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August 4, 2017

Candida Alvarez’s Exhibition Reviewed by the Chicago Tribune

“There’s something here for everyone,” writes Lori Waxman (Art History, Theory, and Criticism, New Arts Journalism) in a recent review for the Chicago Tribune of Here, a solo exhibition of work by SAIC Professor in the Painting and Drawing department,

August 4, 2017

Art Everywhere

SAIC alumni contribute to Chicago's "Year of Public Art."

August 2, 2017

Alumni Featured in Group Show on Racial Violence

Several SAIC alumni are featured in the Brooklyn Museum's show The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America. As part of a partnership with the nonprofit Equal Justice Initiative, the exhibition combines research on the history of violence against Black people and communities with works from the museum's collection.

August 2, 2017

Alum's Film Wins Top Prize at Jerusalem Film Festival

Hong Sang-soo’s (MFA 1989) film On the Beach at Night Alone won the prestigious Wilf Family Foundation Award (worth $20,000) for best international film at the 34th Jerusalem Film Festival, reports Variety. The jury called Sang-soo’s film “a mysterious magic, rooted in the heart of daily life” that he had crafted with “the simplest of cinematic tools.”

August 2, 2017

Donald Sultan's "Disaster Paintings" Reviewed by Washington Post

Donald Sultan's (MFA 1975) show The Disaster Paintings was reviewed by the Washington Post.

August 2, 2017

SAIC Participating in EXPO CHICAGO 2017

SAIC will be out in full force at EXPO CHICAGO 2017, managing a booth while faculty and alumni present work, and curate video series.

July 31, 2017

Alum Named One of 2017's CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists

Fashion Design alum Claire Sullivan (BFA 2016) was recently featured with her New York-based design collective, Vaquera, in a Vogue profile of the 2017 Council of Fashion Designers of America/Vogue Fashion Fund (CVFF) Finalists.

July 25, 2017

Statement by Dean of Faculty Lisa Wainwright on Academic Freedom

In recent media stories such as those published on F News, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and Inside Higher Ed, SAIC has been accused of infringing on academic freedom.

July 18, 2017

Chancellor Massey to Serve as the New Chair of the City Colleges of Chicago Board of Trustees

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the appointment of Walter E.

July 17, 2017

Alum Debuts Video at the International Museum of Surgical Science

Vincent Tiley's (MFA 2013) new video installation, Material Eyes, was recently on display in the third-floor screening room of the International Museum of Surgical Science.

July 17, 2017

Martine Syms Profiled in the New Yorker

The New Yorker recently published a profile of SAIC alum Martine Syms (BFA 2007).

July 14, 2017

Alum Expands Her Feminist Clothing Platform

Amanda Brinkman (MA 2010), a graduate of the School’s Visual and Critical Studies department and co-founder of art nonprofit Pelican Bomb, recieved widespread recognition when she created T-shirts emblazoned with the phrase “Nasty Woman,” in the wake of the October presidential debate.


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