Kemp is an artist, curator, educator and 2012 Guggenheim Fellow who, in his previous role, led efforts to introduce a diverse visiting artist lecture series and establish a new curriculum.
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago received a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support its Homan Square Arts Initiative.
Beautiful/Work: The Campaign for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago is the School’s first significant fundraising effort in its 150-year history.
This month, SAIC will present a rich collection of festivals, readings, symposia and exhibitions.
Fashion 2016 is free and open to the public and runs from May 13–15.
SAIC will welcome artist, activist and alum, Tania Bruguera, to deliver the school’s commencement address on Monday, May 16, at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Congress Parkway.
Barton will replace Elissa Tenny who will take the helm as first woman president of SAIC on July 1.
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has named Jesse Ball, Professor of Writing at SAIC as a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow along with five SAIC alumni.
The only visual artist on the list of winners, as an Annenberg Fellow, Smith will receive $50,000 a year for two years to help him further his artistic practice and achieve professional success.