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August 28, 2014

Public Insecurities Opens at 900 N. Michigan Student Space

As part of SAIC’s Creativity in the Workplace program, the exhibition space in the 900 N.

August 27, 2014

Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists: Documentary on SAIC Alumni

In a new documentary directed by Leslie Buchbinder and written by John Corbett, Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists documents the group’s and its individual artists’ stories and includes interviews by their students and mentees, such as Jeff Koons and Peter Doig.

August 27, 2014

SAIC Participates in Hyde Park Art Center’s 75th Anniversary Celebrations

The Hyde Park Art Center (HPAC) celebrates its 75th birthday this year with the exhibit The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle.

August 27, 2014

SAIC Alum is Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez’s Go-To Poster Designer

SAIC Alum Kurt Volk (Animation) has been working with Robert Rodriguez and his Troublemaker Studios for well over a decade.

August 21, 2014

In Memorium: Barbara DeGenevieve

Boundary-pushing artist and Chair of SAIC’s Photography Department, Barbara DeGenevieve, lost a battle with cancer, passing away on August 9 at the age of 67.

August 21, 2014

Morton Salt and SAIC Looking for Students "Worth their Salt"

As part of its 100th birthday celebration, iconic food brand Morton Salt has partnered with SAIC to offer scholarships to students "worth their salt." The Chicago-based company is sponsoring Morton Salt Girl Centennial Scholarships that will be awarded to students enrolled at SAIC.

August 21, 2014

Fast Company Goes Inside the "Bizarre" World of Glitch Art

Fastcolabs.com, a division of Fast Company, included an interview with SAIC alums and faculty members Nick Briz (MFA 2011) and Paul Hertz (MFA 1985) this summer.

August 21, 2014

Susan Giles Named Hyde Park Art Center Chicago Resident Artist

Hyde Park Art Center, one of Chicago’s most important incubators or the visual arts, recently named Susan Giles (MA 1997) its 2014–15 Chicago Resident Artist.

August 21, 2014

Richard Hunt Receives Fifth Star Award

An internationally recognized sculptor and SAIC alum Richard Hunt (BA 1957) was one of several recipients of the City of Chicago’s Fifth Star Award, reported the Chicago Tribune August 13.

August 20, 2014

Authoring Stories

SAIC’s teaching artists collaborate with Chicago teens and mentor media making.

August 20, 2014

Gym Class

An SAIC alum’s gymnasium explores the roots of socially engaged art.

August 20, 2014

Worth a Thousand Words

A chance discovery leads to street photographer Vivian Maier’s posthumous rise to fame and an SAIC scholarship.

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