December 19, 2019

Lecturer Eric Hotchkiss and SAIC Students Design a Minigolf Course

Eric Hotchkiss and SAIC students designed the Douglas 18, a minigolf course set to open in Douglas Park.

Linda Keane

December 18, 2019

Linda Keane Honored with AIA Award and Featured in Architect Magazine

Professor Linda Keane (Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects) was recently honored with the 2019 American Institute of Architects Illinois Nathan Clifford Ricker Award.

Clayton Flynn

December 17, 2019

Q&A with Clayton Flynn (BFA 2008)

Clayton Flynn (BFA 2008) is director of sales at Andrew Edlin Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. 

Jeff Koons, Sterling Ruby, Isaac Julien

December 16, 2019

Jeff Koons, Sterling Ruby, and Isaac Julien among Most Influential Artists of 2019

Alums Jeff Koons (SAIC 1975–76, HON 2008) and Sterling Ruby (BFA 2002), and honorary degree recipient Isaac Julien (HON 2019) were named among the most influential artists of 2019 by Artsy.

Image courtesy of ARTNews

December 12, 2019

One of the Best Art Books of the Decade Published by Dushko Petrovich's Paper Monument

ARTnews has named Social Medium: Artists Writing, 2000–2015, one of the best art books of the decade. The book was published by Paper Monument, the nonprofit art press of Assistant Professor Dushko Petrovich (New Arts Journalism). 

Re:Tool 21 participants  (Abel Uribe / Chicago Tribune)

December 11, 2019

SAIC and Joyce Foundation's Program, RE-TOOL 21 Featured in Chicago Tribune

RE-TOOL 21, a collaboration between SAIC and the Joyce Foundation was featured in the Chicago Tribune.

Lori Waxman - Art Institute of Chicago

December 4, 2019

Lori Waxman Receives the 2019 Jean Goldman Book Prize

SAIC Senior Lecturer Lori Waxman (MA 2001, Art History, Theory, and Criticism, New Arts Journalism) was awarded the 2019 Jean Goldman Book Prize for her book, Keep Walking Intently: The Ambulatory Art of the Surrealists, the Situationist International, and Fluxus. 

Cover Jesse Ball's Novel, Divers' Game

December 4, 2019

Jesse Ball's Novel Selected as One of the Best Books of 2019

The New Yorker has selected The Divers' Game, by SAIC Writing Program faculty member Jesse Ball, as one of the best books of 2019.

Leslie Darling, Executive Vice President and General Counsel

December 3, 2019

Leslie Darling Appointed Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Leslie Darling has been appointed executive vice president and general counsel of the Art Institute of Chicago, overseeing legal operations for both the School and museum.

Terracotta Moonjar at Beyond Tradition exhibition at Numeroventi gallery, Florence, Italy (2019) (Courtesy the Artist)

November 27, 2019

The Architect's Newspaper Interviews Alum Yoon-Young Hur

Yoon-Young Hur (BFA 2006) was featured in the Architect's Newspaper about how she channls architecture into her ceramic work, which is deeply rooted in her Korean heritage. 

Ruba Katrib Creations - SAIC

November 26, 2019

The New York Times Highlights Exhibition on Wars in Iraq, Curated by Ruba Katrib

The New York Times  highlighted a current exhibition at MoMA PS1, Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991–2011, co-curated by Ruba Katrib (BA 2004).