SAIC News

April 4, 2016

Conversation Peace

Garland Martin Taylor and his public sculpture traveled across the country to get people talking about gun violence in Chicago.  

April 3, 2016

Products from 15 SAIC Students to be Featured at the World Renowned Milan Design Week

CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, announced the launch of whatnot 2016, a collection of designed objects from students within its Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects (AIADO) department. The collection will be revealed at Spazio Rossana Orlandi during Milan Design Week in Italy, April 12–17.

April 3, 2016

SAIC Announces April Events, Lectures and Symposia

CHICAGO—This month, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, will present a diverse selection of lectures, symposia, and exhibitions.

March 28, 2016

SAIC alum featured in Hong Kong's "Time Out"

SAIC alum Isaac Leung (BFA 2002) is featured in a Q&A with Time Out Hong Kong. Image from the article.

March 28, 2016

Georgia O’Keeffe’s Influence Beyond Painting

Georgia O’Keeffe (SAIC 1905–06, HON 1967) is honored for Women’s History Month as a woman who inspires on the The Stir. Image from the article.

March 28, 2016

Paper Magazine Features Student's Cactus-Inspired Collection

Current SAIC student Mady Berry’s cactus-inspired clothing designs are featured in Paper magazine’s article, “Trends with Benefits: Why are Cacti Everywhere in Fashion Right Now?” Berry’s designs were inspired by a summer trip through Arizona, and her mother’s cactus dress from college.

March 27, 2016

PAPER Magazine Features Fashion Designs by SAIC's Mady Berry

PAPER magazine recently featured work from Mady Berry (BFA 2016) in a story titled, “Trends with Benefits: Why are Cacti Everywhere in Fashion Right Now?” Berry’s designs were inspired by a summer trip through Arizona, and her mother’s cactus dress from college.

March 20, 2016

Tania Bruguera Discusses President Obama’s Visit to Cuba

Performance artist and SAIC alum Tania Bruguera (MFA 2001) recently spoke to Public Radio International about President Obama’s visit to Cuba, her detainment by the Cuban government in 2015, and her most recent project, the

March 17, 2016

Art in America Reviews Recent Ray Yoshida Exhibition

A recent exhibition of influential faculty member Ray Yoshida's (BFA 1953) art at David Nolan New York offers a different view of Yoshida's own artwork, which has long been overshadowed by his distinguished teaching legacy.

March 16, 2016

Volunteers Serve the Community for SAIC’s Day of Service

On Friday, March 11, volunteers participated in SAIC’s first-ever Day of Service in honor of the School’s 150th Anniversary.

March 14, 2016

Newcity Ranks SAIC Alumni and Faculty in "Design 50"

Fifteen SAIC alumni and faculty members made Newcity's "Design 50," an annual ranking of Chicago's leaders in design, architecture, and printmedia.

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