Sara Condo


MFA 2016 - University of Illinois at Chicago BFA 2009 - School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Sara Condo is an interdisciplinary artist based in Chicago, Illinois. She uses personal experiences as a living site for exploration into complex narratives surrounding gender, technology, and history. Condo uses an experimental media based practice to explore unwritten stories and deploys them in the present form to envision new futures. 

Condo studied Media Arts at DePaul University, received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute in 2009 and received her MFA at University of Illinois at Chicago in 2016. Condo’s work has exhibited her work nationally and internationally with selected group exhibitions at Gallery 400, Sullivan Galleries, Roots and Culture Contemporary Art Center (Chicago, IL). Recent solo exhibitions include at Rare Air Exhibitions Governor’s Island (New York, NY), Randy Alexander Gallery (Chicago, IL). She has screened her performance and moving image work in various experimental platforms such as Palace Film Festival(Chicago, IL), ACRE TV: (Chicago, IL, Pensacola, FL) and Temporary Resurfacing (Milwaukee, WI). She has held residencies at Ox-Bow School of Art and Artist Residency, ACRE Artists Cooperative and Residency, and WZFR Residency for Experimental Filmmakers. In addition, she has completed research in software programming for sound and video at the Center Computer for Research Music and Acoustics at Stanford University. She continues to live and make work in her home studio in the Heart of Chicago, Illinois where she is a professor teaching Intro and Advanced Topics in Photography, Audio and New Media.


Courses Taught

Art 150 - Introduction to New Media Arts Art 350/480 - Adv. Topics in New Media Arts - Physical Body : Virtual World Art 160 - Introduction to Digital Photography Art 260 - Topics in Digital Photography - Expanded Photography Art 260 - Topics in Digital Photography - Computer Vision