January 24, 2020

Yuri Yuan Awarded Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

Yuri Yuan (BFA 2019) was recently awarded the prestigious Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant.

Photo by Seed Lynn

January 23, 2020

Remixing New Possibilities

Sadie Woods’ (MFA 2016) artistic practice blends curation, sound, and cultural exchange.

Chelsea Lombardo's recreation of the Thompson Center as piñata.On Monday, a trio of historic preservationists trying to save the Thompson Center will open an exhibition to broaden the public’s understanding and (perhaps) appreciation of the building. (H

January 23, 2020

Postmodern Architecture and a Piñata: An Alum and Faculty Member's Efforts to Preserve the Thompson Center

Chelsea Lombardo (BFA 2019) has created an architectural piñata in the shape of the James R.

Peng Zuqiang (MFA 2017), still from "Inauguration," work in progress

January 22, 2020

MacDowell Colony Fellowships Awarded to SAIC Alums and Faculty

Jennifer Reeder (MFA 1996), Peng Zuqiang (MFA 2017), and Assistant Professor Thorsten Trimpop (Film, Video, New Media, and Animation) were awarded fellowships for the MacDowell Colony's upcoming winter and spring residency program in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

January 17, 2020

Chris Ware Waxes Philosophical on Chicago Tonight

Chris Ware (SAIC 1991–93, HON 2019) was featured on WTTW's Chicago Tonight in his home studio in Oak Park.

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.