September 18, 2019

Limitations of Space: Maria Gaspar at the Chicago Architecture Biennial

Contemporary Practices Assistant Professor Maria Gaspar amplifies the voices of the marginalized at the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

SSAIC Team Studio Potluck: Liam Wilson (left, bottom), Ramon Jimenez Cardenas, Chelsea Lombardo (left, top) and Dingyue Cao. Photo courtesy of Kelcie Matousek via "Chicago Tribune"

September 18, 2019

SAIC Students Compete in Make48

Four SAIC students participated in season three of the PBS series Make48, a 48-hour invention competition.

John Corbett and Jim Dempsey

September 17, 2019

Q&A with Corbett vs. Dempsey

John Corbett and Jim Dempsey (BFA 1991) are the duo behind one of Chicago’s foremost art galleries, Corbett vs. Dempsey. We spoke with them about their connection to the School, their upcoming involvement in EXPO CHICAGO, and what drives their work. 

Angel Otero

September 17, 2019

Angel Otero Appears in PBS NewsHour's "Brief but Spectacular"

Angel Otero (BFA 2007, MFA 2009) recently appeared on PBS NewsHour's episode "Brief but Spectacular," where he discusses his journey to discovering his artistic voice.

September 16, 2019

SAIC Recognized for Excellence in Diversity with 2019 HEED Award

SAIC received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, a national honor recognizing US colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

September 16, 2019

SAIC's Vital Presence at EXPO CHICAGO

At this year’s EXPO CHICAGO, faculty and alums from SAIC continue to dominate the renowned exposition with work at the SAIC Booth, galleries, and with their engagement in various programs.

Dread Scott (BFA 1989)

September 13, 2019

Dread Scott's Latest Project Featured in Vanity Fair

Dread Scott (BFA 1989) discusses his upcoming performance Slave Rebellion Reenactment in Vanity Fair.

September 13, 2019

SAIC Faculty and Alums Participate in NADA

New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) will be presenting a new contemporary art fair, the Chicago Invitational from Wednesday, September 18 through Saturday, September 21.

September 11, 2019

Nine SAIC Alums and Faculty in Newcity's "Fall Arts Preview"

SAIC alums and faculty featured in Newcity's "Fall Arts Preview" for design events. 

Nia Easley

September 10, 2019

SAIC Alum Nia Easley Explores History of Avondale's Black Settlers

SAIC alum Nia Easley (BFA 2006, MFA 2018) was recently featured in Block Club Chicago discussing her project researching the history of an area within Avondale historically known as the Dawson subdivision, which was once a Black settlement founded in the late 1870s.

Sterling Ruby (BFA 2002)

September 10, 2019

Sterling Ruby's Journey into Fashion Design Featured in the New Yorker

Sterling Ruby (BFA 2002) was recently profiled in the New Yorker about adding fashion design into his creative practice.

September 9, 2019

SAIC Community Members Top Newcity's Annual "Art 50" List

Many SAIC community members are featured on Newcity's annual "Art 50" list of Chicago's visual vanguard of 2019.