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.

February 5, 2020

Alum Creators of Kentucky Road Zero Featured in the LA Times

Earlier this month, the final installment of Kentucky Route Zero, a video game created by Jake Elliot (BFA 2011), Tamas Kemenczy (BFA 2007), and musician Ben Babbitt (BFA 2013) was featured in an article in the Los Angeles Times. 

Maud Lavin

February 5, 2020

Maud Lavin Awarded Distinguished Feminist Award

Professor Maud Lavin (Visual and Critical Studies) is the 2020 recipient of the Distinguished Feminist Award for scholarship from the College Art Association of America. 

Shaurya Kumar Art Gallery

February 4, 2020

Shaurya Kumar Featured in India Art Fair

Associate Professor of Printmedia, Shaurya Kumar was recently included in Architectural Digest in their profile of must-sees at the India Art Fair.

Gladys Nilsson - SAIC

February 4, 2020

Gladys Nilsson Goes Big in New York Times Profile

Gladys Nilsson, (BFA 1962, HON 2016, Painting and Drawing) SAIC faculty and one of the members of the famous Chicago Imagists collective, Hairy Who, was recently profiled in the New York Times about her solo show, Honk!

February 4, 2020

SAIC Faculty and Alums Play Integral Roles in New Showtime Series, Work in Progress

Mickey R Mahoney (BFA 1997), adjunct professor in the Film, Video, New Media, and Animation and Art History, Theory, and Criticism departments and his partner Lilly Wachowski (SAIC 2017–19) are integral contributors to the new Showtime comedy series, Work in Progress.

January 29, 2020

Tatsu Aoki, Matthew Angelo Harrison, Guadalupe Rosales, and Martine Syms Awarded 2020 USA Fellowships

Adjunct Professor Tatsu Aoki (BFA 1983, MFA 1985, Film, Video, New Media, and Animation), Matthew Angelo Harrison (BFA 2012), Guadalupe Rosales (MFA 2016), and Martine Syms (BFA 2007) were among the recipients of the United States Artists  (USA) 2020 Fellowship Award, which grants up to $50,000 in unrestricted funds to artists.

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: Two Alums and a 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.