"Thrival Geographies," by Amanda Williams and Andres L. Hernandez is displayed in the lobby of the Wrightwood 659 gallery. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune)

March 13, 2019

Dimensions of Citizenship in Chicago Praised for Thinking and Looking Forward

Dimensions of Citizenship's debut in Chicago at the Wrightwood 659 gallery was praised for thinking and looking forward by both the Chicago Tribune and WTTW's Chicago Tonight, in addition to being included on Newcity's Design Top 5 list for April.

Eric Hotchkiss teaches a public design class for SAIC in Nichols Tower

March 12, 2019

Homan Square Proves to Be a Beam of Hope

Nichols Tower in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood was the recent subject of an article in the New York Times.

I Wanna Be Well installation view

March 8, 2019

I Wanna Be Well

SAIC Professor Gregg Bordowitz reflects on his career retrospective I Wanna Be Well, coming soon at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Halle Butler, photo courtesy of Miranda Barnes via "The Cut"

March 8, 2019

Halle Butler Discusses Her Latest Novel with the Cut

Halle Butler's (BFA 2008) recently published second novel The New Me and her 2017 debut novel, Jillian, which landed her a place on Granta's list of Best of Young American Novelists, were the subject of an article in the Cut. 

Angel Otero in T the New York Times Style Magazine

March 8, 2019

Angel Otero Profiled in T: The New York Times Style Magazine

Angel Otero (BFA 2007, MFA 2009) was profiled in T: The New York Times Style Magazine about his upcoming solo exhibit Milagros and on opening a second studio in his first home, Puerto Rico, early this summer. 

Lucy Knisley and Pal courtesy of Chicago Magazine

March 6, 2019

Lucy Knisley Illustrates Latest Graphic Memoir on Pregnancy

Lucy Knisley (BFA 2007), author, comic artist, and illustrator, was featured in Chicago magazine and the Chicago Tribune for her sixth graphic novel, Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos. 

SAIC Shows

March 1, 2019

SAIC Presents March and April Exhibitions and Events

Beginning March 9, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, kicks off a host of exciting year-end events.

March 1, 2019

F News Shines at the Illinois College Press Association

F Newsmagazine, SAIC's student-run publication received numerous awards from the 2018–19 Illinois College Press Association contest. 

Artist Nikko Washington courtesy of Nolis Anderson

March 1, 2019

Nikko Washington Goes Full Circle in Hyde Park

Niko Washington (BFA 2016) is an ace bowler but you wouldn't know it unless you've interacted with him.

Newcity's Design Hall of Fame 2019

February 28, 2019

Newcity Releases First-Ever Design Hall of Fame along with Design 50 List

Newcity released its annual Design 50 list along with a special Design Hall of Fame, honoring those who drive the creation of form, function, and beauty.

Clockwise from left: Sam Falls (courtesy Brand New Gallery); Tatyana Fazlalizadeh (photo by Teddy Wachholz); Martine Syms (courtesy The Broad); Kameelah Janan Rasheed (courtesy Pinchuk Foundation); Sadie Barnette (courtesy the artist); and Lu Yang

February 28, 2019

Martine Syms Featured among Eight Groundbreaking Millennial Artists

artnet News asked more than 30 professors teaching contemporary art at some of the top university art history and MFA programs across the country to find out who they thought groundbreaking millennial artists were, and Martine Syms (BFA 2007) made the list.

Pope's banners were inspired by interviews with students at several schools, including Lindblom Math and Science Academy High School in West Englewood. (John Konstantaras / Chicago Tribune)

February 27, 2019

Cheryl Pope Profiled in the Chicago Tribune

Adjunct Professor of Fashion Design Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010) was recently profiled in the Chicago Tribune about her work, being a former Chicago Golden Gloves winner, and her current exhibit, Not Without a Fight, at the Rockford Art Museum.