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Matthew J. Sage


An intermedia artist and educator working in the overlaps of classical/historical artistic publishing models and disruptive/democratized digital intermedia experience.



Studied modernist poetry, art and aesthetics at Colorado State University while maintaining active "extracurricular" participation in independent music, arts, and publishing.


Ran an acclaimed record label, Patient Sounds, for ten years, releasing 130+ cassettes, records, CDs, and booklets by artists from around the world.

Completed graduate studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago focusing on writing, sound, installation arts, drawing and collage, and digital poetics.


Has published poems and stories, issued numerous music objects on many record labels, performed more than 200+ concerts in a variety of venues and settings, created art installations/performances at several major American art institutions, and planted many gardens in-between.



Teaching media studies at NEIU. 


Creating intermedia art and music, both alone and collaboratively.

Editor and operator of cached.media - an intermedia platform, streaming and hosting digital objects and publishing a book-bound biannual in June/November.


Working in his garden on Chicago's Northwest Side when he can.

Loose titles:


Ambient Humorist

Publisher/Intermedia Artist


Quiet Documentarian


Potential Plant Food


"M. Sage.

"Free Dust."