Karsten Lund is Associate Curator at The Renaissance Society, where he is working on solo exhibitions with David Maljkovic (Feb 2019) and LaToya Ruby Frazier (Sept 2019, co-curated with Solveig Øvstebø). In 2018, he organized Unthought Environments at the Ren, a group show looking at human infrastructure and the elements—things like earth, water, and air. Earlier projects, including Phantoms in the Dirt at the Museum of Contemporary Photography (2014), have also developed his interests in materiality, photography, and our environments.
January 14, 2019
SAIC opened its All-City High School Senior Portfolio exhibition in the LeRoy Neiman Center on January 8. In partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) this annual show features the talent and achievements of more than 200 CPS high school students' artwork.
December 10, 2018
James Weinstein Memorial Fellowship Recipient: Guanyu Xu James Weinstein Committee: Aimée Beaubien, Marzena Abrahamik, Dawit L Petros, Kate O’Neill, Oliver Sann, Jan Tichy, Alan Labb, Claire Pentecost, Robert Clarke-Davis
This series of artist talks given by our second year graduate students takes place during Critique Week and offers an opportunity to gain insight into the individual artistic production of each candidate.
The presentations are part of the application process for the James Weinstein Memorial Fellowship. The fellowship is awarded to one graduating graduate student to support photographic work for Spring 2019 Graduate Thesis Exhibition.
October 23, 2018
SAIC alum Guadalupe Rosales' (MFA 2016) solo exhibition Echoes of a Collective Memory at Vincent Price Art Museum features archived photos and memorabilia from her Instagram accounts Veteranas and Rucas and Map Pointz.
Parlor Room Visiting Artist Lecture Series Presents:
Risa Puleo in conversation with Iván LOZANO & Gonzalo Reyes Rodríguez
October 18, 2018
Several SAIC community members have been awarded grants from the Propeller Fund.
October 16, 2018
A new four-part series titled Art and Design in Chicago premiered on Friday, October 5, on WTTW with the first episode "If You Build It." The series covers a wide range of Chicago artists and designers.
Since 2011, Natasha Egan has served as the executive director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago (MoCP), where she was previously the associate director and curator since 2000.
Ornella Fieres is a German multimedia artist living in Berlin. Her work deals with the transitions between the analogue and digital space, as well as with the loss and transformation of data and energy in an attempt to capture and transmit moments via recording technologies.