SAIC News

September 6, 2018

PBS American Masters to Feature Elizabeth Murray

The Chicago Sun Times has announced that Elizabeth Murray (BFA 1962, HON 1992) will be the subject of American Masters, a one-hour documentary series on PBS.

Photo courtesy of WGN9

September 6, 2018

Alum Helps Chicago Public Schools Seize the Book

SAIC alum Jacob Dimuzio (BFA 2015) has been praised by Chicago’s WGN-TV for supporting Chicago Public Schools (CPS).

September 5, 2018

SAIC Faculty and Alums Top Newcity's Art 50 List

Newcity's annual Art 50 issue was recently released featuring "Chicago's artists' artists—past, present, and future."  Seventy-six percent of the list features SAIC community members, "artists who take risks and make their own ways," according to Newcity.

August 31, 2018

Rashayla Marie Brown Is Newcity's Artist of the Moment

SAIC alum Rashayla Marie Brown (BFA 2015) is a celebrated multidisciplinary artist and lecturer in the School's Photography department.

"Black Out" by Adjunct Professor of Painting and Drawing Richard Hull (MFA 1979), one of the many art pieces on display. Picture courtesy of Minneapolis Institute of Art and "Star Tribune".

August 31, 2018

Minneapolis Institute of Art's Exhibit New to Mia: Art From Chicago Replete with SAIC Alums

Minneapolis Institute of Art's exhibit New to Mia: Art From Chicago replete with SAIC alums of the Chicago Imagists.

August 30, 2018

SAIC Welcomes 13 New Full-Time Faculty Members

SAIC’s new faculty members represent a diverse range of practices, media, and methodologies and exemplify SAIC’s focus on interdisciplinary studies.

August 29, 2018

Dread Scott Gives TED Talk about Art as Controversy

Interdisciplinary artist and SAIC alum Dread Scott (BFA 1989) is well known for his controversial work What is the Proper Way to Display a US Flag?

Asmara by Katie Miller courtesy "L.A. Times"

August 28, 2018

Alum and DJ, Asmara Profiled in LA Weekly

Alum, M.I.A.'s touring DJ, and one half of Nguzunguzu Asma Maroof (BFA 2007), better known as Asmara, was profiled in LA Weekly.

Rendering of imagery that video firm Obscura Digital might project onto the Mart. Art on theMART photo courtesy "Chicago Tribune"

August 24, 2018

Jan Tichy and Jason Salavon among Four Artists to Make World's Largest Permanent Digital Art Installation for Art on theMART

Jan Tichy (MFA 2009) and Jason Salavon are (MFA 1997) among the four artists chosen to make a giant Riverwalk-facing video wall on the Merchandise Mart for Art on theMART.

Eva Papamargariti, still from Always a body, always a thing, 2017. Image courtesy of the artist

August 23, 2018

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Announces Fall Season of Conversations at the Edge Experimental Media Series

The fall season of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) critically acclaimed series Conversations at the Edge begins September 13 with a distinguished lineup of screenings, performances and talks by groundbreaking artists who exemplify the boundary-blurring nature of experimental media.

Monique Meloche. Photo by Heidi Norton, courtesy of Monique Meloche Gallery. Photo source: "Artnews"

August 22, 2018

artnet News Profiles Alum and Curator Monique Meloche

artnet News profiles curator Monique Meloche (SAIC 1991–94) and her role in launching artists like Sanford Biggers (MFA 1999) and Rashid Johnson (2003–04) into the limelight.

August 20, 2018

Aram Han Sifuentes' Protest Banner at Pulitzer Arts Foundation

Lecturer and Fiber and Material Studies alum Aram Han Sifuentes (MFA 2013) recently installed a large-scale protest banner We Are Never Never Other on the facade of the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St.

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