SAIC News

March 2, 2021

F Newsmagazine Wins Major Awards from The Society of Design and The Illinois College Press Association

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's (SAIC) student newspaper, F Newsmagazine, was recognized by the Illinois College Press Association (ICPA) Awards.

March 1, 2021

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presents New March Exhibition

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, continues its yearly events with an exciting show for March 2021. The Spring Undergraduate Exhibition celebrates hundreds of talented SAIC students completing their undergraduate degrees by showcasing their innovative work. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and this and upcoming graduating student exhibitions and events please visit saic.edu/shows.

February 26, 2021

At NASA, Alum Sara Schnadt is Helping to Figure Out if There’s Life on Mars

Alum Sara Schnadt (MFA 1998) is drawing on her work as a performance artist to support her efforts in building a software platform that disperses data from NASA’s Perseverance rover.

February 25, 2021

Art Connects Us, Volume 23

Our community is driven by the spirit of engagement and the desire to make positive change in our world. Learn how our alums, students, faculty, and staff are responding to this current moment.

February 19, 2021

SAIC Named a Fulbright US Student Program Top Producing Institution for 2020–21

Fulbrighters foster mutual understanding, share knowledge across communities, and improve lives around the world.

February 19, 2021

SAIC Community Members Michelle Grabner and Theaster Gates to Curate Sculpture Milwaukee

Sculpture Milwaukee, an annual outdoor exhibition of public sculpture in the city's downtown, has announced that its 2021 exhibition will be co-curated by artists Theaster Gates (HON 2014) and Professor Michelle Grabner.

February 16, 2021

Seven SAIC Community Members Named 2021 United States Artists Fellows

Alums Mother Cyborg (MFA 2006), Idris Goodwin (MFA 2005), Walter Hood (MFA 2013), Jennifer Reeder (MFA 1996), and Ni’Ja Whitson (MFA 2007) and Associate Professor Maria Gaspar and Assistant Professor Salvador Jiménez-Flores received the prestigious United States Artists Fellowship, which grants each of the 60 artists selected $50,000 unrestricted awards.

Ále Campos appears in 42.26278, -73.61265 in Old Ways New Tools

February 12, 2021

Chicago Reader Spotlights Performance Department's Spring Festival

The Chicago Reader spotlighted the Department of Performance's spring festival Old Ways New Tools.

Yucho Chow’s 1939 photograph of Ching Won Musical Society is part of Whose Chinatown? Examining Chinatown Gazes in Art, Archives, and Collections curated by Karen Tam at Griffin Art Projects. Image courtesy of Stir Vancouver

February 11, 2021

Art Connects Us, Volume 22

Our community is driven by the spirit of engagement and the desire to make positive change in our world. Learn how our alums, students, faculty, and staff are responding to this current moment.

Devarajulu Ravichandran

February 10, 2021

Sharing My First-Generation Story: Devarajulu Ravichandran

Vice President of Educational Technologies and Chief Information Officer Devarajulu Ravichandran has worked for more than 25 years as a developer, solutions architect, manager, and IT officer in both commercial organizations and higher education.

Emerald Pitts

February 10, 2021

Sharing My First-Generation Story: Emerald Pitts

Emerald Pitts (BFA 2020) is an artist based in the Missouri Ozarks. Read on to learn about their experience as a first-generation college graduate, and show your support on First-Generation Celebration Day, Wednesday, February 17.

Salvador Jiménez-Flores

February 10, 2021

Sharing My First-Generation Story: Salvador Jiménez-Flores

Assistant Professor Salvador Jiménez-Flores is an interdisciplinary artist born and raised in Jalisco, Mexico.

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