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

 

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

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             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
 

 
 
FREELANCE/COMMISSION
 
          Writing, Editing, Audio/Video Production, Design, Consultation, Installations, Etc…
 
          CLIENTS INCLUDE: The Whitney Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago, Ghostly International, Reverb,            Third Coast International Audio Festival, Noumenal Loom Records, Students of Decay, Flaunt                  Magazine, Wolverine Farm Publishers, Private Collectors.
 
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
 

 

 

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