October 16, 2014

Roger Brown Exhibition Recommended by Newcity Art

Shortly before he passed away, SAIC alum Roger Brown (BFA 1968, MFA 1970) completed Virtual Still Life, a series of 27 paintings which combined oil paintings with ceramics from his personal collection.

October 16, 2014

Chicago Nonprofit 3Arts Names SAIC Faculty as Award Recipients

3Arts is a Chicago-based nonprofit advocating for women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities working in performance (dance, music, and theater), education, and visual arts.

October 16, 2014

Michelle Grabner Makes artnet's Top 100 Women in Art List

artnet recently published the first of its three-part 100 Most Powerful Women in Art list.

October 15, 2014

SAIC Alum Profiled by Windy City Times

SAIC Alumna Carla Bruni (MS 2008) wants to "make the rest of the world fall completely in love with, and become stewards of, vintage architecture, intangible histories and sustainable places." In an interview with Windy City Times, she discussed her life, interests and projects, including the community initiative Community Glue Workshop, where "people can fix their stuff for free," thus restoring items that can

October 15, 2014

SAIC's FNewsmagazine Launches Brand New Site

SAIC's FNewsmagazine recently redesigned its website.

October 15, 2014

SAIC Artists Participate in "Awesome, Incredibly Odd" Projects in Chicago

SAIC alum and current faculty member Jason Foumberg (Fiber and Material Studies) says in a recent Chicago Magazine article that "Chicago's art scene is much more than just the Art Institute and the MCA," and highlights ongoing projects by three SAIC artists.

October 11, 2014

Chicago Trib: SAIC Molds Artists Through New Tools, Traditional Principles

SAIC was recently featured in a story in the Chicago Tribune's Blue Sky Innovation section about our educational approach of merging old and new techniques and technology in the classroom.

October 8, 2014

Works of SAIC Performance Students Highlighted in the New York Times

SAIC Performance students are receieving a lot of attention from the New York Times, with performances by alumni Marissa Perel (MFA 2011) and Jillian Peña (MFA 2006), and current student Michal Samama (MFA 2015) covered by the Gray Lady within the past month.

October 8, 2014

Documentary Inspired by Late SAIC Alum Hilgos to air on Chicago's PBS Station

The late SAIC alum Hilgos (1930s) once said, "I remember better when I paint" when talking about the effects art-making had on her memory as she learned to live with Alzheimer's disease.

October 8, 2014

SAIC Alum Helps Veterans Struggling with PTSD

CreatiVets was started by SAIC alum and Iraq War veteran Richard Casper (BFA 2012) who found healing through his sculpture courses and guitar.

October 7, 2014

SAIC Receives $50,000 Scholarship from Morton Salt

In honor of the 100th anniversary of its iconic logo, Morton Salt established a $50,000 merit-based scholarship at SAIC for the 2014-15 academic year.

October 1, 2014

ArtNet Reviews "A Proximity of Consciousness"

A Proximity of Consciousness, the exhibition featured at the Sullivan Galleries as part of the A Lived Practice series at SAIC this fall, opened on September 20.