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December 8, 2017

My Favorite Thing is Monsters Chosen A Top Book of 2017

With 2018 just around the corner, best of 2017 lists are slowly emerging, and Emil Ferris' (BFA 2008, MFA 2010) graphic novel, My Favorite Thing is Monsters has made two lists.

December 8, 2017

Fashion Alum Awarded National YoungArts Fellowship

Shenequa Brooks (MDes 2017) was chosen as the inaugural National YoungArts Fellow reports the Miami Herald. The artist will receive a $25,000 unrestricted grant from the National YoungArts Foundation and a year-long mentorship with globally acclaimed artist Daniel Arsham.

December 6, 2017

SAIC Students Celebrate Nike's Iconic Air Force 1

Ten SAIC students recently got the chance to be a part of an exciting workshop with Nike in celebration of the 35th anniversary of its Air Force 1 shoe.

December 5, 2017

Co. Design Showcases Alum's Urban Vision

Walking down the same streets, looking at the same buildings, and adhering to the same weekday routine are all common experiences for city dwellers.

December 4, 2017

Alum Shines Light on Centers Helping Artists with Disabilities Break into the Art Market

Alum Lisa Slominski (BA 2003) recently wrote an extensive article for Artsy about the fully blossomed movement of studios and art spaces created in support of those with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

December 4, 2017

Frieze Profiles Alum Jessica Jackson Hutchins

Portland-based artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins' (Post-Bac 1997, MFA 1999) new solo exhibition, The People's Cries, at Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York was highlighted in a Frieze magazine article.

December 4, 2017

CreatiVets Featured in Time Magazine

Richard Casper (BFA 2012) and his nonprofit organization, CreatiVets, were the recent feature of a Time magazine story.

December 4, 2017

Irving Petlin's Artwork Reviewed by Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic recently profiled artist Irving Petlin (BFA 1956) and his solo exhibition, A Tribute to Irving Petlin, at the National Arts Club in New York City.

November 30, 2017

Congratulations, F Newsmagazine

F Newsmagazine, SAIC’s student-run publication, received numerous accolades in the 2016–17 Pinnacle College Media Awards.

November 28, 2017

Trevor Paglen Talks Art, Surveillance with the Guardian

The Guardian's profile on artist and alum Trevor Paglen (MFA 2002) functions similarly to his photographs: making the invisible, plain.

November 22, 2017

New Commencement Venue Doubles Graduates’ Guest Ticket Allotment

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will hold its 2018 Commencement Ceremony at the new Wintrust Arena at 200 East Cermak Road.

November 15, 2017

Painters and Sculptors Grants Awarded to SAIC Alumni

This year several SAIC alumni were awarded grants from the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Painters and Sculptors Grant Program.

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