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Micki LeMieux

5347 W. Drummond Pl.
Chicago, IL 60639, U.S.A.
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Phone: 773 385 6625

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 M i c k i L e M i e u x

Making concepts tangible through design and sculpture



1991 B.F.A. in Sculpture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Present – 1991 Designing and Creating - Sculpture and Specialty properties

Including: Harpo Studios, NBC, Levi Strauss, Lyric Opera & Steppenwolf Theatre



2016 Idea of an Apple - Blain School, Chicago, IL.

2014 Dino Bloom – Oscar Meyer Elementary School, Chicago Sculpture Exhibit, IL.

2014 Sculpture Invitational - Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI.

2014 Sculpture Garden – The Art Center, Highland Park, IL.

2012 Connectors - Wandell Sculpture Garden, Urbana Park District, IL.

2011 Blue Staura - Alcott Elementary School, Chicago Sculpture Exhibit, IL.

2010 Biennial Sculpture Invitational - Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI.

2008 Volvox Colony - Blain 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 garden

2001 Sweet Suite - Suite Home Chicago, Install at Buckingham Fountain, Chicago, IL.

- sponsored by The Sara Lee Foundation



2015 Juror - Old Town Art Fair, Chicago, IL.

2012 Invitational 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Sulzen/Zamudio Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2010 Celebrating Chicago Artists, Concordia University Gallery, River Forest, IL.

2008 Cedarhurst Finalist Maquette Exhibit, for outdoor commissions, Mt. Vernon, IL.

2007 World Environmental Exhibit, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY.

2007 Peace Tower, Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.

2007/06 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.

2005/03 Animal Art, The Anti-cruelty Society & Historical Center, Chicago, IL.

The Chicago Solution Show, Gallery on the Lake & Arc Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2004 Artoberfest, Private Loft - Sulzen Studio

04/02/00/98 Chicago Art Open, National Vietnam Veteran’s Art Museum, SAIC Gallery

2003 Brave Destiny-Surrealism, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center

Brooklyn, New York

2003 Exercising the Demons – Solo Show, Anatomy in the Gallery

International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago, IL.

2002/00 15 & 16 Biennial Exhibition, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL.

2002/00/99 12/13/15 Annual Women’s Work Exhibition, NAAC, Woodstock, IL.

2001 Putting the Pieces Together – Solo Show, MaxtrixArts, Sacramento, CA.

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.

1999 Bold Expressions, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, CA.



2014/08/04 Illinois Arts Council: IAS Artist Project Grant & Special Assistant Grants

2006/00/98 Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs: CAAP Grant

1999 Roger W. Muterspaugh Business Award: Women’s Work Exhibition

1999 Vermont Studio Center: Fellowship Residency



2016-2010 Morpheus Murals, Chicago, IL. – Freelance

2011-2007 Harpo Studios, The Oprah Winfrey Show – Specialty props/set dressing

2011 Florida Children’s Museum - Sculpted replica Native American artifacts

for an “Archeology Dig Site Exhibition” thur Redbox Workshop

2010-1993 Chicago Architectural Arts - Artist Consultant and Sculptor for Art Installations

2008-2006 The Newberry Library - Exhibits Preparator

2006 Levi Strauss - Specialty props for magazine print ads

- also created 3 foot Levi Strauss ‘signature’ in ketchup for photo shoot

2004 – Specialty props for magazine print ads

- also design and created paper clip Eiffel Tower specialty prop

2002/2001 NBC Studios Channel Five, Chicago, IL

- design team and sculptor for The Making of Alien Birth

2002/1999 Tom’s Redemption, Chicago, IL.

- sculpted 20 ethnic prototype heads for “The Kids” collection

2000/1999 TBA Entertainment Corporation, Event Designer/Supervisor, Elmhurst, IL.

- duties: Design team, budgeting, managed crew and Production workshop

1998-1992 Nightscape Productions, Event Designer, Supervisor and Sculptor, Chicago, IL.

Science of Fear, Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

- duties: Design team, budgeting, managed crew and Production workshop

1995 Bergsteom Tagherc - “Vanish” TV test spot - created Specialty props

1995 University of Illinois - Lecture/demos in mold making and casting

1994-93 J & R Creative Services, Chicago, IL.- Sportmart commercial, Specialty props



2007/2003 University of Chicago, Court Theatre, Chicago, IL.

Thyestes, Romance - fiberglass Roman headdress and Roman guard masks

2004-1992 Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, IL. – Specialty Props

2004 Man from Nebraska - Full size realistic sculpture of nude actress.

2002-1992 Including - Purple Heart, Slip of the Tongue, A Clockwork Orange, and Libertine

2004/00/93 Shakespeare Theatre, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL. – Specialty Props

A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Tales of Cymbeline, King Lear, Macbeth,

2001 Redmoon Theatre at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL.

Galways Shadow - Designed and created puppet radios.

1998-1991 Specialty Props and puppets: Including; Lyric Opera, Goodman Theatre,

Chicago Scenic Studios, Briar Street, Oak Park, Apollo Theatre, Pippers Alley,

Royal George, Models & Props, Depaul University and Watra Church Goods.



2008 Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago 2008 Annual Report, Back cover photo

2007 Sculpture Magazine, International Sculpture Center, March p.13, photos

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.110/122, photos

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, photo

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