Matthew J. Sage
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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



EXHIBITIONS & SPECIAL PERFORMANCES

2022 - Sound Performance - Opening for Chihei Hatakayama 

        Floating @ Storier Stearns Japanese Tea Garden. Pasadena, CA.

 

2021 - Sound Performance - Opening for Sam Prekop & John McEntire

       Constellation, Chicago, Il

2020 - "Longform" - curating/hosting  20+ hours of ambient/experimental streaming performances
        Cached.Media (online series)
 
2019 – “Choir” – collaboration with Pope.L – sound design to accompany installation and sculpture
        Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY
 
2019 – “WHAT IS THE BIG IDEA?” - Beginning to See the Light group show – installation & wall painting
        Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
 
2018 – “The Escape” – performance 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 & scoring
       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

 

 

 

 


CLASSROOM & TEACHING EXPERIENCE
 
2017-2020    Faculty – Communications, Media, Theater Department
             Northeastern Illinois University

CMTM377   – Gender & Media

CMTM366   – Multimedia Story Telling

CMTM364a  - Writing the Sitcom

CMTM306a  - Video Games and Interactive Media Studies

CMTC305   – WIP: Academic Writing for Media Studies

CMTM250   – Intro to Audio Production

CMTM160   – Introduction to Cinema

                       
Honors’ Thesis Advisor
McNair Research Scholarship Mentor

 

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

 
EXPERIENCE
 
2020-2022         Cached.Media
                 Publisher/Owner/Operator/Curator/Editor/Designer/Mailroom
                 Private Press Intermedia Imprint & Broadcaster
                 www.cached.media
 
 
2009-2019        Patient Sounds / Patient Presses
                 Publisher/Owner/Operator/Curator/Editor/Designer/Mailroom
                 Private Press Record Label & Book Publisher
                 www.patientsounds.com

 


 
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 at Hyde Park Art Center
2016 – “Reliquary” &  “Wabi Grid IV” – from The Vanishing Body Collected 2016 published by SAIC Press
2014 – “Marginalism Not Vacancy” – essay - Flaunt Magazine.
2013 – “Myotis lucifugis…” – from Poetic Inventory of RMNP - published by Wolverine Farm Publishing.
2011 – Concentricities v1: Echoes – poetry chapbook - published by Patient Presses