• vidasacic@gmail.com

    b. Varazdin, Croatia
    based in Chicago, USA

    EDUCATION
    2010 MFA, Indiana University Bloomington, Summa Cum Laude
    2010 Rhode Island School of Design, Summer Institute for Graphic Design Studies
    2003 BA, Marian University Indianapolis, Summa Cum Laude

    EXHIBITIONS
    2017
    Animation + Printmaking, The Center for Book Arts, New York City
    Surface Now, Hot Bed Press, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    Biennial Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Fine Arts Center Gallery, Chicago, IL
    2016
    Words Matter 2, Arts on Elston Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Correlation Matrix: Vida Sacic and David Wolske, DeVos Art Museum, Marquette, MI
    New Impressions in Letterpress, Design College Australia, Brisbane
    New Impressions in Letterpress, Hamilton Wood Type Museum, Two Rivers, WI
    Animation+Printmaking Showcase, White Box Gallery, Portland, OR
    2015
    RITUAL, Reading Room: book show 2015, HBHQ, Philadelphia, PA
    Words Matter, Arts on Elston Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Type as Image: Lynne Avadenka, Purgatory Pie Press and Vida Sacic, Art Mora Gallery, New York City
    Illinois Art Educator Exhibition, University of St. Francis Art Gallery, IL
    New Impressions in American Letterpress, Hamilton Wood Type Museum, Two Rivers, WI
    Personal Histories, Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, Australia
    Faculty Biennial, Northeastern Illinois University Fine Arts Center Gallery, Chicago, IL
    2014
    This is Chicago presented by AIGA Chicago, Venue One, Chicago, IL
    ANIMATED TYPE: A Showcase of Letterpress Animation, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    ANIMATED TYPE: A Showcase of Letterpress Animation, Independent Publishing Resource Center, Portland, OR
    2013
    RITUAL. Reading Room: book show 2014, 110 Church Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    The Art of Letterpress II, The Compound Studios & Gallery, Oakland, CA
    Crossroads: Book Arts on the Border, Unsettled Gallery, Las Cruces, NM
    23rd Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, UW-Parkside Art Gallery, Kenosha, WI
    Hidden Agendas, Atelier 6000, Bend, OR
    Homegrown Alphabets, Asheville BookWorks, Asheville, NC
    Illustrated Accordion, Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, Kalamazoo, MI
    2012
    Faculty Biennial, Northeastern Illinois University Fine Arts Center Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Typeforce 3, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL
    Readers Art 12, Susan Hansel Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
    LGNE 30th Anniversary Broadside Exhibit, Letterpress Guild of New England, Jamaica Plain, MA
    In and Out of Paper, Paper Circle, Nelsonville, OH
    Hamilton Wood Type Printing Museum Benefit Exhibit, Center for Book and Paper Arts,
    Columbia College, Chicago, IL
    American Printing History Association Conference Book Fair, Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
    2011
    Wood Type, Evolved: Experimental Letterpress & Relief Printing in the 21st Century,
    Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
    Reproduce + Ability, Southside Hub of Production, Chicago, IL
    Faculty Biennial, Northeastern Illinois University Fine Arts Center Gallery, Chicago, IL
    2010
    Making Art Work, Making Art Work Symposium, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
    Nurture Art Benefit, ZieherSmith Gallery, New York, NY
    North Park Art Walk, Chicago, IL
    Indiana University at the Hamilton Wood Type Museum, Two Rivers, WI
    2009
    The Big Picture Show, Big Car Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
    The Story of Weaver, MFA thesis, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
    WIT: Women in Technology, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
    The Night of a Thousand Drawings, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
    Nocturnal, installation at the Bloomington Playwrights Project gallery, Bloomington, IN
    Place for Everything, Everything in its Place, Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN
    Stutz Artists Open House, Stutz Business Center, Indianapolis, IN
    2008
    The PRIME AIGA Indy Awards, Dean Johnson Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
    Candyland, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
    American Travelogue, The Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN
    Digital Art Area Exhibit, Grunwald Gallery of Art Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
    Graphic Design Area Exhibit, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
    Proof! We’re gone, Big Car Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
    Scan #CB479; SACIC, outside installation at the Fine Arts building and IU Art Museum, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

