April 12, 2018

Commissioners of the U.S. Pavilion at the Biennale Architettura 2018 in Venice Share Exhibition Details at Send-Off Event

Commissioner Mark Kelly, of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, joined School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) President Elissa Tenny and University of Chicago (UChicago) President Robert J. Zimmer at a sendoff Tuesday for the U.S. Pavilion at the Biennale Architettura 2018, also known as the Venice Architecture Biennale.

April 10, 2018

SAIC Students Launch Uniquely Designed Collection at Milan Design Week

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, announced the launch of Potluck, a collection of uniquely designed objects created by students studying in the School’s Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects (AIADO) department. The collection will be revealed at Spazio Rossana Orlandi during Milan Design Week in Italy, April 17–22.

April 9, 2018

Allie n Steve Investigates Family and Gender Fluidity with NPR's Invisibilia

Allie n Steve Mullen, adjunct assistant professor in SAIC’s Art and Technology Studies and Liberal Arts departments, was featured on NPR’s Invisibilia, a show about the invisible forces that shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions.

Mural of Barack Obama at CYC by Elana Tenner (MA 2018) and Jenna Boyles (MA 2018)

April 6, 2018

SAIC Brings the Art to Third Annual Day of Service

SAIC brings service and the arts to the third annual Day of Service at Homan Square where the School operates a classroom space in Nichols Tower. 

April 5, 2018

SAIC Faculty and Alumni Awarded Individual Graham Foundation Grants

The Graham Foundation has released its 2018 list of individual grantees.

April 5, 2018

Six SAIC Alumni and Current Students Named Fulbright Students

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is excited to announce six US Fulbright Students for 2018, the most Fulbright Students ever awarded to the School in a single year.

April 5, 2018

Sarah Ross Visualizes Changes in Criminal Justice System

Adjunct Assistant Professor Sarah Ross, who teaches in the School's Sculpture and Arts Education departments, sat down with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on WGN Radio to discuss the issues from the panel "Redesigning the System." 

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.