Shenequa Brooks (MDes 2017) was chosen as the inaugural National YoungArts Fellow reports the Miami Herald. The artist will receive a $25,000 unrestricted grant from the National YoungArts Foundation and a year-long mentorship with globally acclaimed artist Daniel Arsham. Brooks, who was born in St. Thomas and grew up in Miami, explores her heritage through works including cotton, yarn, and synthetic hair.
March 21, 2018
The Graham Foundation recently released their list of this year's inaugural Fellows as part of the organization's new Graham Foundation Fellowship program. The fellowship program gives each recipient "...monetary support for the development and production of new and challenging works and the opportunity to present these projects in an exhibition at the Foundation's Madlener House galleries in Chicago." SAIC alumni David Hartt (MFA 1994) and Martine Syms (BFA 2007) have received the prestigious award.
March 13, 2018
Details of the seven facets of the US contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale for the exhibition Dimensions of Citizenship were announced at a press conference in New York on March 12.
March 12, 2018
U.S. Pavilion at Biennale Architettura 2018 Announces Details of Architects’ Projects for Dimensions of Citizenship
Chicago, March 13, 2018—The U.S. Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, commissioned by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and The University of Chicago (UChicago), today announced new details about the exhibition Dimensions of Citizenship. The exhibition’s curators have commissioned seven architecture practices to explore how citizenship may be defined, constructed, enacted, contested, or expressed in the built environment at seven different spatial scales.