Chicago Vocational High School. Courtesy of Lee Bey via "Chicago Reader"

September 24, 2019

Lee Bey Featured in the Chicago Reader

Lee Bey, writer, photographer and SAIC faculty member was featured in the Chicago Reader about his new book Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago's South Side.

Contact paper by Nick Cave and Bob Faust

September 23, 2019

Nick Cave and EXPO CHICAGO 2019

Nick Cave, professor of Fashion, Body and Garment, was featured in the Chicago Reader about his presence at EXPO CHICAGO and the debut of his piece The Let Go in Chicago next April.

September 20, 2019

Dread Scott Awarded Soros Equality Fellowship

The Soros Equality Fellowship awarded Dread Scott (BFA 1989) with $100,000 for his upcoming performance Slave Rebellion Reenactment.

David Heo, courtesy of "Chicago" magazine

September 20, 2019

David Heo Included in Chicago Magazine's Fall Culture Guide

David Heo (BFA 2014, MFA 2018) was recently featured in Chicago magazine in its fall culture guide about his upcoming solo exhibit and the origins of his art career. 

Photo by Stephen Pruitt via "Big Medium"

September 20, 2019

Betelhem Makonnen Awarded Tito's Prize

SAIC alum and graduate of the Low-Residency MFA program, Betelhem Makonnen (MFA 2019) is awarded the 2019 Tito's Prize.   

Top row: Genesis Belanger (2004), Teresa Burga (MFA 1970, HON 2018). Bottom row: Diane Simpson (BFA 1971, MFA 1978), Jeffery Gibson (BFA 1995)

September 20, 2019

Four SAIC Alums Included on Artsy's "Vanguard 2019"

Four SAIC alums are featured in Artsy’s annual list of the 50 most influential contemporary artists, “Artsy Vanguard 2019: The Artists to Know Right Now." 

September 18, 2019

More Speech Panel Featured on Carbondale NPR Station

"More Speech: A Conversation about the First Amendment," was featured on NPR station WSIU Carbondale's radio program InFocus.

September 18, 2019

Art, Fashion, and Disability: Emily Barker in Vogue

Featured in Vogue, Emily Barker (SAIC  2010–15) discusses the intersections of style and social media in advocating for models and persons with disabilities.   

September 18, 2019

Limitations of Space: Maria Gaspar at the Chicago Architecture Biennial

Contemporary Practices Assistant Professor Maria Gaspar amplifies the voices of the marginalized at the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

SSAIC Team Studio Potluck: Liam Wilson (left, bottom), Ramon Jimenez Cardenas, Chelsea Lombardo (left, top) and Dingyue Cao. Photo courtesy of Kelcie Matousek via "Chicago Tribune"

September 18, 2019

SAIC Students Compete in Make48

Four SAIC students participated in season three of the PBS series Make48, a 48-hour invention competition.

John Corbett and Jim Dempsey

September 17, 2019

Q&A with Corbett vs. Dempsey

John Corbett and Jim Dempsey (BFA 1991) are the duo behind one of Chicago’s foremost art galleries, Corbett vs. Dempsey. We spoke with them about their connection to the School, their upcoming involvement in EXPO CHICAGO, and what drives their work. 

Angel Otero

September 17, 2019

Angel Otero Appears in PBS NewsHour's "Brief but Spectacular"

Angel Otero (BFA 2007, MFA 2009) recently appeared on PBS NewsHour's episode "Brief but Spectacular," where he discusses his journey to discovering his artistic voice.