SAIC News

January 8, 2019

Celebrating Charles Harrison: Innovator and Designer

Charles Harrison (BFA 1954) was a celebrated designer known for improving upon more than 750 designs as the first African American executive for Sears, Roebuck and Company. 

Photo courtesy of Deladus Foundation

January 8, 2019

Professor David Getsy Awarded Prestigious Dedalus Foundation's 2019 Senior Fellowship

SAIC's Goldabelle McComb Finn Distinguished Professor of Art History David Getsy recieved a senior fellowship from the Dedalus Foundation for his project Queer Behavior: Scott Burton’s Postminimalism and Performance in the 1970s.

January 3, 2019

Dimensions of Citizenship Included on List of Chicago Architectural Events to See in 2019

The Chicago Tribune released a list of not to be missed architectural events in Chicago in 2019.

January 3, 2019

Nick Cave's Work Until Featured in Vogue Living Australia

Nick Cave, Stephanie and Bill Sick Professor of Fashion, Body and Garment was recently featured in an article in Vogue Living Australia for his work Until, which is on display at Carraigeworks in Sydney through March 3.

January 3, 2019

Sky Cubacub Named a Chicagoan of the Year in the Arts for 2018

SAIC alum Sky Cubacub (BFA 2015) was included on the Chicago Tribune's list of "10 who made a difference in Chicago's culture in 2018." 

December 19, 2018

December's Art in America Features Two SAIC Alums

Sculptor, performer, and writer Gordon Hall (MA 2011, MFA 2011) is featured on the cover of the December issue of Art in America. Hall also contributed a feature article to the publication.

December 18, 2018

From Horse Stable to Arts Incubator

SAIC and the DuSable Museum of African American History teamed up to bring together 11 Chicago Public Schools students from across the city to create murals focused on Chicago's African American history reports Chicago's WGN-TV. 

December 13, 2018

SAIC's Bio Art Lab Is Redefining the Meaning of Life

SAIC's Bio Art Lab is turning poems into viruses and mutating the medium of traditional art.

December 13, 2018

D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem Teaches Sci-Fi and Survival

Octavia Butler's book Parable of the Sower is the inspiration behind Take Root Among the Stars: The Legacy of Octavia Butler, Surviving the 21st Century and Beyond the professional practices course taught by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism D.

December 13, 2018

CAPX Hosts SAIC's First Good Energy Hackathon

On December 8, Career and Professional Experience (CAPX) hosted its first SAIC Good Energy Hackathon. In six hours, students generated 13 proposals aimed at creating change in Chicago communities and capturing the spirit of “Good Energy.” 

December 13, 2018

Digital Wordsmith

SAIC New Arts Journalism alum Jessica Barrett Sattell (MA 2015) describes her work as a content strategist for the social media giant Facebook.  

December 13, 2018

Romi Crawford Receives the 2018 Jean Goldman Book Prize

SAIC Professor Romi Crawford was awarded the 2018 Jean Goldman Book Prize. 

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