A wide shot of a ceramics studio, featuring students working with pottery wheels and other tools.

Holiday Installation by SAIC Students and Faculty Unveiled at The Shops

An installation perfect for portraits with Santa and holiday selfies was officially unveiled at the Roosevelt Collection Tree Lighting on Thursday, December 3. SAIC student Zebadiah Arrington has created a seasonal graffiti mural on 32’ x 16’ and 24’ x 16’ wood panel units at The Shops at Roosevelt Collection. Arrington's graffiti work has been gaining acclaim and recognition in the city and can be seen in Spike Lee’s controversial upcoming movie, Chi-Raq. The mural is accompanied by a hands-on installation created by SAIC faculty member Odile Compagnon that allows guests to build and design their own throne for Santa. SAIC faculty member Drea Howenstein facilitated the project, with additional involvement by students from her classes and Arrington’s student group, aka.