January 26, 2018

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Announces Spring Season of Conversations at the Edge Experimental Media Series

CHICAGO—Beginning February 15, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) critically acclaimed series Conversations at the Edge will host a distinguished lineup of screenings, performances and talks by groundbreaking artists who exemplify the boundary-blurring nature of experimental media.

January 25, 2018

Arnold Kemp Featured in Artforum

Artforum's recent winter exhibit previews feature Arnold Kemp, dean of graduate studies and professor in the Department of Painting and Drawing.

Jeff Koons with Tulips

January 23, 2018

Rare Interview with Jeff Koons on the Independent

An interview with Jeff Koons (SAIC 1975–76, HON 2008) is included in a recently released anthology called Robert Storr, Interviews on Art.

January 23, 2018

Bill Shannon and Dread Scott Awarded USA Fellowship

Bill Shannon (BFA 1996) and Dread Scott (BFA 1989) were among the recipients of the United States Artists 2018 Fellowship Award, which grants up to $50,000 in unrestricted funds to artists in a variety of fields.

January 22, 2018

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Announces Its Spring Line-Up of Visiting Artists

This spring, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, will host a distinguished lineup of visiting artists who exemplify the boundary-blurring nature of contemporary art.

"Overstood" by Sanford Biggers

January 12, 2018

The New Yorker Profiles Alum Sanford Biggers

Few artists escape pigeonholing quite like Sanford Biggers (MFA 1999)—or at least, that's the conclusion the New Yorker comes to in its profile on him.

January 4, 2018

Tony Liu Behind Diet Prada Instagram Account

Tony Liu's (BFA 2007) fashion label YOU AS has been praised by a diverse group of fashion publications ranging from Complex to Vogue.

January 3, 2018

Angel Otero and Saya Woolfalk Make Hyperallergic's Top 20

Hyperallergic announced its list of top 20 NYC arts shows recently, with two of the School's alumni making the cut. Angel Otero (BFA 2007, MFA 2009) and Saya Woolfalk (MFA 2004) placed sixth and 16th, respectfully.

January 3, 2018

Preston Jackson Unveils PhD Sculpture at University of Chicago

Preston Jackson, famed sculptor and professor emeritus at the School, was seen across town at the University of Chicago unveiling of a bust he completed.

January 3, 2018

Chancellor Massey Attends Nobel Prize Ceremony

In a career filled with milestones, SAIC Chancellor Walter Massey's inclusion in the Nobel Prize ceremonies ranks among the highest—doubly so because his own contributions are implicated in the recipient's successes.

January 3, 2018

Emil Ferris Is a Chicago Top Newsmaker

A list including Chance the Rapper, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky, and perennial tourist attraction Sue the T.

December 18, 2017

Maura Brewer and Abigail Glaum-Lathbury Spearhead Protest Fashion Movement

SAIC alumni, faculty, and the School's Fashion Resource Center (FRC) were featured prominently in the Chicago Reader article, "Protest Fashion Is All the Rage," extolling the many facets that protest fashion takes.