January 17, 2020

North Lawndale Project among Six Finalists for $10 Million Chicago Prize

Now Is the Time: Advancing North Lawndale Together, a project planned for North Lawndale has been selected as a finalist for the Pritzker Traubert Foundation’s $10 million Chicago Prize, reports Block Club Chicago.

Tereza Ruller, Lo Smith, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, Courtenay Finn, Meghana Karnik, Murtaza Vali, Tina Kukielski, Prem Krishnamurthy, Evelyn Burnett, Dushko Petrovich, Emily Liebert. Photo: Paul Sobota. Courtesy of Front International.

January 17, 2020

Dushko Petrovich Named to FRONT Triennial's Curatorial Team

Assistant Professor Dushko Petrovich (New Arts Journalism) was named to the FRONT Triennial's curatorial team, reports Artforum.

January 17, 2020

Michiko Itatani and Joyce Fernandes Honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards

Professor Emeritus Michiko Itatani (SAIC 1983–91, Painting and Drawing) and Joyce Fernandes (MFA 1980) are 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award recipients from the Women's Caucus for Art.

January 17, 2020

Kamau Patton and Steffani Jemison Receive Creative Capital Awards

Assistant Professor Kamau Patton (Visual and Critical Studies) and Steffani Jemison (MFA 2009) are recipients of the 2020 Creative Capital Awards. 

January 13, 2020

SAIC Faculty Odile Compagnon Surveys Walkability and Pedestrian Safety in North Lawndale

Block Club Chicago reports on Odile Compagnon's leadership in an initiative aimed at improving pedastrian safety on the West Side.

January 13, 2020

Faculty Abigail Glaum-Lathbury Discusses Ethically Produced Fashion

Abigail Glaum-Lathbury (BFA 2006) is spotlighted for her role with Blue Tin Production.

January 3, 2020

Gabriel Bump's Novel Included on Chicago Tribune's "10 Books to Read in Winter 2020"

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.

January 3, 2020

Taykhoom Biviji Wins Urban Forestry Award for Work in North Lawndale

SAIC alum and staff member, Taykhoom Biviji (MA 2017) is recognized for his contributions to planting 7,000 trees in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

January 3, 2020

SAIC Faculty Charles Pipal and Jim Peters Discuss Landmarking Buildings in Chicago

Charles Pipal and Jim Peters discuss the color-coding system used to landmark buildings in Chicago.

Julie Rodrigues Widholm - SAIC

January 2, 2020

Chicago Tribune Names Julie Rodrigues Widholm Chicagoan of the Year in Museums

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.

Richard Hull (MFA 1980)

December 23, 2019

SAIC Faculty Richard Hull Profiled in Hyperallergic

Adjunct Professor Richard Hull (MFA 1990, Painting and Drawing) was recently profiled in Hyperallergic.

Wu Tsang - SAIC

December 23, 2019

Wu Tsang among Most Influential Artists of the Decade

Wu Tsang (BFA 2004) was included on artnet news' list of most influential artists of the decade.