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October 9, 2017

SAIC Community Members Make Newcity's Film 50 List

This year's edition of Newcity's Film 50 list highlights Chicago's behind-the-scenes film community, and several SAIC community members were included.

October 6, 2017

Shruti Kirti: New Guard of Chicago Fashion

When designer Shruti Kirti (BFA 2010) is looking for inspiration, she imagines the woman who will be wearing her clothes—at least, that’s what she told Chicago Woman when profiled for their September/October issue.

October 6, 2017

Artforum Reviews Alum Aliza Nisenbaum's Show

Aliza Nisenbaum (BFA 2001, MFA 2005) opens up to Artforum about her process, her time at SAIC, her current show at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) and more.

October 6, 2017

Yuge Zhou Makes Midtown Aflutter

Yuge Zhou (MFA 2015) emigrated to New York from Beijing intending to study computer science. Literally.

October 4, 2017

The Washington Center Honors SAIC with the 2017 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award

CHICAGO–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, was honored with the 2017 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award from The Washington Center. The school was selected for its leadership and innovation in civic engagement and was presented with the award during The Washington Center’s annual awards luncheon in Washington, D.C., at the National Press Club on October 2. The Washington Center recognized SAIC’s efforts to bring its art and design education to the communities of Chicago and beyond. These initiatives include:

October 2, 2017

Statement by President Tenny on Las Vegas Tragedy

The news of last night’s shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada has left us shaken with grief.

September 29, 2017

Luftwerk's Latest Project Creates Sounds of Cracked Glaciers

SAIC alumni Petra Bachmaier (BFA 1999) and Sean Gallero (SAIC 1993–98) are collectively known as Luftwerk, and they aren't stangers to ambitious projects; their multidisiplinary installations have adorned Millenium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center, among other places.

September 29, 2017

Embracing Collaboration

Caitlin Baucom (MFA 2012) is organizing Spittle of the Moon to highlight artists fostered by New York's alternative and artist-run spaces.

September 29, 2017

Alum Named to Building and Design Construction's "40 Under 40"

As part of their September issue, Laura Crane (MArch 2012) was featured in Building Design and Construction magazine's "40 Under 40." Calling her the "Young Architects' Advocate," Crane is lauded for being the youngest associate at bKL Architecture.

September 29, 2017

Alum Spotlighted for Chicago-Focused Film

This week, the Chicago Sun-Times highlighted Jennifer Reeder (MFA 1996) for her work directing Signature Move, a cross-cultural lesbian romance based in Chicago.

September 29, 2017

/Dialogues Videos Now Live

Videos of the SAIC-sponsored /Dialogues are now available online.

September 26, 2017

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Launches Matching Gift Incentive to Help Surpass $50 Million Fundraising Goal

CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, is closing in on a $50 million goal in its first-ever major public fundraising campaign and has received a gift that will enable the school to launch a matching incentive that will help put it over the finish line for Beautiful/Work: The Campaign for SAIC.


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