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Micki LeMieux

5347 W. Drummond Pl.
Chicago, IL 60639, U.S.A.
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Phone: 773 385 6625
Email: micki@sculpturechicago.com
URL: http://www.mickilemieux.com

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EDUCATION

1991 B.F.A. in Sculpture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Present - 1991 Creating sculpture, specialty properties and creatures
Including: NBC, Levi Strauss, Steppenwolf & Shakespeare Theatre

OUTDOOR SCULPTURE                                                                                                  

2008        Volvox Colony - Blain Elementary School, Chicago, IL.
                 - sponsored by Lincoln Park Community Art Incentive & The Chicago Cubs
2007        Cool Globes - Self Reflection, Installed at The Fields Museum, Chicago, IL.
                 - purchased by The Aon Corporation, Chicago, IL.
2007        Connectors -  LPCAI, Lincoln Park Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.
2007        Connectors - Mount Union College, Alliance, OH.
2006        Calm Before the Storm - 15 piece Installation at “Grounds for Sculpture”
                 Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL.
2004        Ark - The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL.
                 -purchased 2005 for private collection
2001        Sweet Suite - Suite Home Chicago, Install at Buckingham Fountain, Chicago, IL.
                - sponsored by The Sara Lee Foundation
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2003        Exercising the Demons (Carpal Tunnel), Anatomy in the Gallery
                  International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago, IL.
2001        Putting the Pieces Together, MaxtrixArts, Sacramento, CA.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2008        Cedarhurst Finalist Maquette Exhibit, for outdoor commissions, Mt. Vernon, IL.
2007        World Environmental Exhibit, United Nations Headquarters, New York, N.Y.
2007        Peace Tower, Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.
07/06       Hunt & Gather, Spring Benefit Shows, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL.
2005        Riverbend Finalist Sculpture Exhibit, maquette show for outdoor commissions
                Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, KY.
05/03       Animal Art, The Anti-cruelty Society & Historical Center, Chicago, IL.                  
                The Chicago Solution Show, Gallery on the Lake & Arc Gallery, Chicago, IL.
04/02/00 Chicago Art Open, National Vietnam Veteran’s Art Museum, SAIC Gallery 2
2004        Artoberfest, Private Loft - Sulzen Studio & Chicago Cultural Center
2003        Brave Destiny-Surrealism, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center
                Brooklyn, New York
2002/00   15 & 16 Biennial Exhibition, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL.
02/00/99  12/13/15 Annual Women’s Work Exhibition, NAAC, Woodstock, IL.
2001        Fifth Annual National Juried Exhibition, Nexus Gallery, New York, NY.
                National Small Works Exhibition, Bloomingdale Park District Museum, IL.
2000        In Dreams: The New Surrealist, Altamira Galleries, Raleigh, NC.
                Texas Nationals, SFA State University Gallery, Nacogdoches, TX.
                Science/Fiction - Scientific Elements, WomanMade Gallery, Chicago, IL.

AWARDS
2008/04   Illinois Arts Council: Special Assistant Grant
06/00/98 Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs: CAAP Grant
1999        Roger W. Muterspaugh Business Award: Women's Work Exhibition
1999        Vermont Studio Center : Fellowship Residency

INTERVIEWS/SELECTED ARTICLES
2007        Sculpture Magazine, International Sculpture Center, March p.13, photo
2007        Book, Hot Ideals for a Cooler Planet, Imagination Publishing, pgs. 20-21,25
2006        Chicago Sun-Times, Gallery Glance, Weekend, July 7, p.12, photo
2006        Chicago Sun-Times, Out and About, Weekend, June 9, p.15, photo
2006        New City, A Random Walk, June 1, p. 22
2006        Critters USA Magazine, Volume 12 2007 Annual, p.110, p.122
2004        Chicago Tribune, Treehouses, Metro, April 15, p.5, photos
2004        Chicago Sun-times, Treehouses, Metro, March 25, p.10
2003        Chicago Reader: Section 2, Center Gallery, Nov. 7, p.34, photo
2003        Chicago Sun-Times, Museum Pieces, WeekendPlus/Exhibits, Nov. 7, p.18
2001        Interview-Fox TV 32 Special News, Taste of Chicago, July 4th
2001        Chicago Tribune, The Making of a Suite, sec. 17, July 22, p.12, photos
2000        Interview-Chicago Cable TV, Muse, Independent Arts & Entertainment