March 26, 2015

14 SAIC Community Figures Featured in Newcity’s Annual Design 50 Issue

Newcity features 14 SAIC community figures in its annual "Design 50" issue, a list comprising the most influential individuals that present and promote design in Chicago.

March 26, 2015

SAIC Alum Cynthia Rowley Speaks to Huffington Post

In an interview with a Huffington Post blogger, critically-acclaimed fashion designer and SAIC alum Cynthia Rowley (BFA 1981) spoke about having a vision, establishing the foundations of her career at SAIC, and what it means to be successful in a creative discipline.

March 26, 2015

SAIC Alumni’s Nonprofit Studio Gallery Featured in Crain’s Chicago Business

Crain’s Chicago Business recently featured the nonprofit studio gallery space of SAIC alumni Rob Lentz (MFA 1997) and Mark Jackson (BFA 1977).

March 24, 2015

Note to our Community on Conferring Honorary Degrees

Over the past few days, there have been several inquiries about honorary degrees, their meaning, and significance.

March 24, 2015

SAIC Students Awarded Fulbright Fellowships

Heather Beardsley (MFA 2015) and Brendan Hudson (MA 2015) were recently awarded fellowships from the Fulbright US Student Program.

March 23, 2015

SAIC Announces Year-End Graduate Programming

A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees and post-baccalaureate programs to more than 3,200 students from around the globe. SAIC also provides adults, high school students, and children with the opportunity to flourish in a variety of courses, workshops, certificate programs, and camps through its Continuing Studies program.

March 19, 2015

SAIC to Host its Annual Undergraduate Exhibition

CHICAGO, IL—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), one of the nation’s leading art and design schools, announced the opening of its annual Spring Undergraduate Exhibition on Saturday, March 14 at the school’s Sullivan Galleries, located at 33 South State Street, 7th floor.

March 18, 2015

SAIC Partners with Chicago Architecture Biennial to Design Lakefront Kiosk

Late last year, the Chicago Architecture Biennial announced the Lakefront Kiosk Competition, organized in partnership with the Chicago Park District and the City of Chicago.

March 17, 2015

New York Times Spotlights SAIC Alum’s Work at the Walker Art Center

The New York Times featured the work of Martine Syms (BFA 2007) at the new conceptual art pop-up store that will be unveiled Thursday at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.

March 17, 2015

SAIC Announces Honorary Degree Recipients

Since 1938, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago has awarded honorary doctorates to an elite group of individuals who have made significant contributions to art, design, scholarship, and culture.

March 12, 2015

Abigail Glaum-Lathbury and Maura Brewer's Fashion Garment Project Gathers Interest

JUMPSUIT, the recent fashion project of Fashion, Body, and Garment faculty member Abigail Glaum-Lathbury (BFA 2006) and Whitney Museum Fellow Maura Brewer (BFA 2006), is gathering attention for the revolutionizing concepts that govern its single-item line.

March 12, 2015

The New Yorker Features SAIC Alum’s Recent Work

The New Yorker online features Assaf Evron’s (MFA 2013) photographic series “Visual Pyramid After Alberti” in which Evron uses Kinect as an infrared camera to capture the grid’s points of lights and shadow as they fall over abstract still lifes.