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April 30, 2019

SAIC Faculty and Alums Awarded Individual Graham Foundation Grants

The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts has released its 2019 list of individual grantees.

Newcity Breakout Artists 2019

April 25, 2019

Six SAIC Alums Named 2019 Breakout Artists

Newcity released its 2019 Breakout Artists list, and six of the eight artists included are SAIC alums.

"Pizza Parade" Courtesy of the artist

April 17, 2019

Alberto Aguilar: Living Life like a Work of Art

Artist, alum, and Lecturer Alberto Aguilar (BFA 1997, MFA 2001, Contemporary Practices) frequently merges the domestic space with the artistic.


Friday - April 12
4:15 - 4:45 - Austin Pope
4:50 - 5:20 - Stephanie Schwiederek
5:35 - 6:05 - William Keihn
6:10 - 6:40 - Olivia Alonso Gough 


Friday - April 19
4:15 - 4:45 - Jenny Rafalson
4:50 - 5:20 - Teiko Zheng
5:25 - 5:55 -  Chelsea Emuakhagbon
6:10 - 6:40 - Megan Tepper
6:45 - 7:15 - Billie Carter



Genevieve Gaignard is a Los Angeles based artist whose work focuses on installation, photographic self-portraiture, and sculpture to explore race, femininity, class, and their various intersections. Gaignard positions her own female body as the chief site of exploration, challenging viewers to navigate the powers and anxieties of intersectional identity.

March 1, 2019

F News Shines at the Illinois College Press Association

F Newsmagazine, SAIC's student-run publication received numerous awards from the 2018–19 Illinois College Press Association contest. 

Sterling Ruby Studio, STATE, 2019, production still

February 19, 2019

Sterling Ruby Profiled in AnOther Magazine

Sterling Ruby (BFA 2002) was recently profiled in AnOther Magazine for his show DAMNATION, "a powerful exposure of America’s system of incarceration," says the publication.

February 14, 2019

LaToya Ruby Frazier Photographs Angela Bassett for W Magazine

LaToya Ruby Frazier, associate professor in the Photography department, was selected by director Spike Lee to photograph Angela Bassett for the latest cover story in W Magazine.

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.


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