Madeleine Marie LeMieux is an artist and arts administrator. She received her BFA with an emphasis in Art History, Theory and Criticism from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2007 and her MA in Visual Arts Administration from New York University in 2011, receiving the Samuel Eshborn Service Award in recognition of her superlative and extraordinary service, and for exhibiting the value of strong leadership in school activities. She has been exhibiting her artwork and using art as a tool for community organizing nationally since 2004.
Highlights of her career include: serving on NYC’s Department of Cultural Affairs’ Non-Performing Arts Selection Panel of experts in 2012 and 2013, developing Groundswell’s Youth Media Council, a program which teaches teens communication tools and empowers them to create youth driven marketing content, and helping to establish Brooklyn’s first art-jewelry maker space, Brooklyn Metal Works. In 2014, LeMieux founded Resident Arts a professional development organization for artists in Mid-Missouri. In 2016, LeMieux was honored as one of the Columbia Business Times’ 20 Under 40 successful business people. She is currently attending the University of Missouri to receive her MFA in Painting.