January 14, 2015

Chicago Architect Magazine Interviews Jonathan Solomon

Recently appointed Director of the Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects Jonathan Solomon discussed his upcoming goals for the department with Chicago Architect Magazine.

January 14, 2015

ArtNet Names 50 Most Exciting Artists of 2014

artnet recently released its list of most exciting artists of the year and SAIC artists took four of the spots, which are listed in no particular order: alumni Pablo Helguera (BFA 1993) and Tania Bruguera (MFA 2001), Photography faculty member LaToya Ruby Frazier, and honorary doctorate recipient Theaster Gates (2014).

January 14, 2015

Art F City Recaps 10 Best Exhibitions of 2014

Art F City featured its 10 best exhibitions of 2014 and included in the list are three SAIC alumni.

January 14, 2015

SAIC Faculty and Alum Win 2015 Creative Capital Awards

SAIC alum Jennifer Reeder (MFA 1996) and faculty member Maria Gaspar (Contemporary Practices) were recipients of the 2015 Creative Capital awards in the Moving Image and Visual Arts categories.

January 14, 2015

SAIC Artists Featured in Newcity's Top Art Lists

With nearly 50 alumni and faculty members making the cut, SAIC is well-represented on Newcity's "Top 5 of Everything" art lists.

January 14, 2015

SAIC Faculty Member Named Chicagoan of the Year for Art

Each year, the Chicago Tribune announces the Chicagoans of the Year in Arts and Entertainment.

January 14, 2015

Alum and Up-and-Coming Fashion Designer Featured in the Huffington Post

SAIC alum Vincent Tiley (MFA 2013) was recently interviewed in the Huffington Post as a part of its series on up–and–coming queer designers in contemporary fashion.

January 13, 2015

MFA Student Curates Art Institute Collection Online

A recent story in the Chicago Tribune talks about Kevin B.

January 8, 2015

Ian Schneller Featured on Chicago Tonight

SAIC sculpture faculty member, Ian Schneller, was featured on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight for his work designing, making, and repairing stringed instruments, tube amplifiers, and audio horns.

January 8, 2015

BBC News Profiles Performance Alum

The BBC recently featured and interviewed SAIC alum, Anida Yoeu Ali (MFA 2010), for her performance work, the Buddhist Bug series.

January 8, 2015

Faculty Member Frances Whitehead Received Honorary Doctorate from NIU

Frances Whitehead, Professor of Sculpture at SAIC, received an honorary doctorate from Northern Illinois University (NIU) in December.

January 8, 2015

Professor Nick Cave Profiled in the Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune featured an interview with Nick Cave—sculptor, fashion designer, internationally famed artist, and SAIC Fashion Design Professor.