Artist Info

Artist Biography- Joseph P. Ivacic/ PARADIGM SHIFT



3927 N. Lawndale Ave., Chicago Il 60618





B.F.A. University of Illinois at Champaign, Urbana 2000

Studied under William Carlson, Jose Chardiet, Kathrine Gray, Greg Fidler, Brent Cole, Paul Nelson, and Robert Blakely


Glass Sculpting with Pino Signoretto 2009

Large Sculpture with John Miller, Pilchuck 2007

Traditional Forms by Matt Urban, Making Glass 2005

Cane and Murini Pickups by Matt Urban, Making Glass 2005

Venetian Goblets by Matt Urban, Making Glass 2005

Murini Pickups by John Miller, Chicago Hot Glass 2004

Goblets and Venetian Forms by Elio Quarisi, Chicago Hot Glass 2003



Art Boca Raton, March 2016

Irazoqui Gallery, Boca Raton FL


Art Palm Beach, January 2016

K Allen Gallery,  Palm Beach FL


Art SOFA EXPO, Nov 2015

K Allen Gallery, Chicago IL

Art lovers weekend, September 2015

K Allen Gallery, Sister Bay WI

Art Palm Beach, January 2015

K Allen Gallery,  Palm Beach FL


Transit, Group show, June 2014

Vertical Gallery, Chicago Il

Glass Artist Society Group Show, March 2014

Chicago Hot Glass, Chicago Il

Group Show, November 2013

Ignite, Chicago Il

Group show, November 2012

Gruen Gallery, Chicago Il

Art Prize, September 2011

Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

“The Collective”, February 2011

David Weinberg Gallery Chicago, IL

Art Loop Open, October 2010

Awarded 3rd place of 200 contestants Chicago, IL


“Things Left Behind”, Solo show, September 19, 2008

Haus Gallery

Chicago, IL

“Glass ?”, Group artist show, August 8, 2008

Lotus Keep Gallery

Chicago, IL

SOFA EXPO, Group artist show, November 2-4, 2007

Rosenthal Gallery

Chicago, IL

Group artist show, September 14, 2007

Golan Liebermann Gallery

Rockford, IL

Group artist show, November 17, 2006

  1. C. Lucas Gallery

Indianapolis, IN

“Scratching the Surface” Dual artist show, September 5, 2006

Kraft Lieberman Gallery

Chicago, IL

“2006 Rockford Midwestern” Group show, May 19 – July 23, 2006

Rockford Art Museum

Rockford, IL

“Reflections” Dual artist show, February 10, 2006

Underground Studio

Rockford, IL

“Three Degrees of Separation” Group Show, April 9, 2005

Acme Art Works

Chicago, IL

“Security” Solo Show, November 13-December 10, 2004

Making Glass

Highland Park, IL

“Five” group show, April 24-May 29, 2004

North Lakeside Cultural Center

Chicago, IL





Rosenberg Institute for Passionate and Emerging Artist at the Salem State University

Salem, MA

July 2014


Corporate and Private Collections


200 S. Wacker, lobby, Chicago Il

Rush Hospital, Hospice wing, Chicago Il

  1. Lieberman, Highland Park Il

  2. Brodson, Highland Park Il

  3. Sibley, Chicago Il

  4. Starr, Winnetka Il

Invenergy, Chicago Il

  1. Johannson, Rockford Il

  2. Remer, Winnebago Il

  3. Babb, Rockford Il

Dindial, Chelsea NY

Wassell, Stone Ridge NY

Slomsky, Gramercy NY

Udoiwod-Wu, Brooklyn NY