SAIC News

June 21, 2015

Chicago based Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture designs Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Beijing

Chicago-based Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS + GG) has designed the new Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Beijing, currently featured on The Architect’s Newspaper Blog.

June 18, 2015

SAIC's Scientist-in-Residence Publishes Delectable Math Book

Eugenia Cheng's new book, How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics, is reviewed in the New York Times Sunday Book Review.

June 18, 2015

Nick Cave Has Solo Exhibition at the Cranbrook Art Museum

SAIC Fashion Design Professor Nick Cave will have about 40 of his famed Soundsuits on display at the Cranbrook Art Museum for his major solo exhibition Here, Hear.

June 17, 2015

Michelle Grabner Named Curator of the Portland 2016 Biennial

Distinguished SAIC faculty member, curator, and artist Michelle Grabner has been named curator of the Portland 2016 Biennial of Contemporary Art.

June 17, 2015

Professor David Getsy Awarded Research Grant from Graham Foundation

The Graham Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2015 grants, awarded to individuals who engage original ideas in architecture.

June 17, 2015

Roger Brown Exhibition at DC Moore Gallery in New York

Listed by the Observer as one of the "10 Things to Do in New York's Art World Before June 19th" is the opening of Roger Brown: Political Paintings at DC Moore Gallery.

June 17, 2015

Chris Ware’s Most Recent New Yorker Cover Story: “Playdate”

This week’s New Yorker features a cover and accompanying story by famed cartoonist and SAIC alum Chris Ware (SAIC 1991–93).

June 17, 2015

SAIC Professor’s Forthcoming Novel Published by Pantheon

Jesse Ball, professor in the Writing Department at SAIC, will have his book A Cure for Suicide published July 21 by Pantheon Books.

June 17, 2015

SAIC Alum’s Textile Company Featured in Local Wolves Magazine

Rachel Snack (BFA 2013), founder and creative director of Weaver House Co.

June 11, 2015

Leonardo DiCaprio Plans to Donate Alum's Installation to LACMA

Leonardo DiCaprio has announced plans to donate a large-scale installation by John Gerrard (MFA 2000) to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in an effort to raise awareness of environmental issues.

June 11, 2015

Former SAIC Student and Project Runway Winner is Key Figure in Portland's Fashion Industry

Portland based designer, Michelle Lesniak, won season 11 of Project Runway and is known for her strong aesthetic and quick wit.

June 10, 2015

SAIC Alum Helps Veterans Heal through Art

Richard Casper (BFA 2012), a Marine and Iraq War veteran, founded CreatiVets in 2013 to give disabled veterans the opportunity to engage with art, music, and creative writing as forms of therapy for combat-related trauma.

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