SAIC News

Performers dancing, dressed in Nick Cave’s large Soundsuits in “Up Right” at the Park Avenue Armory.

June 11, 2018

Nick Cave's Let Go Featured in the New York Times

The New York Times recently covered SAIC Professor Nick Cave's dance-based performance and installation Let Go. 

June 7, 2018

US Pavilion Presents Dimensions of Citizenship at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia

For the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, the US Pavilion, commissioned by SAIC and the University of Chicago, presents Dimensions of Citizenship.

June 6, 2018

Jesse Ball's Newest Novel Is One of the Best Books of 2018

Esquire magazine has released their “The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)” list.

June 4, 2018

Nuance and Powerful Statements: A Review of Dimensions of Citizenship

Curbed reviewed the US Pavilion's exhibition, Dimensions of Citizenship, at the Venice Architectural Biennale calling it "a masterstroke."

SAIC Fashion Show 2018

May 31, 2018

SAIC Fashion Show Covered by the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Magazine, among Others

This year’s annual year-end SAIC Fashion Show held at Venue Six10 at the Spertus Institute on May 4 was covered extensively.

May 30, 2018

President Elissa Tenny Recognized as One of Chicago Business' Notable Women in Education

School of the Art Institute of Chicago President Elissa Tenny was recognized as one of "Chicago’s Notable Women in Education 2018" in Crain's Chicago Business.

Ni'Ja Whitson (MFA 2008)

May 29, 2018

Ni'Ja Whitson (MFA 2007) Receives MAP Fund Grant 2018

Ni’Ja Whitson (MFA 2007) is the recipient of the MAP Fund Grant 2018 for their piece Oba Queen Baba King Baba.

The Stone Stories installation at the U.S. Pavilion; this wall image features a plan of the Memphis with the landing rendered in dark brown. Photo © Tom Harris, courtesy of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Chicago

May 25, 2018

Jeanne Gang's Venice Biennale Installation Confronts the Infrastructure of Slavery

Metropolis covered Studio Gang’s installation Stone Stories, helmed by Jeanne Gang (HON 2013) for the upcoming Venice Architecture Biennale’s US Pavilion exhibition Dimensions of Citizenship.

May 24, 2018

US Pavilion Is a Must-See at Venice Architecture Biennale

The US Pavilion's exhibition Dimensions of Citizenship was included in Domus' list of "5 pavilions not to be missed." 

Photo of the US pavilion at this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale courtesy of Tom Harris

May 23, 2018

Sneak Peek of the US Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Get a first look at the US Pavillion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale before its opening on Saturday, May 26.

May 18, 2018

Sam Prekop Talks Shop on WBEZ's Morning Shift

Sam Prekop, member of The Sea and Cake and SAIC alum, talks shop on WBEZ's Morning Shift about how the band started, how his art informs his music, and what's changed in the new album, Any Day.

SAIC ceramics at Sight Unseen

May 17, 2018

SAIC Students' Drinkware Stands out at Sight Unseen Offsite

The ceramic drinkware created by SAIC students from the Designed Objects program was chosen as a standout presentation at the Sight Unseen Offsite fair by Architectural Digest. 

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