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May 7, 2015

Ten SAIC Artists Featured on Newcity’s Breakout Artists of 2015 List

Newcity released its list of Breakout Artists 2015: Chicago’s Next Generation of Image Makers.

May 7, 2015

SAIC Announces the Winners of This Year's Fellowship Competition

Chicago—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) announced the recipients of its most prestigious awards: the 2015 Jacques and Natasha Gelman Graduate Fellowships, the Claire Rosen and Samuel Edes Foundation Prize for Emerging Artists, the Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship and the Eldon Danhausen Sculpture Fellowship. These awards, among SAIC’s highest honors, enable graduating students to continue their artistic growth after Commencement through advanced independent study, art making, research and travel.

May 7, 2015

Hyperallergic Interviews SAIC Alum Jason Karolak

Hyperallergic recently interviewed SAIC alum Jason Karolak (MFA 2006). Image from article: Jason Karolak, Untitled (P-1512) (2015), oil on canvas.

May 7, 2015

The Chicago Tribune Features SAIC Programs

The Chicago Tribune has featured SAIC in various contexts this month, including Kanye West’s visit to SAIC to receive his honorary doctorate at this year’s Commencement Ceremony.

May 4, 2015

Ginger Krebs Awarded MAP Grant

SAIC Performance and Contemporary Practices faculty member Ginger Krebs has been awarded a MAP Grant for 2015.

May 4, 2015

Thomas Kong's Entry Recognized in Next Helsinki International Architecture Competition

SAIC Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects Faculty Member Thomas Kong has been recognized for his entry to the Next Helsinki international architecture competition.

April 30, 2015

SAIC Hosts Event to Launch Conversation Leading up to 50th Anniversary of Chicago’s Wall of Respect

In April, SAIC hosted The Wall of Respect and People's Art Since 1967, a symposium that brought together a number of artists and alumni associated with an important cultural moment known as the Wall of Respect.

April 30, 2015

F Newsmagazine Receives Awards from Student Society for News Design

The Student Society for News Design has recognized F Newsmagazine with the first place award for Overall Design of Magazine.

April 30, 2015

SAIC Hosts the Graduate Design Show 2015

The exhibition features a diverse collection of works by 41 emerging designers

April 30, 2015

L’arco Baleno features 2015 whatnot Collection by SAIC Student Designers

L’arco Baleno features the series of designed objects generated by SAIC’s Industry Projects Studio, a year-long course led by faculty members Helen Maria Nugent and Jim TerMeer.

April 26, 2015

Celebrated Alumni Featured on Crain’s List of Native Chicago Designers

Crain’s Chicago Business features two prominent SAIC alumni on its list of native Chicago fashion designers: late alum Roy Halston Frowick (1932–90) and Cynthia Rowley (BFA 1981).

April 23, 2015

SAIC Students Recognized with Prestigious CFDA Design Scholarships

SAIC Fashion Design students Heather Rhee (BFA 2016) and Noe Loewald Hu (BFA 2016) have been announced as the winners of esteemed scholarship awards as part of the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s (CFDA) Educational Initiatives.

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