In his first novel which was included on the Chicago Tribune's list of "10 Books to Read in Winter 2020," Gabriel Bump (BFA 2015) explores boyhood in the face of racial politics.
SAIC alum and staff member, Taykhoom Biviji (MA 2017) is recognized for his contributions to planting 7,000 trees in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
For the "Chicagoan of the Year in Museums," director of the Depaul Art Museum, Julie Rodrigues Widholm (MA 1999), discusses her leadership at the rising museum.
Wu Tsang (BFA 2004) was included on artnet news' list of most influential artists of the decade.
Present. Perfect by Shengze Zhu (MFA 2017) is a documentary collage of contemporary life in China.
Clayton Flynn (BFA 2008) is director of sales at Andrew Edlin Gallery in Brooklyn, New York.
Alums Jeff Koons (SAIC 1975–76, HON 2008) and Sterling Ruby (BFA 2002), and honorary degree recipient Isaac Julien (H
Diane Simpson (BFA 1971, MFA 1978) and Amie Siegel (MFA 1999) are the 2019 recipients of the $25,000 Anonymous Was a Woman award.