SAIC's student-run publication celebrates the past year's achievements

March 9, 2020

F News Honored at the 2020 Illinois College Publishers Association (ICPA) Awards

F Newsmagazine, SAIC's student-run journal of arts, culture, and politics, was honored at this year's 2020 Illinois College Press Association (ICPA) Awards.

Eugenia Cheng

March 5, 2020

SAIC Scientist-in-Residence Eugenia Cheng and WFMT Combine Forces for New Series

SAIC’s Scientist-in-Residence Eugenia Cheng has taught complex math concepts to art and design students; her humorous novel How to Bake Pi was featured in National Geographic and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert; she's performed recitals with PianoForte Studios and the Symphony Center; and Cheng was commissioned by

March 3, 2020

Garage Interviews Jennifer Guidi About Her New Solo Exhibition

Garage recently interviewed Jennifer Guidi (MFA 1998) about her upcoming solo exhibition at New York's Gagosian Gallery.

March 3, 2020

Alum Jasmine Chong to Appear in Amazon's New Fashion Competition

Alum Jasmine Chong (BFA 2012) will be among the 12 designers to compete in Making the Cut, Amazon's new fashion competition show. The show reunites Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn of Project Runway, and offers the winner a prize of $1 million and the opportunity to create an exclusive line for Amazon Fashion.

Anna Hovet

February 28, 2020

SAIC Faculty and Alums Named in This Year's Newcity Design 50

Newcity Design recently released their annual Design 50, celebrating "those who give us boundary-pushing work, immersive experiences, and all-around impeccable design in all realms." Out of the creatives profiled, 16 are SAIC alums and faculty members, and Bill Sick Professor of Fashion, Body and Garment Nick Cave and his partner Bob Faust are #2 on the list.

Jennifer Reeder

February 27, 2020

Bong Joon Ho Names Jennifer Reeder as One of 20 Filmmakers Shaping Cinema

In Sight and Sound magazine, Bong Joon Ho named Jennifer Reeder (MFA 1996) as one of 20 filmmakers he believes will shape cinema over the next decade.

SAIC Galleries Rendering

February 26, 2020

SAIC Announces New Home for Its Iconic Galleries in Chicago’s Loop

CHICAGO–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, today announced that the School will bring together students, faculty, staff, and the public in a newly renovated street-level space in the heart of Chicago’s Loop at 33 East Washington Street.

February 25, 2020

Faculty and Alum Make 21c Museum Hotel a Chicago Arts Destination

21c Museum Hotel is opening a new location in Chicago and several SAIC alums and staff are helping to make it an arts destination.

Diane Simpson

February 18, 2020

The "Rediscovery" of Sculptor Diane Simpson

Diane Simpson (BFA 1971, MFA 1978) was recently featured in Artnet News discussing her lifelong accomplishments and newfound success as a sculptor.

Associate Professor Delinda Collier

February 18, 2020

Delinda Collier Named a CASVA Senior Fellow

Associate Professor Delinda Collier (Art History, Theory, and Criticism) has been named a 2020 Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA).

left to right: Michael Zapata and Gabriel Bump (BFA 2015)

February 12, 2020

Michael Zapata and Gabriel Bump Included on Tribune's List of New Writers to Know

Michael Zapata, SAIC academic advisor, and alum Gabriel Bump (BFA 2015) are two new Chicago writers to know according to the Chicago Tribune.

February 7, 2020

Julie Curtiss' Rapid Rise to Fame

Julie Curtiss (SAIC 2005) was recently featured in Artnet News about her success and new representation with the London-based gallery, White Cube.