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Matthew J. Sage

ms@patientsounds.com | matthewjsage.com

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2016 – MFA : Writing - School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2010 – BA : Creative Writing / Art & Aesthetics  - Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

CLASSROOM & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2017-2019    Part-time Faculty – Communications, Media, Theater Department

                   Northeastern Illinois University

                        CMTM366 – Multimedia Story Telling

                        CMTC305 – WIP: Academic Writing for Media Studies

                        CMTM160 – Introduction to Cinema

 

2016-2017   Adjunct Professor & Cohort Leader (English Department) & Professional Tutor

                  Wilbur Wright College, Chicago City Colleges, Chicago IL

                         ENG99 – Developmental English

                         ENG102 – Science Fiction & Dystopias

 

2014 - 2016   Graduate Museum Ambassador

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

2016              Graduate Instructor

      School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Intro to Academic Writing – Science Fiction & Dystopias

                             

2015 - 2016   Graduate Teaching Assistant

                      School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

                        Electronic Writing w/ Judd Morrisey

                        Literary Transmissions w/ Janet Desaulniers

 

2012               Community Poetry Workshop Leader

Wolverine Farm Publishing, Fort Collins, CO

 

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2009 - 2019   Publisher/Owner/Operator/Curator/Editor/Mailroom

        Patient Sounds / Patient Presses

         Private Press Record Label & Book Publisher

 

2013                   Art Curator & Event Coordinator

 Bean Cycle Coffee House, Fort Collins, CO

 

 

FREELANCE

 

Writing & Editing, Graphic Design & Illustration, Music & Sound,

Video, Fine Arts/Commissions, Photography, Web & Print.

 

CLIENTS: Ghostly International, Reverb, Third Coast International Audio Festival, Art Institute of Chicago, Noumenal Loom, Students of Decay, Flaunt Magazine, The Smudge, as well as private individual clients.

 

 

 

 

 

AWARDS

 

2012             Poet Laureate, Fort Collins, CO

 

2010 / 2011    Best Experimental Musician

                    Fort Collins Music Association, Fort Collins, CO

 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY & EDITORIAL

 

2019 – The Dupont Parcels - Mailorder Serial Story - published by Patient Presses

 

2018 – Buckled – collage artbook – published by Patient Presses

 

2018 – “The Importance of Classrooms” – article published by The Smudge

 

2017 – Elements & Manifolds – chapbook - published by Patient Presses

 

2017 – SPACEbyproxy – chapbook - for the exhibition Precariat curated by Ariel Gentalen at Hyde Park Art Center

 

2016 – “Reliquary” &  “Wabi Grid IV” – from The Vanishing Body SAIC Collected 2016 published by SAIC Press

 

2014 – “Marginalism Not Vacancy” – essay - Flaunt Magazine.

 

2013 – “Myotis lucifugis…” – poem from Poetic Inventory of RMNP - published by Wolverine Farm Publishing.

 

2011 – Concentricities v1: Echoes – poetry chapbook - published by Patient Presses

 

SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY

 

2019 – Catch a Blessing – LP – Geographic North Records

2018 – Astrolabe EP – cassette – Noumenal Loom

2016 – Rife w/ Typo – cassette – Orange Milk Records 

2014 – A Singular Continent – 2xLP and artbook – Patient Sounds

2014 – Data in the Details – cassette – Geographic North Records

2013 – Lux Collapsing/Lux Collapsed – cassette / 7” lathe cut – Patient Sounds

2013 – Camouflage Repertoire – cassette – Patient Sounds

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCES

2019 - Resonance Series - experimental music performance series

           The Hideout Inn, Chicago, IL

2019 - Music for Domesticated Gastropods - performance with digital video

           Sonic Celluloid XV, Elastic Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2018 – The Escape – directed by Pope.L – musical performance and sound design

            Art Institute of Chicago,  Chicago, IL

 

2017 - "Grozi/Babau" - Drawings and mobile device components

            Third Annual Poet's Theater Sector 2337, Chicago, IL

 

2017 - Third Coast International Audio Conference - Re:Sound Live backing musician

            Thalia Hall, Chicago, IL

2016 – “Clouds & Shells” – multimedia installation. MFA Show

            Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

 

2015 – Music for “Emak Bakia” – performance sound for the film by Man Ray

           Sonic Celluloid XIII, Block Museum, Evanston, IL

 

2015 – “Geographic Glossolia” – collage – Compound Trace (group show)

            Page Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

2013 – Sound Performance – New York Art Book Fair, PS1, Queens, NY