Photography

September 20, 2018

SAIC Is Making Waves at EXPO CHICAGO

SAIC community members are once again an integral part of this year's EXPO CHICAGO, Chicago's international exposition of contemporary and modern art.

September 20, 2018

SAIC Concludes First-Ever Significant Fundraising Campaign with $55.2 Million

CHICAGO–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, raised $55.2 million as part of its first ever significant fundraising effort, Beautiful/Work: The Campaign for SAIC, exceeding its goal to raise $50 million for student scholarships and faculty support by 10 percent.

September 5, 2018

SAIC Faculty and Alums Top Newcity's Art 50 List

Newcity's annual Art 50 issue was recently released featuring "Chicago's artists' artists—past, present, and future."  Seventy-six percent of the list features SAIC community members, "artists who take risks and make their own ways," according to Newcity.

August 31, 2018

Rashayla Marie Brown Is Newcity's Artist of the Moment

SAIC alum Rashayla Marie Brown (BFA 2015) is a celebrated multidisciplinary artist and lecturer in the School's Photography department.

August 29, 2018

Dread Scott Gives TED Talk about Art as Controversy

Interdisciplinary artist and SAIC alum Dread Scott (BFA 1989) is well known for his controversial work What is the Proper Way to Display a US Flag?

Rendering of imagery that video firm Obscura Digital might project onto the Mart. Art on theMART photo courtesy "Chicago Tribune"

August 24, 2018

Jan Tichy and Jason Salavon among Four Artists to Make World's Largest Permanent Digital Art Installation for Art on theMART

Jan Tichy (MFA 2009) and Jason Salavon are (MFA 1997) among the four artists chosen to make a giant Riverwalk-facing video wall on the Merchandise Mart for Art on theMART.

Jan Tichy

Jan Tichy

Jan Tichy is a contemporary artist and educator. Working at the intersection of video, sculpture, architecture, and photography, his conceptual work is socially and politically engaged.

Oliver Sann

Oliver Sann

My research is as much informed by cultural studies—with its emphasis on locality and specificity—as it is by the aim to give expression to global issues of contemporary relevance, especially socio

Jeremy Bolen

Jeremy Bolen

My cross disciplinary work and research focuses on rethinking systems of recording and representation in an attempt to observe invisible presences and traces, that remain from various scientific in

Jennie C. Jones, Red Measure, Muted and Clipped

July 26, 2018

Anonymous Was a Woman Grant Founder Reveals Identity

New York-based photographer Susan Unterberg has finally come forward as the previously anonymous donor behind unrestricted grant program Anonymous Was A Woman. Unterberg has paid out a total of $5.5 million over 22 years to support underrecognized female artists, some of whom include SAIC faculty and alumni.

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