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February 27, 2017

Melika Bass Interviewed by TimeOut Chicago

SAIC alum and faculty member Melika Bass (MFA 2007, Film, Video, New Media, and Animation) recently caught up with TimeOut Chicago to discuss her filmmaking practice, influences, and her films Waking Things, Shoals, and Songs from the Shed.

February 23, 2017

Andres Hernandez, Jennifer Park, and Norman Teague Among Obama Presidential Center Collaborators

Internationally-acclaimed SAIC faculty members and alumni round out the list of architects and designers assigned to Jackson Park's forthcoming Obama Presidential Center.

February 23, 2017

SAIC Named a Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students

CHICAGO–The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recently recognized the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) as one of two specialized institutions in the nation with the most U.S. Fulbright students. Two SAIC students received Fulbright awards for 2016–17, and since 2002, 34 students have represented SAIC as U.S. student Fulbright fellows. SAIC joins the University of Chicago and Northwestern University as the only Illinois colleges to be included on the list.

February 20, 2017

Alumni Films Shortlisted for Biennale of Moving Images

SAIC alumni Joseph Houlberg (MFA 2017) and Bahar Noorizadeh (MFA 2015) scored spots on Digicult’s 10 shortlisted films to see during the 15th Biennale of Moving Images (BIM).

February 20, 2017

Alum to Exhibit at the Venice Biennale

Peter Miller (MFA 2005) will be exhibiting work in the central show of the 2017 Venice Biennale, curated by Christine Macel, chief curator at the Centre Pompidou.

February 20, 2017

SAIC Faculty Featured in Architects Newspaper

SAIC faculty member John Clark (AIADO) and partner Taylor Holloway were recently featured in Architects Newspaper for their exhibit Ancient Age: An Endless Journey in Place, representing the end of the last Ice Age—the Pleistocene Era—when the Midwest’s last ice sheet was recessing.

February 20, 2017

Art History, Theory, and Criticism Professor Featured in BBC News

BBC News recently featured Alsdorf Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art History, Nora Taylor in an article illuminating a fascinating Singaporean hoarder, Koh Nguang How.

February 20, 2017

Associate Art Therapy Professor Featured in The New York Times

Doctor Savneet Talwar (Art Therapy) was recently featured in the New York Times for her response to Karen Pence’s support of art therapy programming.

February 15, 2017

Art Scene

View photos of our events from fall 2016.

February 15, 2017

Beautiful/Work: The Campaign for SAIC

Throughout its more than 150-year history, SAIC’s entire community has established a strong tradition of support and giving. This spring, SAIC launched its first major fundraising campaign, Beautiful/Work: The Campaign for SAIC. With a goal of raising $50 million, the campaign will support student scholarships and endowed professorships and faculty awards.

February 15, 2017

SAIC Community Members in LA Press

Several SAIC alumni and affiliates were recently featured in the Los Angeles press for their presence on the west coast.

February 14, 2017

Alum Emil Ferris' Debut Graphic Novel Receiving Critical Acclaim

Emil Ferris (MFA 2010) recently released her debut graphic novel, My Favorite Thing is Monsters, to critical acclaim, and is finding herself in the spotlight with profiles in The New Yorker, New York Times, and Chicago magazine.


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