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September 12, 2017

Rashayla Marie Brown and Claire Pentecost Sweep Artadia Awards

Artadia, the national not-for-profit supporting visual artists with unrestricted, merit-based awards, announced that its Chicago winners are both faculty members of the School.

September 12, 2017

U.S. Pavilion Announces Exhibitors at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Chicago, September 12, 2017–The curatorial team for Dimensions of Citizenship, the exhibition that will represent the United States in the U.S. Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, today announced the architects, landscape architects, and designers who will create work for the show. The seven commissioned exhibitors are:

September 11, 2017

Roger Brown's Work to Be Brought to the Forefront

The works of the late Roger Brown, who received his BFA in 1968 and MFA in 1970 from SAIC, have garnered major interest from Chicago gallery owner Kavi Gupta. “Since Brown's passing, his career didn't continue like it should have," Gupta says.

September 11, 2017

Sanford Biggers Featured in Architectural Digest

Sanford Biggers (MFA 1999) was recently interviewed in Architectural Digest. "I consider myself a late collaborator, working with this patchwork that goes over a span of decades and generations," Biggers says of his practice.

September 11, 2017

Aram Han Sifuentes to Make Protest Banners at EXPO CHICAGO

The Chicago Tribune recently featured Departments of Liberal Arts and Fiber and Material Studies faculty member Aram Han Sifuentes (MFA 2013) in their article analyzing how artists, authors, filmmakers, and musicians are navigating the political and economic climate of 2017.

September 11, 2017

Chicago Design Market hosting SAIC's "Whatnot"

For a decade, Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects (AIADO) students of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago have exhibited their work in Milan during Design Week.

September 11, 2017

Nick Cave and Jeanne Gang Collaborate for First Time

Nick Cave, Stephanie and Bill Sick Professor of Fashion, Body and Garment, and Jeanne Gang (HON 2013), founder and principal of architectural firm Studio Gang, have teamed up for the first time ever.

September 8, 2017

"Apichatpong Weerasethakul: The Serenity Of Madness" Makes North American Debut at SAIC

CHICAGO–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, announces the North American debut of Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s exhibition “The Serenity of Madness.” Exploring threads of sociopolitical commentary, this new solo exhibition uniquely presents rarely seen short films and video installations by the Thai artist, alongside his photography, sketches and archival materials.

September 6, 2017

Teen Vogue Features Faculty Member and Alumni Involved in Group Show

Teen Vogue recently featured Fashion Design faculty member Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010) and alumni Yvette Mayorga (MFA 2016) and Dread Scott (BFA 1989) in an article detailing Bold Disobedience, an art show held at Weinberg/Newton Gallery in the River North neighborhood.

September 6, 2017

SAIC Names Joint Faculty Fellows of the Institute for Curatorial Research and Practice

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has named Daniel Eisenberg, Professor in the Film, Video, New Media, and Animation and Visual and Critical Studies departments, and Ellen Rothenberg, Adjunct Professor in Fiber and Material Studies, as the inaugural joint Faculty Research Fellows of the Institute for Curatorial Research and Practice.

August 31, 2017

Trevor Paglen Featured in T: the New York Times Style Magazine

SAIC alum Trevor Paglen (MFA 2002) is the focus of a recent article by New Arts Journalism faculty member Megan O' Grady for T: the New York Times Style Magazine.

August 31, 2017

SAIC Named One of the Top Art Schools in the United States

Artsy has included SAIC on its list of the nation's top 15 art schools, among the likes of Yale, Columbia, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).


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