Sharon & Guy
January 10 - February 7
Sharon Oiga and Guy Villa Jr. are a collaborative whose work questions and investigates the process of design - the ways in which ideas are expressed and disseminated, ranging from the micro level of experimental typographic form to the macro level of publications and self-authoring. Sharon Oiga holds and MFA in Graphic Design from Yale University and BFA degrees in Graphic Design and Photography from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Guy Villa Jr. also holds a BFA in Graphic Design from UIC. They are both teaching at UIC and Columbia College Chicago respectively. Their work is consistently recognized through awards, publications, exhibitions, and funding. Sharon serves as Vice Chair of the Society of Typographic Aficionados, which holds the annual international TypeCon conference. She also serves as a Board Direction of the Chicago Design Archive. Guy serves as Chair of the STA Design Inspiration Weekend, an annual forum on design held by The Society of Typographic Arts.