SAIC News

Halston and Liza Minnelli

May 2, 2019

Iconic Fashion Designer Halston Celebrated in New Documentary

Legendary fashion designer Halston (SAIC 1952) is the subject of a new fashion documentary, which was featured in Logo television's blog NewNowNext.

Graham Foundation logo

April 30, 2019

SAIC Faculty and Alums Awarded Individual Graham Foundation Grants

The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts has released its 2019 list of individual grantees.

April 30, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presents Spring and Summer Exhibitions and Events

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education continues its year-end events with an exciting line-up for spring and summer.

Adam Foster's 18-karat gold, aquamarine and moonstone cuff

April 30, 2019

Forbes Features SAIC Alum's Jewelry Creations

Master jeweler and SAIC alum Adam Foster (BFA 2003) was recently featured in Forbes for his ultra-nuanced creations, which are appearing at Bergdorf Goodman in New York this May. 

Image of Delano Dunn

April 30, 2019

The New York Times Names Delano Dunn an Artist to Watch

Delano Dunn, post-graduate teaching fellow in the Departments of Painting and Drawing and Contemporary Practices, was included in the New York Times spring gallery guide article "Four Artists to Watch Now."

Bri Beck courtesy of Sixty Inches from Center

April 26, 2019

SAIC Student Bri Beck Organizes Disability Art Showcase

This April, Art Therapy student Bri Beck (MA 2019) hosted the first Disability Art Showcase and Maker-Space at Access Living, downtown Chicago's main center for independent living.

Image of Elissa Tenny

April 26, 2019

President Tenny among Crain's 2019 Notable Women Executives

SAIC President Elissa Tenny was included on a list of Crain's Chicago Business 2019 Notable Women Executives over 50.

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April 25, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Fashion 2019 Runway Show and Exhibition Considers the Potential for Transformation through Design

Students from the Department of Fashion Design at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will make a fresh, bold statement when their designs hit the runway at the School’s annual fashion show and exhibition on May 3.

Newcity Breakout Artists 2019

April 25, 2019

Six SAIC Alums Named 2019 Breakout Artists

Newcity released its 2019 Breakout Artists list, and six of the eight artists included are SAIC alums.

Abdul Mubeen and Mohammed Shafeeq’s house after renovation. (Photo: Architectural Heritage Division, INTACH)

April 18, 2019

SAIC Alum Malvika Bajaj Saini's Conservation Project Featured in the Indian Express

Conservation architect at the Architectural Heritage Division of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) and alum Malvika Bajaj Saini (MS 2000) was part of a team working on a pilot conservation project in the weaver cluster of Chanderi, India.

Jeanne Gang (HON 2013)

April 18, 2019

Jeanne Gang Included on Time Magazine's List of 100 Most Influential People

Chicago architect and SAIC honorary degree recipient Jeanne Gang (HON 2013) made the 2019 list of Time Magazine's 100 Most Infuential People in the category of titans.

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