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March 5, 2015

Kanye West Praises SAIC in a Lecture at Oxford University

In a guest lecture on March 2 at Oxford University's Museum of Natural History, Kanye West spoke to an audience of 350 students. Read the full text of his 30-minute lecture in Vulture. Photo by Justin Tallis/Getty Images

March 5, 2015

F Newsmagazine Wins Gold Medalist Award at 31st Annual Gold Circle Awards

F Newsmagazine took home the prestigious Gold Medalist Award at the 31st Annual Gold Circle Awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, hosted by the Columbia University School of Journalism.

March 5, 2015

SAIC Student Opens a Vibrant New Gallery Space in Avondale

SAIC student and former instructor Lynn Basa (MFA 2016) has expanded her studio space into a new art gallery in Chicago’s Avondale neighborhood.

March 5, 2015

The New York Times Reviews SAIC Alum’s NY Show

A review in the New York Times calls the current show by Saya Woolfalk (MFA 2004) “engagingly imaginative.” ChimaTEK: Hybridity Visualization System, a multimedia exhibition of paintings, animations, and installations was on view at Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects through March 7.

February 26, 2015

Los Angeles Times Features SAIC Alum’s Merging of Art and Comedy

The Los Angeles Times spotlights SAIC alum Casey Jane Ellison (BFA 2009) and her television and animation work that merges artistic practice with comedic persona.

February 24, 2015

The Grainger Foundation Commits $1 Million to SAIC; About the College Arts Access Program (CAAP); About the Grainger Foundation; About the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees and post-baccalaureate programs to more than 3,200 students from around the globe. SAIC also provides adults, high school students, and children with the opportunity to flourish in a variety of courses, workshops, certificate programs, and camps through its Continuing Studies program.

February 18, 2015

SAIC Alum Paula Crown Celebrates her First NY Solo Show

The Wall Street Journal highlights Paula Crown (MFA 2012) and the opening of her first solo show in New York.

February 18, 2015

Art for Progress Speaks with SAIC Alum Katya Grokhovsky

Art for Progress interviewed SAIC alum Katya Grokhovsky (MFA 2011) who was recently named one of the top 10 female emerging artists by the Huffington Post.

February 12, 2015

SAIC Student Wins a 2015 Foster Prize from the Institute of Contemporary Art

The Institute of Contemporary Art announced the winners of its 2015 James and Audrey Foster Prize for promising Boston-area artists.

February 12, 2015

PBS Program Interviews SAIC President on Art and Science

In an interview on Richard Heffner's Open Mind, SAIC President Walter Massey speaks about how SAIC's interdisciplinary curriculum encourages collaborations between art and science.

February 12, 2015

The New Yorker Reviews Faculty Member’s New Solo Show

A new exhibition by SAIC Painting and Drawing Professor Tyson Reeder appears on the New Yorker’s list of art to see around town.

February 11, 2015

Q&A with Kyung Hwa Shon

SAIC alum and current PhD candidate at the Royal College of Art in London discusses the evolution of her work and offers advice to recent graduates.

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