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March 17, 2015

SAIC Announces Honorary Degree Recipients

Since 1938, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago has awarded honorary doctorates to an elite group of individuals who have made significant contributions to art, design, scholarship, and culture.

March 17, 2015

New York Times Spotlights SAIC Alum’s Work at the Walker Art Center

The New York Times featured the work of Martine Syms (BFA 2007) at the new conceptual art pop-up store that will be unveiled Thursday at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.

March 12, 2015

Abigail Glaum-Lathbury and Maura Brewer's Fashion Garment Project Gathers Interest

JUMPSUIT, the recent fashion project of Fashion, Body, and Garment faculty member Abigail Glaum-Lathbury (BFA 2006) and Whitney Museum Fellow Maura Brewer (BFA 2006), is gathering attention for the revolutionizing concepts that govern its single-item line.

March 12, 2015

The New Yorker Features SAIC Alum’s Recent Work

The New Yorker online features Assaf Evron’s (MFA 2013) photographic series “Visual Pyramid After Alberti” in which Evron uses Kinect as an infrared camera to capture the grid’s points of lights and shadow as they fall over abstract still lifes.

March 12, 2015

Chicago Tribune Spotlights MFA Candidate’s Merging of Art and DJ Practice

The Chicago Tribune spotlights SAIC student Sadie Woods (MFA 2016) and her merging of artistic practice with a long-held passion for DJing. Image from article (Alberto Trevino)

March 12, 2015

MAAAP Student Awarded Self Employment in the Arts (SEA) Prize

Current student Alexia Jacques Casanova (MA 2015) has been awarded first place in the Idea Pitch Competition for Creatives, hosted by Self Employment in the Arts (SEA).

March 11, 2015

A City That Works

Artist and curator Jason Benedict runs a thriving arts collective in Berlin.

March 11, 2015

Intersecting Identities

Alum’s practice explores her experience as a Cambodian refugee in America and a Muslim woman in her Buddhist homeland.

March 10, 2015

Chicago Tribune Features Design Studio of MFA Student Nick Butcher

The Chicago Tribune featured the collaborative art practice and print and design studio established by Nick Butcher (MFA 2015), a current student in Department of Printmedia at SAIC.

March 10, 2015

SAIC Alumni Surpass Fundraising Goal in Campaign to Open Andersonville Art Education Center

SAIC Alumni Stephanie Preston (BFA 2013) and Jean Cate (BFA 2013) recently surpassed their initial fundraising goal in their campaign to open Vignette Vignette, which will be a community art space to hold workshops and classes.

March 10, 2015

A New Graduate Student Scholarship Has Been Created in Memory of Barbara DeGenevieve

Daniel Berger, a member of SAIC’s Board of Governors, established a new scholarship in memory of the late Barbara DeGenevieve.

March 8, 2015

DailyServing Interviews SAIC Alum About her Recent Work

Brooklyn-based artist Shanti Grumbine (BFA 2000) recently spoke with DailyServing about her art practice that deconstructs and transforms printmedia and journalistic sources.

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