Auction Includes Works by SAIC Alumni, Proceeds to Benefit Chicago High School Graduates
The gift is one of the largest in the school’s history and will provide competitive student scholarships through the Pritzker Graduate Fellowship Fund.
The 56,000-square-foot plot of land was purchased as part of the school's Campus Master Plan.
The gift, the largest from parents of an SAIC alum, establishes a professorship and fellowship within the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism.
SAIC professor and accomplished writer and photographer, Shawn Michelle Smith, received the annual prize at the Literary Lions Luncheon on Oct. 7
SAIC Partners with The Jed Foundation and The Clinton Foundation to Assess and Enhance Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Suicide Prevention Programming
Storr is the Dean of the Yale University School of Art, a distinguished artist, curator, critic, and SAIC alum.
With recent initiatives including gender-neutral bathrooms and transgender student health care coverage, SAIC strives to offer an environment welcoming to all students.
Numerous SAIC alumni and faculty members will be featured at the annual international art fair.
SAIC’s Visiting Artists Program and Conversations at the Edge bring in 20 leading artists and scholars for lectures, symposia, performances, and screenings.