In his new online exhibition, Untitled Anxious Red Drawings, Rashid Johnson (SAIC 2003–04, HON 2018)...
Alums Sanford Biggers, Steffani Jemison, Clifford Owens, and Patricia Treib Named Guggenheim Fellows
Alums Sanford Biggers (MFA 1999), Steffani Jemison (MFA 2009), Clifford Owens (BFA 1998), and Patricia Treib (BFA 2001) were...
CHICAGO—In the new rankings compiled by U.S. News and World Report, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) rose to...
June 26, 2020
To: Students, Faculty, and Staff From: Martin Berger Last week, I met with members of Student Government and Graduate Senate to discuss the Change petition that seeks my resignation.
June 25, 2020
At the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), our community has responded to the current moment as true citizen artists. Their work demonstrates a belief in our interconnectedness as people and our shared responsibility to make positive change.
June 24, 2020
Melissa Raman Molitor (MA 1999), adjunct associate professor of Art Therapy, and Angela Lyonsmith (MA 2001), former 12-year adjunct assistant professor of Art Therapy, are banding together to bring the arts to Evanston households this summer.
June 23, 2020
Alums Raise $10,000 for Organizations Supporting the Black Transgender Community in Instagram Art Auction
On June 20-23, by & for held their third Instagram art auction—this one in support of the recent protests and Pride month. The auction was planned as a fundraiser with 100 percent of the proceeds donated to local and national organizations that support and advocate for the Black transgender community. Curator and founder Pia Singh (MA 2017) began by & for in March as a response to the COVID pandemic.
June 10, 2020
F Newsmagazine, SAIC's student-run publication, won several awards from the 21st Annual Student Design Contest, hosted by the Edmund C.
June 4, 2020
Our community is driven by the spirit of engagement and the desire to make positive change in our world. Learn how our alums, students, faculty, and staff are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 4, 2020
The Murals and Mosaics series from the Chicago Sun-Times, which has been creating a virtual tour and interactive map of the hundreds of murals and mosaics dotting the city, featured Olivia Gude, Angela Gregory Paterakis Professor of Art Education
June 3, 2020
The course Mixed Reality Performance, taught by Associate Professor Mark Jeffery and Assistant Professor Judd Morrissey, has always blurred the lines between virtual and physical spaces. But when the pandemic required Jeffery and Morrissey to teach remotely, they had to imagine how a course focused on the interplay between these two worlds could exist in a fully digital space.
June 2, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic meant that School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) students in Associate Professor Kirsten Leenaars’s class had to return home, they pivoted and created a final project inspired by the situation—from around the globe.
May 29, 2020
As part of its "Meet LA's Art Community" series, Hyperallergic recently interviewed Emily Barker (SAIC 2010-15) about their advocacy for environments that are accessible, affordable, and beautiful for people with disabilities.
May 27, 2020
Newcity Art recently featured Associate Professor, Adj., Aram Han Sifuentes's (MFA 2013) works on voter ineligibility issues.
May 26, 2020
SAIC's 2019-2020 Whatnot Studio course was featured as part of Offsite Online, a virtual exhibition from Sight Unseen and Dezeen, highlighting over 100 designers and students.