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July 23, 2018

Emil Ferris' My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Wins Three 2018 Eisner Awards

Emil Ferris (BFA 2008, MFA 2010) won three Eisner Awards for her debut graphic novel My Favorite Thing Is Monsters. She won Eisner Awards in the Best Graphic Album–New, Best Writer/Artist, and Best Coloring categories. 

July 19, 2018

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

CHICAGO—This fall, 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. The fall season kicks off on September 10.

July 19, 2018

Robert Burnier's Black Tiberinus Turns Chicago's First Resident into a River God

SAIC alum, Robert Burnier (MFA 2016) erects a three-piece installation on the Riverwalk in honor of Chicago's first official resident.

July 18, 2018

Public Art by SAIC Alumni on Display Now

From Edgewater to Hyde Park, Chicago is increasing its public art with new murals and installations from some of the cities most talented artists including several SAIC alumni.

July 17, 2018

SAIC Launches New Apparel Shop

CHICAGO (JULY 17, 2018)—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, launched a new online store featuring sleek branded apparel and gear befitting of a world-renowned art and design school. Top items from the collection include a monochromatic crewneck sweatshirt, beanie, travel mug and tote bag, as well as a “No Art Making in Restrooms” pin, a nod to campus signage that famously appears at the entrance to some SAIC restrooms.

July 16, 2018

SAIC Faculty and Alumni Participate in Inaugural Cleveland Triennial

The inaugural FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art opened to the public this week and runs through September 30, with Professor Michelle Grabner of the Painting and Drawing department as its artistic director.

July 13, 2018

Cleveland Triennial Opens with Michelle Grabner as Creative Lead

Cleveland, Ohio seeks to be the center of the contemporary art world with the opening of Front International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art.

July 13, 2018

Leonard Suryajaya and Derrick Woods-Morrow Receive 2018 Chicago Artadia Award

SAIC alumni Leonard Suryajaya (MFA 2015) and Derrick Woods-Morrow (MFA 2016) have both received the 2018 Chicago Artadia Award. 

July 11, 2018

Congrats to Bike to Work Winners 2018

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Bike to Work Challenge!

July 10, 2018

SAIC Faculty Member and Alum Receive "Imagining Justice" Arts Grants

SAIC Assistant Professor Maria Gaspar and alum Laurie Jo Reynolds (MFA 2000) are recipients of the Art for Justice Fund's "Imagining Justice" Arts Grant.

July 10, 2018

Q&A with Korean Alumni Association Leaders

Here’s an excerpt of the Korean Student Association’s conversation with Jiho Shin (BFA 1996) and Yohan Han (BFA 2006), leaders of SAIC’s Korean Alumni Association.

June 28, 2018

D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem and the Future of Afrofuturism

SAIC Adjunct Assistant Professor D Denenge Duyst-Akpem has been featured in several publications about Afrofuturism, the recent boom of the movement, and humans in space.


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