MLK Jr. Living Memorial, Marquette Park

April 4, 2018

LaToya Ruby Frazier in the Atlantic's KING Issue

The Atlantic has commemorated the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination with a special issue featuring photographs by LaToya Ruby Frazier.

Jennifer Park, Andres Hernandez, Norman Teague

March 29, 2018

Norman Teague, Andres Hernandez, and Jennifer Park Featured in Chicago Architect

Alum Norman Teague (MFA 2016), alum and faculty member Andres Hernandez (MA 2004, Art Education), and faculty member Jennifer Park (Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects) are featured in the March/April issue of Chicago Architect magazine. 

March 29, 2018

Tom Buechele Profiled in American Builders Quarterly

Vice President for Campus Operations, Tom Buechele (BFA1989, MFA 2017) was recently profiled in American Builders Quarterly for his work renovating the 280 Columbus Drive Building's auditorium.

Photo of denim jumpsuit designed by SAIC Alumni Brewer and Gluam-Lathbury

March 23, 2018

Abigail Glaum-Lathbury and Maura Brewer Dress the Paris Review

JUMPSUIT, the subversive "counter-fashion" project by Assistant Professor in the Department of Fashion Design Abigail Glaum-Lathbury (BFA 2006) and Maura Brewer (BFA 2006), has been highlighted in a recent article in the Paris Review, by Heather Radke—who takes it upon herself to wear their jumpsuit for three weeks.

Gibran Villalobos

March 22, 2018

Gibran Villalobos Participates in National Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC

SAIC faculty member in the Department of Arts Administration and Policy Gibran Villalobos (Dual MA 2015) recently attended National Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC, on March 12–13 as a representative of Arts Alliance Illinois. 

March 21, 2018

Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund Celebrates Brilliant Decade

Throughout its decade-long existence, the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts has awarded six SAIC students with its prestigious Annenberg Felllowship.

March 21, 2018

David Hartt and Martine Syms Awarded Graham Foundation Inaugural Fellowships

SAIC alumni David Hartt (MFA 1994) and Martine Syms (BFA 2007) are inaugural Fellows as part of the Graham Foundation's new fellowship program.

March 14, 2018

Film Noir: Puppet Style

SAIC alum makes puppets for bold new comedy.

March 13, 2018

Jesse Ball Writes Surreal Homage to Beloved Brother

SAIC writing professor Jesse Ball has released his latest novel Census.

March 13, 2018

Venice Biennale US Pavilion Announces Seven Projects for its Dimensions of Citizenship Exhibition

Details of the seven facets of the US contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale for the exhibition Dimensions of Citizenship were announced at a press conference in New York on March 12.

March 12, 2018

U.S. Pavilion at Biennale Architettura 2018 Announces Details of Architects’ Projects for Dimensions of Citizenship

Chicago, March 13, 2018—The U.S. Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, commissioned by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and The University of Chicago (UChicago), today announced new details about the exhibition Dimensions of Citizenship. The exhibition’s curators have commissioned seven architecture practices to explore how citizenship may be defined, constructed, enacted, contested, or expressed in the built environment at seven different spatial scales.

March 6, 2018

SAIC and Illinois Humanities Explore What It Means to Redesign the Criminal Justice System

Over the past 30 years, America’s prison population has boomed, with the United States now housing 5% of the world’s population but 25% of its prisoners.