Leslie Darling, Executive Vice President and General Counsel

December 3, 2019

Leslie Darling Appointed Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Leslie Darling has been appointed executive vice president and general counsel of the Art Institute of Chicago, overseeing legal operations for both the School and museum.

Terracotta Moonjar at Beyond Tradition exhibition at Numeroventi gallery, Florence, Italy (2019) (Courtesy the Artist)

November 27, 2019

The Architect's Newspaper Interviews Alum Yoon-Young Hur

Yoon-Young Hur (BFA 2006) was featured in the Architect's Newspaper about how she channls architecture into her ceramic work, which is deeply rooted in her Korean heritage. 

Ruba Katrib Creations - SAIC

November 26, 2019

The New York Times Highlights Exhibition on Wars in Iraq, Curated by Ruba Katrib

The New York Times  highlighted a current exhibition at MoMA PS1, Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991–2011, co-curated by Ruba Katrib (BA 2004).

November 22, 2019

Jeffrey Gibson's Exhibit Included on Newcity’s “Art Top 5”

At Kavi Gupta, the exhibition CAN YOU FEEL IT by MacArthur Fellow Jeffery Gibson (BFA 1995) features abstracted paintings, colorful punching bags, and patterned quilts. 

November 22, 2019

Two SAIC Alums Receive Anonymous Was a Woman Awards

Diane Simpson (BFA 1971, MFA 1978) and Amie Siegel (MFA 1999) are the 2019 recipients of the $25,000 Anonymous Was a Woman award.

November 22, 2019

Re:Working Labor Featured on Hyperallergic

Re:Working Labor, the current exhibition in the Sullivan Galleries, was recently spotlighted in Hyperallergic.

Hatch Chicago Artists Coalition Recipients

November 22, 2019

Chicago Artists Coalition Selects Nine Alums for Its HATCH Residency

Nine SAIC alums were selected by the Chicago Artists Coalition for its HATCH residency, which supports emerging and midcareer chicago visual artists and curators in their development of artistic and curatorial practices.   

Walter Hood - SAIC

November 21, 2019

Walter Hood Spotlighted in Architectural Digest

Walter Hood (MFA 2013) and his Oakland, California, based design firm, Hood Design Studio were recently spotlighted in an article in Architectural Digest.

November 20, 2019

Sharing My First-Generation Story: Joseph Josue Mora

Joseph Josue Mora (BFA 2018), multidisciplinary artist and educator, shares his experience as a first-generation college graduate.

November 20, 2019

Artforum Reviews Alum Bani Abdi’s Exhibition

At Gropius Bau, Berlin, Bani Abdi (MFA 1999) investigates the absuridity of politics in South Asia. 

November 19, 2019

Sharing My First-Generation Story: Leana Yonan

Current student, Leana Yonan shares her experience as a first-generation college student.

November 18, 2019

Sharing My First-Generation Story: Craig Downs

Craig Downs (BFA 1995), Executive Director of Media and Instructional Resources, shares his experience as a first-generation college graduate.