December 13, 2018

SAIC's Bio Art Lab Is Redefining the Meaning of Life

SAIC's Bio Art Lab is turning poems into viruses and mutating the medium of traditional art.

December 13, 2018

D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem Teaches Sci-Fi and Survival

Octavia Butler's book Parable of the Sower is the inspiration behind Take Root Among the Stars: The Legacy of Octavia Butler, Surviving the 21st Century and Beyond the professional practices course taught by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism D.

December 13, 2018

CAPX Hosts SAIC's First Good Energy Hackathon

On December 8, Career and Professional Experience (CAPX) hosted its first SAIC Good Energy Hackathon. In six hours, students generated 13 proposals aimed at creating change in Chicago communities and capturing the spirit of “Good Energy.” 

December 13, 2018

Digital Wordsmith

SAIC New Arts Journalism alum Jessica Barrett Sattell (MA 2015) describes her work as a content strategist for the social media giant Facebook.  

December 13, 2018

Romi Crawford Receives the 2018 Jean Goldman Book Prize

SAIC Professor Romi Crawford was awarded the 2018 Jean Goldman Book Prize. 

December 12, 2018

SAIC Community Members Receive Painters and Sculptors Grants

Several SAIC community members were awarded grants from the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Painters and Sculptors Grant Program.

December 11, 2018

Dimensions of Citizenship Celebrated for Architectural Achievements

The Chicago Tribune celebrated the best in architecture in 2018, including the US Pavilion's Dimensions of Citizenship and Jeanne Gang's energy efficient green building, Solstice on the Park. 

December 5, 2018

F Newsmagazine Wins Prestigious Pacemaker Award

SAIC's student-run newspaper F Newsmagazine took home the 2018 Magazine Pacemaker award as well as several individual awards in the Pacemaker Pinnacle contest. 

December 5, 2018

New Gallery Brings Art and Design to Chicago's Pedway

A new gallery space Space p11, directed by Associate Professor and Director of Architecture, Interior Architecture and Designed Objects Jonathan Solomon and David L.

December 5, 2018

SAIC Alum Annie Beebe-Tron Featured in Bon Appétit

Cocktails with unusual ingredients are right up SAIC alum Annie Beebe-Tron's (MFA 2015) alley at Fat Rice, a local restaurant inspired by Macanese cuisine. 

December 4, 2018

Ann Lui Named One of Crain's Chicago Business 40 under 40

SAIC Assistant Professor Ann Lui was named one of Crain's Chicago Business 40 under 40 for her architecture and design practice. 

December 4, 2018

Venice Architecture Biennale's U.S. Pavilion Coming to Chicago

Dimensions of Citizenship: Architecture and Belonging from the Body to the Cosmos, the official US entry at the recently-concluded 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, will be on view for the first time in the United States at Wrightwood 659, a new art space located at 659 W.