

September 11, 2018

SAIC Features Strongly in Upcoming Fall Visual Arts Guides

SAIC alums have been featured widely in upcoming fall visual arts events in publications such as artnet, Chicago Sun-Times, and ARTnews, with all three having covered the Chicago Imagists' Hairy Who?

September 11, 2018

Gene Siskel Film Center to Feature Chicago-Based Latinx Filmmakers

The Gene Siskel Film Center's Panorama Latinx short film showcase, Cortadito, is an eight film program featuring Chicago-based Latinx filmmakers.

September 6, 2018

PBS American Masters to Feature Elizabeth Murray

The Chicago Sun Times has announced that Elizabeth Murray (BFA 1962, HON 1992) will be the subject of American Masters, a one-hour documentary series on PBS.

Photo courtesy of WGN9

September 6, 2018

Alum Helps Chicago Public Schools Seize the Book

SAIC alum Jacob Dimuzio (BFA 2015) has been praised by Chicago’s WGN-TV for supporting Chicago Public Schools (CPS).

September 5, 2018

SAIC Faculty and Alums Top Newcity's Art 50 List

Newcity's annual Art 50 issue was recently released featuring "Chicago's artists' artists—past, present, and future."  Seventy-six percent of the list features SAIC community members, "artists who take risks and make their own ways," according to Newcity.

August 31, 2018

Rashayla Marie Brown Is Newcity's Artist of the Moment

SAIC alum Rashayla Marie Brown (BFA 2015) is a celebrated multidisciplinary artist and lecturer in the School's Photography department.

"Black Out" by Adjunct Professor of Painting and Drawing Richard Hull (MFA 1979), one of the many art pieces on display. Picture courtesy of Minneapolis Institute of Art and "Star Tribune".

August 31, 2018

Minneapolis Institute of Art's Exhibit New to Mia: Art From Chicago Replete with SAIC Alums

Minneapolis Institute of Art's exhibit New to Mia: Art From Chicago replete with SAIC alums of the Chicago Imagists.

August 30, 2018

SAIC Welcomes 13 New Full-Time Faculty Members

SAIC’s new faculty members represent a diverse range of practices, media, and methodologies and exemplify SAIC’s focus on interdisciplinary studies.

August 29, 2018

Dread Scott Gives TED Talk about Art as Controversy

Interdisciplinary artist and SAIC alum Dread Scott (BFA 1989) is well known for his controversial work What is the Proper Way to Display a US Flag?

Asmara by Katie Miller courtesy "L.A. Times"

August 28, 2018

Alum and DJ, Asmara Profiled in LA Weekly

Alum, M.I.A.'s touring DJ, and one half of Nguzunguzu Asma Maroof (BFA 2007), better known as Asmara, was profiled in LA Weekly.