Sharon Oiga

Sharon Oiga received BFAs in Graphic Design and Photography from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her MFA from Yale University. Her professional experience was gained from working at multidisciplinary design firms, including Studio/lab Chicago. At UIC, she teaches Typography, Professional Practice, and Thesis. Her research has been funded by six grants, two awarded by Sappi Ideas That Matter. She and her students’ work have been recognized by Graphis, Print, Step, GDUSA, Chicago Athenaeum, STA, UCDA, and CQ Journal. She speaks regularly at conferences, most recently at the 2011 Conference on the Book (Toronto) and Constructed Environment Conference (Chicago).