Filmmaker, performance artist, and SAIC alum Wu Tsang (BFA 2004) was named one of the 25 MacArthur Fellows for 2018 by the John D. and...
Newcity magazine includes SAIC faculty and alums on their 2019 Players Hall of Fame list.
The Chicago Tribune released a list of not to be missed architectural events in Chicago in 2019.
March 13, 2018
Details of the seven facets of the US contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale for the exhibition Dimensions of Citizenship were announced at a press conference in New York on March 12.
March 12, 2018
U.S. Pavilion at Biennale Architettura 2018 Announces Details of Architects’ Projects for Dimensions of Citizenship
Chicago, March 13, 2018—The U.S. Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, commissioned by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and The University of Chicago (UChicago), today announced new details about the exhibition Dimensions of Citizenship. The exhibition’s curators have commissioned seven architecture practices to explore how citizenship may be defined, constructed, enacted, contested, or expressed in the built environment at seven different spatial scales.
March 6, 2018
Over the past 30 years, America’s prison population has boomed, with the United States now housing 5% of the world’s population but 25% of its prisoners.
March 3, 2018
CHICAGO–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, raised more than $615,000 at its first faculty and alumni art auction and benefit. Proceeds from the auction contribute to Beautiful/Work: The Campaign for SAIC, an initiative to raise $50 million for increased scholarship opportunities, faculty support, and programming. Highlights from the auction and benefit included:
March 2, 2018
Newcity released its 2018 "Design 50" issue, which recognizes the leading voices in Chicago design.
March 2, 2018
SAIC alum Aliza Nisenbaum (BFA 2001, MFA 2005) has agreed to sell three of her paintings to the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
March 1, 2018
Beginning March 10, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, kicks off a host of exciting year-end events.
February 23, 2018
SAIC alum Tania Bruguera (MFA 2001, HON 2016) can add another accolade to her list: Tate Modern commission.
February 21, 2018
Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts students and sisters Ambrin Ling (MFA 2018) and Kera Ling (MFA 2018) were recently awarded the prestigious Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant.
February 20, 2018
As a 2017–18 US Fulbright Student Fellowship recipient, Jennifer Chen-Su Huang (MFA 2017) is studying Atayal weaving in Taiwan.
February 20, 2018
F Newsmagazine, SAIC’s student-run publication, received numerous accolades from the Illinois College Press Association this year.
February 14, 2018
On the week that Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits were unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery, Dushko Petrovich, an associate professor in the School's New Arts Journalism department, took the opportunity to writing about portraiture more broadly.