Current and Upcoming Exhibitions and Programs

Current Exhibitions and Programs

2022 Film, Video, New Media, Animation, and Sound (FVNMAS) Festival
May 12 – 14, 2022
Gene Siskel Film Center

The 2022 Film, Video, New Media, Animation, and Sound Festival features the work of graduate and undergraduate students from the class of 2022.

More information and program schedule here.
Still from theater #111 by Kay Liu.

Graduate Exhibition Two
May 14 – 21, 2022
Friday, May 13 | Preview Day for SAIC Community Only 
Sunday, May 22 | Special Commencement Day Viewing Hours (11-6 pm)

Graduate Exhibition Two presents new and ambitious work by more than 100 Master of Fine Arts, Master of Design, and Master of Architecture candidates.

Appointments are required to visit the galleries due to the volume of participants in this exhibition. To reserve your spot, please click here.
View the 2022 Graduate Exhibition Website here.
Work pictured: Keny De La Peña, Osamenta precaria, 2022. Plaster, acrylic, found object, and projection.


Upcoming Exhibitions and Programs

Red: A Body in Places (2019) by Eiko Otake
May 23 – June 12, 2022
SAIC Galleries, 33 E. Washington St., Atrium

This fast-paced video edited by the artist illuminates many of Eiko's solo performances in her long term project, A Body in Places (2014 - ). Here, the red cloth Eiko performs with, as well as her body, is used as a visual link between places and communities where Eiko has performed around the world.

Learn more about Eiko Otake's past projects in the Galleries here.

New Work
June 23 – July 23, 2022

New Work is a unique juried exhibition showcasing projects by current undergraduate and graduate students selected by the SAIC Exhibitions and Exhibition Studies Committee.

Artists include Iréne Niké Alberty-Cardona, Elizabeth Burden, Tallulah Cartalucca, Matthew Cortez, Nick D'Alessandro, Clara Emery, Becs Epstein, Vivi Niya Gao, Philipp Groth, Lillian Heredia, Hai-Wen, TONG LIU, Sino Park, Clark Woods, and Ryan Z.

Low-Residency MFA Exhibition
July 9 – 31, 2022

Join us for the final thesis presentations of the Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts program. The exhibition will showcase the culminating achievements of graduating students working in a variety of media and methodologies.