Filmmaker, performance artist, and SAIC alum Wu Tsang (BFA 2004) was named one of the 25 MacArthur Fellows for 2018 by the John D. and...
Dimensions of Citizenship: Architecture and Belonging from the Body to the Cosmos, the...
Octavia Butler's book Parable of the Sower is the inspiration behind Take Root Among the Stars: The Legacy of Octavia...
March 3, 2018
CHICAGO–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, raised more than $615,000 at its first faculty and alumni art auction and benefit. Proceeds from the auction contribute to Beautiful/Work: The Campaign for SAIC, an initiative to raise $50 million for increased scholarship opportunities, faculty support, and programming. Highlights from the auction and benefit included:
March 2, 2018
Newcity released its 2018 "Design 50" issue, which recognizes the leading voices in Chicago design.
March 2, 2018
SAIC alum Aliza Nisenbaum (BFA 2001, MFA 2005) has agreed to sell three of her paintings to the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
March 1, 2018
Beginning March 10, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, kicks off a host of exciting year-end events.
February 23, 2018
SAIC alum Tania Bruguera (MFA 2001, HON 2016) can add another accolade to her list: Tate Modern commission.
February 21, 2018
Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts students and sisters Ambrin Ling (MFA 2018) and Kera Ling (MFA 2018) were recently awarded the prestigious Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant.
February 20, 2018
As a 2017–18 US Fulbright Student Fellowship recipient, Jennifer Chen-Su Huang (MFA 2017) is studying Atayal weaving in Taiwan.
February 20, 2018
F Newsmagazine, SAIC’s student-run publication, received numerous accolades from the Illinois College Press Association this year.
February 14, 2018
On the week that Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits were unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery, Dushko Petrovich, an associate professor in the School's New Arts Journalism department, took the opportunity to writing about portraiture more broadly.
February 13, 2018
Associate Professor of Photography and 2015 MacArthur Fellow LaToya Ruby Frazier was recently praised in an article in Vulture by Jerry Saltz (SAIC 1970–75, HON 2008).
February 9, 2018
Faculty member in the Contemporary Practices department Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010) was part of a yearlong guerrilla project that replaced New York City advertising with art.
February 5, 2018
CHICAGO–Following a year where many Americans harbored growing doubts about global stability and international relations, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is offering a rare introspective of the Vietnam War through a film series at its Gene Siskel Film Center for students and members of the public. Marking the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive, one of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, Apocalypse Then: The Vietnam War on Film features a new film about the Vietnam and Cambodian Wars each week, followed by a discussion.