Artsy has included SAIC on its list of the nation's top 15 art schools, among the likes of Yale, Columbia, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The article cites the School's "all-star" faculty, notable alumni, and connection to the Art Institute, as contributing factors to the School's leading status.
November 22, 2017
The South Side Community Arts Center (SSCAC) was recently named a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation reports the Chicago Tribune. Located in the Bronzeville neighborhood, SSCAC was founded in 1940 by a group of artists led by SAIC alumni Dr.
November 15, 2017
This year several SAIC alumni were awarded grants from the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Painters and Sculptors Grant Program.
November 13, 2017
3Arts, a Chicago-based nonprofit advocating for women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities, has honored two members of the SAIC community with unrestricted grants to pursue their work. Associate Professor in the Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation Tirtza Even and alum Juan-Carlos Perez (BFA 2002) will each receive an award for $25,000. For the past 10 years, 10 artists from the six-county Chicago metropolitan area working in the performing, teaching, and visual arts have received awards from the organization.