Photography

September 23, 2016

LaToya Ruby Frazier Tackles the Flint Water Crisis

SAIC faculty member and MacArthur Genius Grant recipient LaToya Ruby Frazier (Photography) got behind the lens to tell the story of three generations of women suffering and thriving amid the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Elle magazine shares the story “of how a town loses a family and a family loses a town” in Frazier’s series, “Flint is Family.” 

June 9, 2016

Photography Alum Gets Exposure on the Creators Project

Instead of standing behind the camera, SAIC alum Sheree Hovsepian (MFA 2002) caught the lenses of the Creators Project, which profiled the photographer following a studio visit.

April 27, 2016

SAIC Professor Emeritus Kenneth Josephson Has Retrospective

Professor emeritus Kenneth Josephson began his influential teaching career at SAIC almost 50 years ago, and a recent retrospective looks back at his unique career.

September 30, 2015

Chicago Tribune Reviews Iceberg Project's Exhibition of Barbara DeGenevieve's Work

SAIC faculty member Lori Waxman reviews Iceberg Project’s exhibition of the late Barbara DeGenevieve's work for the Chicago Tribune.

September 28, 2015

SAIC Faculty Member Awarded 2015 MacArthur “Genius Grant”

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has named LaToya Ruby Frazier, an Assistant Professor of Photography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), as one of its 24 MacArthur fellows for 2015. Since joining SAIC in 2014, Frazier has taught courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, while continuing to develop her practice spanning photography, video, and performance.

September 9, 2015

Iceberg Projects Presents the Work of Late SAIC Professor Barbara DeGenevieve

From September 12 through October 10, Chicago’s Iceberg Projects will present the first of its exhibitions devoted to the work of the late SAIC Professor Barbara DeGenevieve: Medusa’s Cave.

March 12, 2015

The New Yorker Features SAIC Alum’s Recent Work

The New Yorker online features Assaf Evron’s (MFA 2013) photographic series “Visual Pyramid After Alberti” in which Evron uses Kinect as an infrared camera to capture the grid’s points of lights and shadow as they fall over abstract still lifes.

October 29, 2014

Photography Faculty Member Awarded United States Artists Fellowship

SAIC faculty member LaToya Ruby Frazier (Photography) was recently named one of 34 fellows for 2014 by the United States Artists (USA) Program.

August 21, 2014

In Memorium: Barbara DeGenevieve

Boundary-pushing artist and Chair of SAIC’s Photography Department, Barbara DeGenevieve, lost a battle with cancer, passing away on August 9 at the age of 67.

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