MARTIN SITTA

Martin Sitta began as an amateur photographer and eventually started experimenting with painting and graphic design. Today, he is a creative designer of many dimensions. One of Martin’s creative passions is identity and branding as it’s a platform that enables him to apply all of his design skills and visual tastes. He enjoys mixing traditional and digital mediums.

Martin’s other expertise includes typography, packaging, editorial design and food photography. His endless pursuit of original work and designs allows him to stand out visually and fundamentally with unique, yet timeless solutions for his clients.

Martin’s portfolio represents the very best of his visual imagination and creative freedom. He finds inspiration in all design fields, including fashion, architecture and typography. He believes good design takes not just experience, but a pair of well-trained eyes with a constant curiosity to push the envelope. His expertise in various design fields allows him to establish unique visual languages across art and design. All projects on his website include his own photography, design and illustration.


EDUCATION

Columbia College Chicago
BFA, Graphic Design

College of DuPage
AAS, Advertising, Design & Illustration


EXHIBITIONS

2016
Figuring It Out, Studio Oh!, Chicago, IL
From Here to There, Agora Gallery, New York City, NY

2015
Spectrum Miami, during Art Basel, booth #S1116, Miami, FL
Salon Show, 4Art Gallery, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
Spatial Articulation, Agora Gallery, New York City, NY
Rotunda Gallery, Adlai Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL
Conrad Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL
4Art Gallery, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
Poses, Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL

2014
Who's Afraid Of Red? Studio Oh!, Chicago, IL
38th Annual Exhibition, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
4Art Gallery, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
Best Kept Secrets, One Stop Production, Chicago, IL
Works on Paper, Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL
"Interval", Elephant Room, Chicago, IL
The Abstract Show III, Brickton Art Center, Park Ridge, IL
Off the Grid, Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL


AWARDS

PHOTOGRAPHY - INTERNATIONAL
1st Place, Outstanding Achievement in Silhouette, International Color Awards, 2015
Photography Masters Cup Nominee, 2014
Spider Award Nominee, 2015, 2013 and 2011
Adobe Design Achievement Awards Semifinalist, 2010

PAINTING - DOMESTIC
38th Annual Beverly Art Competition, 2014
Honorable Mention

GRAPHIC DESIGN - INTERNATIONAL
Adobe Design Achievement Awards Semifinalist, 2012 and 2008

GRAPHIC DESIGN - DOMESTIC
College of DuPage Portfolio Night Competition, 2010
Honorable mentions in 3-D design

College of DuPage Portfolio Night Competition, 2009
Honorable mentions in digital illustration