Michelle Korte Leccia

Interdisciplinary Artist & Educator


Michelle Korte Leccia

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013 Over The Rainbow: Chakra Playhouse, The Solarium, Chicago, IL
           From Energy To Iconography, Life Force Art Center, Chicago, IL
           MFA Thesis Exhibition, Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL
2012 InterArts Video Screening, Manifest, Columbia College Chicago, IL
           Rights, Radicals and Revolutions Showcase, Conway Center, Chicago, IL
2011 Sacred and Profane, Flamenco Arts Center, Chicago, IL
          Edgewater Artists in Motion Showcase, Edgewater Arts Festival, Chicago, IL
          Art In Embassies, U.S. Embassy, Vientiane, Laos
2010 Art Under Glass, Evanston, IL
           Artists for a Greener Evanston, Noyes Art Center, Evanston, IL
           La Loteria, Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL
           First Annual Juried Art Fair, Gethsemane Garden Center, Chicago, IL
2009 Early Childhood Education Center, University of Chicago, Lab Schools, Chicago, IL
Frame Warehouse, Evanston, IL
            Visual AIDS, Metro Pictures, New York, NY
            Frozen Emotive, Black Walnut Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008 Blue Moon Finalist Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
            The Red Cross Summer Exhibition, The Hague, Netherlands
            Dax et Nature Concours d’Art, Galerie d’art municipale, Dax, France
2007 Belle Arte Lamia- Arte International, Lamia, Greece
            Expatica Paris 2007, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France
            Hot Planet, Cool Globes, Field Museum and Sears Tower, Chicago, IL
            Cahoots and Collectives, Zhou Brothers Art Center, Chicago, IL
            Concours d’Art Contemporain 2007, Atelier Z, Paris, France
2006 Post 10, The Lab, San Francisco, CA
            Expatica Paris 2006, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France
            IVY International Expo, La Chapelle Saint Louis, Paris, France
2005 East Bay Open Studios Preview Exhibition, ProArts Gallery, Oakland CA
2004 ART not Wal-MART, ArtSF, San Francisco, CA
            The Death Show, ABCo Artspace, Oakland, CA
            Café Show, SomArts Bay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Creation Thesis Show, UCS- Naropa Gallery, Oakland, CA
2003 URB ART Collective, Black Box, Oakland, CA
            Celebration of Women Artists, UCS- Naropa Gallery, Oakland, CA
2001 The Gong Show, Canyon Studios, Laguna Beach, CA
BFA Senior Fine Art Exhibition, Ettinger Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2000 Millennium Exhibition, Wells Fargo, Laguna Beach, CA
1999 French Connection, Ettinger Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

Performance and Public Work
2013 Wishing Wells: Ritual Art Experience, Life Force Arts Center, Chicago, IL
            The Soil Cellar, Glenwood Sunday Market, Chicago, IL
            8 Performances, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

2012 Critical Encounters Mini-Grant
2011 Graduate Opportunity Award, Columbia College
2010 Founder’s Fellowship, Columbia College Chicago
2008 Teacher Tribute Award, Winnetka Alliance
Blue Moon Finalist, Museum of Contemporary Art
2000 Lalla Anne Critz Zanzi Scholarship, Ox-bow College
1999 President’s Scholarship, Laguna College of Art and Design


Joan Forest Mage, “Healing Through Ritual Actions: An Interview”, Pantheon (July 10, 2013)
Mike St. John, “Sacred and Profane: An InterArts Showcase”, Marginalia (Sept 30, 2011)
Lauren Viera, “Galleries on the Go,” Chicago Tribune, (Jan 13, 2011)
Art and Life, Art Under Glass Celebrates Arts and Humanities” Evanston Round Table, (Oct 12, 2010)
Kelly Doherty, “Art bring life to empty storefronts in Edgewater,” Medil Art Reports Chicago,  (July 8, 2010)
Chris Roberts, “WPSNAtelerista in the Studio,” Winnetka Talk, (2008)
Annie Jacobs, “Where Is Nature?” Whole Terrain, 2007-2008
Priscilla Lalisse, “Ivy Artists Set Up in the Louvre,” Bonjour Paris (Oct 15, 2006)
Rebecca Schoenkopf, “Nothing’s Shocking,” OC Weekly, 1999