    COLLECTIONS
    Indiana University Blomington, Fine Arts Library, Artist Book Collection, Bloomington, IN
    Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
    Private collections in Illinois, Indiana, Oregon and Maine

    SELECTED AWARDS AND LECTURES
    2017
    UCDA Design Education Summit, panel presentation, Kutztown, PA
    2016
    Art insights Spotlights, Artist Lecture, Southern Utah University, UT
    2015
    Project Manager Residency, Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum
    2014
    Summer Research Stipend, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
    2012
    Artist in Residence Lecture, Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College,
    Chicago, IL
    Faculty Symposium Lecture, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
    2011
    Artist Residency Award, Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
    2010
    Front-end Web Design lecture, Indiana University Kokomo, Kokomo, IN
    2009
    PRIME: American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Indy Design Award, Indianapolis, IN
    Indiana University Future Faculty Teaching Fellowship, Bloomington, IN
    Bloomington Playwrights Project competitive funding for an installation, Bloomington, IN
    The Sara R. Irvine Artist’s Book Award, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
    2008
    Competitive Merit-based Grant-in-Aid, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

    CURATORIAL PROJECTS
    2010—2015
    Design Thinking Lecture Series (co-chair), AIGA Chicago, Morningstar, Chicago, IL
    A biannual lecture series devoted to contemporary graphic design culture.
    2014
    Commercial Artisan (curator), Zlati Ajngel Gallery, Vara?din, Croatia
    2013
    Designing Art (co-curator), graphic design exhibit, Northeastern Illinois University Fine Arts Center Gallery, Chicago, IL
    2011
    First International Small Talks AIGA Chicago (selection advisor), Chicago, IL
    The Press Prints Again (co-curator), Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
    2009
    In An Expression of the Inexpressible (managing director), Dean Johnson Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
    2008
    Graphic Design Area Show (co-curator), Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University Bloomington, IN
    Shannon McGlothin (curator), Zlati Ajngel Gallery, Varazdin, Croatia
    Association of College Unions International Design Competition (judge), Bloomington, IN
    Darlene Delbecq (curator), Zlati Ajngel Gallery, Varazdin, Croatia

    TEACHING
    2010—present
    Associate Professor of Art, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
    Affiliate Faculty, Women and Gender Studies
    Developed a BFA program in graphic design.
    Teaching typography, graphic design courses, professional practice courses for artists and letterpress printing courses.
    2009—2010
    Future Faculty Teaching Fellow, Indiana University Kokomo, Kokomo, IN
    Developed new courses in graphic design and new media.
    2006—2009
    Associate Instructor, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN
    Instructor of record for introductory courses in graphic design.

    SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
    2016
    Martha Chiplis, Correlation Matrix: Contemporary Letterpress Art by Vida Sacic and David Wolske, Exhibition Catalogue, August 2016
    2015
    Jonathan Goodman, Type as Image, The Brooklyn Rail, September 2015
    2013
    Ruggie Saunders, Cathie and Chiplis, Martha, For the Love of Letterpress:A Printing Handbook for Instructors and Students, published by Bloomsbury, October 2013
    Chicago chapter of AIGA, 2013 Chicago Snapshot, Chicago, IL, July
    2012
    Typeforce 3, exhibit publication, Chicago, IL, April 2013
    Chicago chapter of AIGA, 2012 Chicago Snapshot, Chicago, IL, July
    2011
    Chen Design Associates, Fingerprint No. 2: The Evolution of Handmade Elements in Graphic Design, published by HOW Books, August 2011

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