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Alumni in the News
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Alumna Nivine Tawancy Featured in The Field Museum's The Brain Scoop »
Alumna Nivine Tawancy (MARC 2010) was featured in the Field Museum's web series The Brain Scoop in Episode The Heat Thea...
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Laura Mosquera Interviewed by The English Room »
Laura Mosquera (BFA 1996, MFA 1999) was recently featured in an artist spotlight for blog The English Room. The post inte...
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Alumni Reviewed in Now Chicago! »
The Hughes Gallery's exhibition Now Chicago! , featuring the work of alumni Isak Applin  (MFA 2005), Carl Baratta...
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Alumnus Wafaa Bilal interviewed by Hyperallergic »
  Hyperallergic interviewed alumnus Wafaa Bilal in article Wafaa Bilal's War On Images . The article explores...
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Ed Paschke in Hyperallerigic »
  Alumnus   Ed Paschke  (BFA 1961, MFA 1970, HON 1990) , considered one of the Chicago Imagists, was...

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HATCH Projects Accepting Applications »
The Chicago Artist's Coalition is now accepting applications for the HATCH Projects 2014-2015 year.  HATCH Projects (...
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Studio Das Weisse Haus Seeking Applicants for its International Critic in Residence Program »
Studio Das Weisse Haus is currently accepting applications for their international Arts Critic Residency. The program, in...
Monday, July 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 33rd Annual Smithsonian Craft Show Accepting Applications »
The annual Smithsonian Craft Show is a juried exhibition and sale of contemporary American crafts and design. Three jurors...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opportunity: Miami Beach/Local Residency »
Artists of all disciplines and cultural producers currently living in Miami-Dade County, Florida are eligible to apply for...
Thursday, July 03, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zhou B Art Center Seeking Artists »
The Zhou B Art Center in Chicago is currently recruiting new artists for renting studio spaces. They currently have two sp...

Class Notes
Friday, October 04, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stuart Keeler was named Director of Art Gallery of Mississauga »
Stuart Keeler (MFA 2005) was named Director of Art Gallery of Mississauga. Read more at Canadian Art magazine.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alumna Awarded Best in Show in Midwest Biennial 27 »
Maggie Leininger (BFA 1993) was awarded the top prize of Best in Show in the Midwest Biennial 27.  For more inform...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Video Interview Darrell Roberts Chicago Studio »
Genesis Art Supply generously hired a videographer to interview Darrell Roberts (MFA 2003) and document his studio pra...
Friday, September 06, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Brent Houston opens Hinge Gallery in Chicago »
Brent Houston (BFA 2002) recently opened Hinge Gallery, a frame shop in Wicker Park. With an old timey vibe, the shop is...
Thursday, August 29, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Art History Alumni Updates »
There are several job announcements from our alumni in the Art History Department.  Congratulations to: Katie Geha...

Alumni Publications
Thursday, April 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alumna Marissa Perel Published by Angry Ocean   »
Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs will be publishing Angry Ocean, an experimental prose piece by alumna Marissa Perel (MFA 2010...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alumna Maya Mackrandilal Published in The New Inquiry »
 The Whitney Biennial for Angry Women , a piece coauthored by Eunsong Kim and alumna Maya Mackrandilal (MFA 2011), wa...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meg Duguid's Produced by Episode (Untitled, Battery Park) now available »
Alumna Meg Duguid ’s (BFA 1999) piece, Produced by Episode (Untitled, Battery Park), was borne out of a slapstick perform...
Wednesday, October 02, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sharon Louden publishes Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists »
Sharon Louden (BFA 1998) has released her new book Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists ....
Wednesday, September 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jonny Farrow Reviews MoMA's Soundings and Lisa Cooley Gallery's The String and the Mirror »
Jonny Farrow (MFA 2013) reviews two important sound art shows in The Brooklyn Rail: Soundings: A contemporary score at Mo...

Tell me your story...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Memry of Budd R. Shehab »
Budd R. Shehab (BFA 1959) Loving husband of Carol nee Koennecke. Dear father of Joshua (Maria) Shehab. Cherished gran...
Tuesday, November 15, 2011   (2 Comments - view/add)
Sherah Rosen (BFA 2004), Painter »
I received my BFA in Painting in 2004. I have been painting for 7 years since then in a studio that I maintain. I hav...
Tuesday, November 15, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bridgette Montgomery (BFA 2006) »
Bridgitte Montgomery E-mail: Website: Myspace:
Tuesday, November 15, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bruce Mackh (BFA 2003), Photographer »
Returning to school after a successful career in business I entered SAIC in 2003 and graduated in 2006. I attended Graduat...
Wednesday, January 19, 2011   (1 Comment - view/add)
Abby Sturges' Academic Scholarship, Perry Ellis award for Fashion Design »
Abby wrote: "After graduating from SAIC, I was offered a job designing childrenswear for Neige clothing in Los Angeles....

In Memory
Thursday, March 27, 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
In Memory of Caroline Lee »
Image of Caroline Lee used in the French press when she arrived in Paris on a Fulbright grant Caroline Lee (DIP 1957)...
Thursday, February 06, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Memory of Margaret Wharton »
Alumna Margaret Wharton (MFA 1975), who had a major impact on the Chicago art world and also on the national stage with...
Tuesday, February 04, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Memory of Janice Wetzel »
Janice A. Wetzel (BFA 1965), 70, at rest January 2014. Cherished wife of Richard Wetzel; Devoted daughter of the late Elm...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Memory of Keith Schlanger »
Keith Schlanger (BFA 1990) passed away in his home on January 5, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife, Geri, perfect so...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Memory of Brian Torrey Scott »
The SAIC community mourns the loss of Brian Torrey Scott—writer, director, performer, filmmaker, and teacher. As an alumnu...