SAIC News

September 20, 2016

Chicago Reader: SAIC Students Explore Different Kinds of Blackness in 'De Nue'

The Chicago Reader recently profiled SAIC’s Student Union Gallery’s exhibition, “De Nue,” which runs through September 25 at the LeRoy Neiman Center Gallery and Gallery X. “De Nue” is a pun on the slang term, “dat new new,” and features work from 10 black SAIC students selected by a jury of working artists and curators, which included Faheem Majeed, Aymar Jean Christian, Felicia Mings, and Erica Ross.

September 20, 2016

Where I Work

Crown Family Professor in Painting and Drawing Michelle Grabner talks about rethinking her understanding of space, work, and home in her new Milwaukee studio.

September 20, 2016

34 SAIC Community Members Featured on Newcity’s Art 50 List

Newcity’s annual Art 50 issue was recently released featuring 50 “artists who inspire all of us to see our city in a better, more beautiful light.” Nearly 70 percent of artists included on the list this year belong to the SAIC community, with our alums, faculty, and honorary degree recipients taking 34 of the 50 spots.

September 19, 2016

From the Archives

A look at Robert Loescher's Art History class visiting Chicago’s Graceland Cemetery.

September 16, 2016

Newcity: Edra Soto’s Really Good Year

Newcity’s Elliot Reichert recently sat down for a conversation with faculty member and SAIC alum Edra Soto (MFA 2000) for the publication’s annual Art 50 list.

September 15, 2016

Join SAIC at EXPO Chicago

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) marks the debut of Chicago’s fall art season with a variety of events centered around EXPO CHICAGO the weekend of September 22–25.

September 15, 2016

Ian Wardropper to Speak at Annual Literary Lions Luncheon

Director of The Frick Collection, Ian Wardropper, will serve as guest speaker at the School’s annual Literary Lions Luncheon on Wednesday, October 5.

September 15, 2016

SAIC Recognized for “Excellence in Diversity”

SAIC received the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine, a national honor recognizing U.S.

September 14, 2016

Walter Massey One of “The 100 Most Connected in Chicago Business”

Former SAIC President and current Chancellor, Walter Massey was recently included in a piece by Crain’s Chicago Business called “The 100 Most Connected in Chicago Business.”  For the piece, Crain’s created an interactive web of institutions and prominent Chicagoans to map how the city’s business and nonprofits are linked.

September 14, 2016

CAPX Included in “Dorm Room Entrepreneur’s Guide” to Chicago College Resources

SAIC’s new Career and Professional Experience (CAPX) office was discussed in a recent piece by ChicagoInno.

September 14, 2016

SAIC Launches Career and Professional Experience (CAPX)

CHICAGO—SAIC’s Career and Professional Experience (CAPX) office was launched this fall to help students and alumni navigate their career possibilities and answer this question, “What’s next?” Formerly known as the Career + Co-op Center, CAPX underwent some innovative changes led by Dean Terri Lonier, who leveraged her experience in the arts, higher education, and entrepreneurship to transform career and professional development at SAIC.

August 30, 2016

SAIC Receives the Active Minds Healthy Campus Award

CHICAGO—Today, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, was announced as a winner of the 2016 Active Minds Healthy Campus Award. The prestigious award celebrates U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate excellence in prioritizing and promoting the health and well-being of their students, and SAIC is one of only six colleges across the U.S. to receive the award.

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