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February 27, 2017

Cheryl Pope Talks Contemporary Art to Kenyon College Students

SAIC faculty in the Fashion Design program, Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010) received a Mellon Fellowship from Gund Gallery at Kenyon College in order to host her new project Community is Built on Empathy. In collaboration with students at Kenyon College, Pope gathered a number of statements from students, which were then made into banners and hung along the walls of the school’s athletic center.

February 27, 2017

Coco Gordon Moore Featured in Teen Vogue

Coco Gordon Moore (BFA 2016) has been featured in Teen Vogue as one of the Gap’s stars in their new 90’s inspired campaign.

February 27, 2017

Faculty Member Works on Antiwar Video Game

SAIC faculty in the Departments of Contemporary Practices and Film, Video, New Media, and Animation Kerry Richardson (MFA 1996) is working on a video game through her new media art collective Plug-In Studio.

February 27, 2017

Melika Bass Interviewed by TimeOut Chicago

SAIC alum and faculty member Melika Bass (MFA 2007, Film, Video, New Media, and Animation) recently caught up with TimeOut Chicago to discuss her filmmaking practice, influences, and her films Waking Things, Shoals, and Songs from the Shed.

February 23, 2017

Andres Hernandez, Jennifer Park, and Norman Teague Among Obama Presidential Center Collaborators

Internationally-acclaimed SAIC faculty members and alumni round out the list of architects and designers assigned to Jackson Park's forthcoming Obama Presidential Center.

February 23, 2017

SAIC Named a Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students

CHICAGO–The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recently recognized the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) as one of two specialized institutions in the nation with the most U.S. Fulbright students. Two SAIC students received Fulbright awards for 2016–17, and since 2002, 34 students have represented SAIC as U.S. student Fulbright fellows. SAIC joins the University of Chicago and Northwestern University as the only Illinois colleges to be included on the list.

February 20, 2017

Alumni Films Shortlisted for Biennale of Moving Images

SAIC alumni Joseph Houlberg (MFA 2017) and Bahar Noorizadeh (MFA 2015) scored spots on Digicult’s 10 shortlisted films to see during the 15th Biennale of Moving Images (BIM).

February 20, 2017

Alum to Exhibit at the Venice Biennale

Peter Miller (MFA 2005) will be exhibiting work in the central show of the 2017 Venice Biennale, curated by Christine Macel, chief curator at the Centre Pompidou.

February 20, 2017

SAIC Faculty Featured in Architects Newspaper

SAIC faculty member John Clark (AIADO) and partner Taylor Holloway were recently featured in Architects Newspaper for their exhibit Ancient Age: An Endless Journey in Place, representing the end of the last Ice Age—the Pleistocene Era—when the Midwest’s last ice sheet was recessing.

February 20, 2017

Art History, Theory, and Criticism Professor Featured in BBC News

BBC News recently featured Alsdorf Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art History, Nora Taylor in an article illuminating a fascinating Singaporean hoarder, Koh Nguang How.

February 20, 2017

Associate Art Therapy Professor Featured in The New York Times

Doctor Savneet Talwar (Art Therapy) was recently featured in the New York Times for her response to Karen Pence’s support of art therapy programming.

February 15, 2017

SAIC Community Members in LA Press

Several SAIC alumni and affiliates were recently featured in the Los Angeles press for their presence on the west coast.


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