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On Board

As a new member of SAIC’s Board of Governors, Sanford Biggers (MFA 1999) brings a unique artistic and alumni perspective to the School.

Jeff Koons Returns to SAIC

The 150th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Lecturer talks about his career, exalts the Chicago Imagists, and sings some Led Zeppelin.

Shaping Spaces

Orly Genger (Post-Bac 2002) forms public dialogues from sculptural installations.

Interdisciplinary Visionary

Sanford Biggers (MFA 1999) crosses media to mine the history and symbols of global cultures.

Status Symbols

Luis Gispert appropriates designer logos and hip-hop iconography to address class, consumerism, and subculture

Future Worlds

Equal parts art and anthropology, an SAIC alum’s mixed media installations investigate contemporary culture through future utopias

Chicago’s Sculptor

Richard Hunt (BA 1957, HON 1979) is Chicago's most prolific and accomplished sculptor.

He Talked Pretty One Day

America's foremost humor writer, David Sedaris (BFA 1987) has sold more than 10 million books.

A Monumental Sculptor

Lorado Taft (1860–1936) founded SAIC's Sculpture department and gained renown for his monumental and largely allegorical sculptures.