SAIC's Wellness Center

August 13, 2019

SAIC Renovates Wellness Center

This summer, SAIC began a project to completely renovate the 13th floor of the Lakeview Building, which houses the Wellness Center and includes Counseling Services, Health Services, and the Disability and Learning Resource Center.

Guanyu Xu (BFA 2016, MFA 2019), The Dining Room, 2018. Photographs by Guanyu Xu

August 8, 2019

The New Yorker Profiles Alum Guanyu Xu

Photographer Guanyu Xu (BFA 2016, MFA 2019) was profiled in the New Yorker.

Judy Chicago (American, born 1939). The Dinner Party, 1974–79. Ceramic, porcelain, textile, 576 × 576 in. (1463 × 1463 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10. © Judy Chicago. (Photo: Donald Woodman)

August 8, 2019

Judy Chicago Featured in New York Times Style Magazine

Judy Chicago (HON 2018) was featured in the New York Times Style Magazine in the article "What Should an Artist Save?" about artists and their archives.

Sheri Smith (BFA 1973), drawing, courtesy of WTTW

August 8, 2019

Sheri Smith Brings Art to Chicago's Jazz Clubs

SAIC alum Sheri Smith (BFA 1973) who goes by the name Crème Sheri was recently featured on WTTW's Chicago Tonight program. 

Nayland Blake, Magic, 1990–91, puppet, steel, paper, wood, nylon straps, artificial flowers, and carrying case, 33 3/4 x 42 5/8 x 41 3/4 inches. ©Nayland Blake. Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

August 8, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presents Fall Visiting Artists Lineup

This fall, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, will host a distinguished lineup of visiting artists who exemplify the boundary-blurring nature of contemporary art.

Quilt squares created by mothers and children of St. Anthony Mother's Healing Together as a tribute to their deceased children.They adorn tent walls of a canopy that Sonja Henderson created. Image courtesy of "Chicago Tribune"

August 7, 2019

Envisioning Justice Exhibit Highlighted in Chicago Media

SAIC's Sullivan Galleries current exhibition, Envisioning Justice, has been featured in multiple media outlets.

Zelda Harris, left, and Delroy Lindo in a scene from Spike Lee's "Crooklyn." (Gene Siskel Film Center)

August 7, 2019

Black Harvest Film Festival Celebrates 25 Years

The Black Harvest Film Festival at SAIC's Gene Siskel Film Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary this August.

July 29, 2019

Angel Otero and Nyugen Smith in Group Exhibit at Perez Art Museum Miami

SAIC alums Angel Otero (BFA 2007, MFA 2009) and Nyugen Smith (MFA 2016) are featured in The Other Side of Now: Foresight in Contemporary Caribbean Art, an exhibition at the Perez Art Museum Miami that runs through June 7, 2020.

Kate Dumbleton (MA 2008). Photo: Sally Blood

July 29, 2019

Kate Dumbleton Makes Newcity's "Music 45" List

Associate Professor of Arts Administration and Policy Kate Dumbleton (MA 2008) was included on Newcity's annual "Music 45" list.

July 19, 2019

Looking Back

Take a look back at SAIC alums from the 1980s and 1990s.

Jacob Hashimoto's (BFA 1996) sculpture in Willis Tower lobby

July 17, 2019

Willis Tower's Lobby Features New Work by Jacob Hashimoto

Jacob Hashimoto's (BFA 1996) latest installation, In the Heart of this Infinite Particle of Galactic Dust, 2019, welcomes visitors to Chicago's Willis Tower, reports Curbed Chicago.

July 15, 2019

Reimagining Time: Château de Chambord at 500

Students in the class Realizing Chambord worked together to conceive designs for the unfinished Château de Chambord for an exhibit celebrating the iconic castle's 500th anniversary.