Art Connects Us

January 20, 2023

Class Spotlight: Comics: Graphic Journalism

Lecturer Anya Davidson's class combines the research and ethics of journalism with the accessibility of comics.

January 20, 2023

The Curatorial Threads of Professor Mary Jane Jacobs

Professor Mary Jane Jacob's curatorial career has been tied up with fiber artist Magdalena Abakanowicz since the beginning.   

December 12, 2022

Amy Beste Recommends Five Films from 2022

Senior Lecturer and Director of Public Programs Amy Beste picks five 2022 films that spotlight her wide-ranging taste.

December 2, 2022

Hidden SAIC

Buildings tell the stories of a city—and School of the Art Institute of Chicago buildings tell the story of Chicago. 

November 17, 2022

Alum Jeffrey Gibson Honors Land, Trees, and Sky at ICA SF

Jeffrey Gibson’s (BFA 1995) latest exhibition THIS BURNING WORLD takes over the museum’s interior and exterior.

November 17, 2022

SAIC Art Auction Raises Over $641,000 for Student Scholarships

SAIC's generous community of faculty members, alums, and supporters came together to raise money for student scholarships. 

November 9, 2022

SAIC Featured in America ByDesign: Architecture on CBS

ByDesign visited SAIC’s campus to explore the School’s unique architecture and our commitment to sustainability.

November 4, 2022

Celebrating Our First-Generation Community at SAIC

Meet some of our own first-generation community members and learn how their college experiences have shaped who they are today.

October 26, 2022

Meet the Auction Artists: Suellen Rocca and Karl Wirsum

Two of the original Chicago Imagists, Suellen Rocca (BFA 1964, HON 2016) and Karl Wirsum (BFA 1961, HON 2016), channeled a revolutionary spirit with their fearless approach to artmaking.

Richard Hunt's humanoid steel sculpture, Hero Construction.

October 25, 2022

Meet the Auction Artist: Richard Hunt (BFA 1957, HON 1979)

Richard Hunt is one of scores of School of the Art Institute alums and faculty members who donated work to the SAIC Art Auction, with proceeds benefiting student scholarships.  

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