December 12, 2018

SAIC Community Members Receive Painters and Sculptors Grants

Several SAIC community memebers 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

SAIC Faculty Featured in Newcity's Designed Objects Issue

SAIC faculty Abigail Glaum-Lathbury and Pete Oyler were recently featured in Newcity's Designed Objects issue. 

December 4, 2018

SAIC Alum Amanda Crowe Celebrated for Her One-Of-A-Kind Carvings

Artsy magazine recently celebrated the legacy of SAIC alum and renowned wood carving artist Amanda Crowe (DIP 1952).

Photo courtesy of Efroymson Family Fund

December 4, 2018

SAIC Faculty Tirtza Even and Andres Luis Hernandez Receive Efroymson Family Fund Awards

SAIC faculty win prestigious Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship Award to support their artistic practices.

December 3, 2018

Jerry Saltz Offers 33 Rules for Being an Artist

"How to Be an Artist" by art critic and SAIC alum Jerry Saltz (SAIC 1970–75, HON 2008) is the cover story of the latest issue of New York magazine. 

December 3, 2018

Mary Jane Jacob's Latest Book Is Released

Mary Jane Jacob, professor in the Department of Sculpture and director of the Institute for Curatorial Research and Practice at SAIC has released a new book from the University of Chicago Press titled Dewey for Artists. 

November 30, 2018

SAIC Receives $500,000 for Painting and Drawing Scholarships

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has received support from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation (HFF) to fund students studying in the Department of Painting and Drawing, as well as programs related to the foundation. Through the Frankenthaler Scholarships, HFF, named after prominent painter and printmaker, Helen Frankenthaler, will make an endowment gift of $500,000 to create annual scholarships for selected students, who will be selected by faculty.

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