November 13, 2014

SAIC Students Engage Community with Portraits of Resolution

The Chicago Tribune recently covered the community art project Portraits of Resolution carried out by SAIC Master of Arts in Art Education students William Estrada and Erica Brooks, in collaboration with Anthony Rea.

November 13, 2014

Seventeen Chicago Institutions form America’s Urban Campus

CHICAGO (Nov. 13, 2014): Newly formed America’s Urban Campus® (AUC), a consortium of 17 not-for-profit Chicago-area colleges and universities, released today the results of an in-depth study on how Chicago’s higher education sector impacts the city, establishing Chicago as a global destination for higher education and post-graduate employment.

November 12, 2014

SAIC Alum Talks About Her Art Therapy Practice

SAIC alum Rachel Nash (MA 2010) spoke to Dallas News about her practice, sharing insight on the unique benefits of art therapy, and its dearth in Dallas, Texas, where her practice is situated.

November 12, 2014

Wall Street Journal Talks to SAIC for Advice for Artists

The Wall Street Journal collected tips and advice from advisors for artists in today's art economy.

November 11, 2014

Chicago Tribune Highlights SAIC Student and Founder of Curate

SAIC student Cari Sacks (MA 2015) found a digital solution to help art buyers see how art works look in a given space before making the purchase.

November 11, 2014

SAIC Alum's Current Project Inspired by Visits to the Art Institute

Tinsley Hammond (BFA 2010), is currently displaying her work The Projection Series at Boston's ARCH Gallery.

November 10, 2014

SAIC Receives More Than $1 Million Through Bank of America Art Auction

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), one of the nation’s leading art and design schools, today announced it received a $1.2 million donation from Bank of America as the result of an art auction of works from the company's own collection held last night, as well as proceeds from a separate auction with Sotheby's. The donation will fund need-based scholarships for Chicago high school graduates to pursue their education at SAIC.

November 6, 2014

Faculty Alison Ruttan Interviewed by WTTW

SAIC faculty Alison Ruttan (Painting and Drawing and Contemporary Practices) was recently named by the Illinois Arts Council Agency as one of 18 Illinois artists to the 2014 Fellowship Award.

November 5, 2014

SAIC and its Community Well-Represented in Newcity's "Best of Chicago"

The Art Institute of Chicago, SAIC, and its faculty, staff and alumni were well represented on Newcity's 2014 Best of Chicago list, with the SAIC highlighted for "Best new strides taken for gender inclusivity in art school" for the efforts initiated by the League of Extrardinary Genders.

November 4, 2014

SAIC Artists and Curators Receive DCASE Residency Awards

The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and the Joyce Foundation recently announced the recipients of the 2014–15 DCASE Studio Artist and Curatorial Residency Awards.

November 3, 2014

The Pritzker Foundation Gives $5 Million to SAIC

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), one of the nation’s leading art and design schools, announced a $5 million gift from the Pritzker Foundation to establish the Pritzker Graduate Fellowship Fund.

October 29, 2014

Photography Faculty Member Awarded United States Artists Fellowship

SAIC faculty member LaToya Ruby Frazier (Photography) was recently named one of 34 fellows for 2014 by the United States Artists (USA) Program.