SAIC News

January 3, 2019

Sky Cubacub Named a Chicagoan of the Year in the Arts for 2018

SAIC alum Sky Cubacub (BFA 2015) was included on the Chicago Tribune's list of "10 who made a difference in Chicago's culture in 2018." 

December 19, 2018

December's Art in America Features Two SAIC Alums

Sculptor, performer, and writer Gordon Hall (MA 2011, MFA 2011) is featured on the cover of the December issue of Art in America. Hall also contributed a feature article to the publication.

December 18, 2018

From Horse Stable to Arts Incubator

SAIC and the DuSable Museum of African American History teamed up to bring together 11 Chicago Public Schools students from across the city to create murals focused on Chicago's African American history reports Chicago's WGN-TV. 

December 13, 2018

SAIC's Bio Art Lab Is Redefining the Meaning of Life

SAIC's Bio Art Lab is turning poems into viruses and mutating the medium of traditional art.

December 13, 2018

D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem Teaches Sci-Fi and Survival

Octavia Butler's book Parable of the Sower is the inspiration behind Take Root Among the Stars: The Legacy of Octavia Butler, Surviving the 21st Century and Beyond the professional practices course taught by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism D.

December 13, 2018

CAPX Hosts SAIC's First Good Energy Hackathon

On December 8, Career and Professional Experience (CAPX) hosted its first SAIC Good Energy Hackathon. In six hours, students generated 13 proposals aimed at creating change in Chicago communities and capturing the spirit of “Good Energy.” 

December 13, 2018

Digital Wordsmith

SAIC New Arts Journalism alum Jessica Barrett Sattell (MA 2015) describes her work as a content strategist for the social media giant Facebook.  

December 13, 2018

Romi Crawford Receives the 2018 Jean Goldman Book Prize

SAIC Professor Romi Crawford was awarded the 2018 Jean Goldman Book Prize. 

December 12, 2018

SAIC Community Members Receive Painters and Sculptors Grants

Several SAIC community members 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.

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