SAIC News

October 21, 2015

SAIC Alum's Film Makes Site-Specific Thai Debut

Jakrawal Nilthamrong (MFA 2006) revived an old porn cinema for the Thai debut of his award-winning Vanishing Point.

October 20, 2015

Drake Borrows from James Turrell's Work. Turrell Flattered.

Drake’s newest music video Hotline Bling makes stark reference to the light installations of James Turrell (HON 1999).

October 19, 2015

Andrew Santa Lucia : No Place Like House

SAIC faculty member Andrew Santa Lucia’s site-specific installation, No Place like House, is on view at the Elmhurst Art Museum.

October 15, 2015

SAIC Faculty and Scientist in Residence Featured on The Irish Times

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October 15, 2015

Third Annual Literary Lions Luncheon Draws Distinguished Guests from Chicago's Cultural Community and Beyond

CHICAGO—For the third year in a row, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) Literary Lions Luncheon brought together a who’s who of the Chicago art world. Held on October 7 at the elegant Gold Coast club The Casino, the event attracted influential art collectors like Gilda Buchbinder and Ellen Sandor as well as museum directors, Douglas Druick (Art Institute of Chicago) and Anthony Hirschel (Smart Museum of Art).

October 15, 2015

SAIC Alum, Artist Paula Crown Collaborates with Holly Hunt at Frieze London 2015

‌The Paula Crown Affair, a collaboration work by SAIC alum Paula Crown (MFA 2012) and member of SAIC's Board of Governors and designer Holly Hunt, will be part of Frieze London Art Fair 2015.

October 12, 2015

SAIC Symposium Explores Visibility, Diversity, and Inclusion

On October 8 and 9, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) initiated an ongoing dialogue about diversity and inclusion on campus with a symposium organized by its Diversity Advisory Group titled Reframing Visibility.

October 11, 2015

SAIC at the White House

SAIC Fashion faculty member and interdisciplinary artist Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010) and SAIC student Nyugen Elvin Smith (Low-Res MFA 2016) have been invited to the White House in honor of National Youth Justice Awareness month.

October 6, 2015

SAIC Alum Receives Rave Reviews for Interactive Novel

Doubleday books released Bats of the Republic on October 6, written, designed, and illustrated by SAIC alum Zach Dodson (MFA 2011)—also the founder of Chicago independent press, Featherproof Books.

October 6, 2015

SAIC Student Recognized for His Innovative Design Concepts

Second-year Designed Objects student, Jay Hyun Kim (MDes 2016), has designs on integrating functionality, beauty, and sustainability into our daily lives.

October 4, 2015

The Chicago Architecture Biennial Is Open

The inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial opened October 3 and runs through January 3, 2016.

October 4, 2015

SAIC Alum Cynthia Rowley Featured in Surface Magazine

Fashion designer Cynthia Rowley (BFA 1981) tells Surface the best things to do in Chicago, such as eating in the Fulton Market District and visiting the boutique Tusk.

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