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Alumni in the News
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Ni'ja Whitsonfeatured in the New York Times »
Ni'ja Whitson (MFA 2007)  was recently featured in the New York Times for her participation in “Dancing Through the...
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Zachary Sluser Completed Production on First Feature Film »
Alumnus Zachary Sluser (BFA 2003) recently completed the production of his first feature film, The Driftless Area . Slu...
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Jim Zver Exhibition Updates »
Alumnus Jim Zver (BFA 1957) has been actively exhibiting his work through a variety of outlets. Notably, two of his draw...
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ArtSlant Reviews Prismatic Nature »
ArtSlant recently reviewed the work of alumna Heidi Norton  (MFA 2000) at the Elmhurst Art Museum. In her solo show...
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Charles Lum to Premier "Age of Content" in Chicago »
Charles Lum (MFA 2004) will have the Chicago Premier of his Feature Film, documentary "Age of Consent" at Reeling Film Fe...

Monday, August 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
THE SUB-MISSION Accepting Proposals »
THE MISSION presents:  THE SUB-MISSION, an alternative installation project space dedicated to the development of art...
Monday, August 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Saat Saath Arts Foundation Offering Curatorial Research Grant »
The Saat Saath Arts Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 2010 by philanthropist and director of Gallery...
Friday, August 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lillstreet Art Fair Seeking Artists for Holiday Art Fair »
The Lillstreet Art Center is currently seeking talented, independent artisans to share their work at our next handmade hol...
Thursday, July 31, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
University of Chicago Hiring Part-Time Lecturers in The Department of Visual Arts »
The Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago seeks two part-time Lecturers to teach one, two or three classe...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
HATCH Projects Accepting Applications »
The Chicago Artist's Coalition is now accepting applications for the HATCH Projects 2014-2015 year.  HATCH Projects (...

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
Monday, August 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Memory of Jim Barry »
SAIC alumnus Jim Barry (MFA 2005)  passed away this last July. Jim completed a BA in English in Seattle University...
Friday, August 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jim Barry (BFA 1998, MFA 2005) »
Jim Barry ( BFA 1998, MFA 2005) recently passed away. Jim completed a BA in English in Seattle University in 1995 He then...
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...