Vida Sacic
Associate Professor, Graphic Design
Art + Design
College of Arts and Sciences
Vida Sačić is a Chicago-based interdisciplinary artist. Born and raised in Croatia, Sačić uses her background in typography and visual communications to explore the relationship between language and constructions of identity.
Courses Taught
Typography 2
Graphic Design 1
Graphic Design (survey)
Contemporary Design
Studio in Graphic Design
Special Topics in Graphic Design
Print Production
Writing Intensive Program: Professional Practices In GD
Writing Intensive Program: Professional Practices In Art
Senior exhibition in Graphic Design
Research Interests

Master of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Indiana University Bloomington, IN

Selected Publications

Ruggie Saunders, Cathie and Chiplis, Martha, For the Love of Letterpress: A Printing Handbook for Instructors and Students, published by Bloomsbury

Chen Design Associates, Fingerprint No. 2: The Evolution of Handmade Elements in Graphic Design, published by HOW Book

Selected Exhibitions

Continuous Span, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

Acute Accents: Vida Sačić, Catich Gallery, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA

Letters Home: Vida Sačić, Kerredge Gallery, Copper County Community Arts Center, Hancock, MI

Correlation Matrix: Vida Sačić and David Wolske, DeVos Art Museum, Marquette, MI

Type as Image: Lynne Avadenka, Purgatory Pie Press and Vida Sačić, Art Mora Gallery, New York City, NY

New Impressions in Letterpress, Hamilton Wood Type Museum, Two Rivers, WI

Stay Golden: works by Darren Oberto, Monica Kass Rogers, Vida Sačić and Ryan Segedi, 50,000 ft, Chicago IL

Žene? – Žene!, City Museum, Varaždin, Croatia

Animation + Printmaking, The Center for Book Arts, New York City, NY

Graphic Content: works by Alex Jovanovich, Nicole Pérez, Coco Picard and Vida Sačić, The Bike Room, Chicago, IL

Personal Histories, Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, Australia

Additional Information

The Silent People Print: A Glance at the Printing History of Croatia, Makeready: A Letterpress Symposium for Educators (online)

Winter Residency, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC

Letterpress Printing in Chicago: Its Current State, History, and Legacy–a Roundtable Discussion, CAA conference, Chicago, IL

A Tool for Understanding: Giving Voice to Diverse, Non-traditional, and Low-income Students Through Teaching Letterpress Printing, TypeCon, Minneapolis, MN

A Tool for Understanding, Makeready: A Letterpress Symposium for Educators, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Unconventional Conventional: Letterpress Printing in Design Education, The University & College Designers Association (UCDA) Design Education Summit, Kutztown, PA

Traveling Home, Makeready: A Letterpress Symposium for Educators, Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, Two Rivers, WI

Artist in Residence, Copper County Community Arts Center, Hancock, MI

Artist Residency, Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, Two Rivers, WI

Summer Artist in Residence, Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

Room FA 226C
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Fall 2021 Virtual Office Hours
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday (online)
Main Campus