Artist Statement

“Street/scape” is a 3D/relief interactive mural incorporating salvaged and fabricated objects from the urban environment.


Artist Bio

Mia Capodilupo is a sculptor and installation artist originally from Boston, MA. She received a
BA from University of Chicago, studied sculpture at Massachusetts College of Art and received an MFA in Sculpture from the San Francisco Art Institute. She has participated in solo and group shows and residencies in museums, galleries and alternative spaces around the country. She received grants from the City of Chicago in 2006, 2009, and 2011, was a recipient of an individual arts grant from the City of Urbana, IL in
2010, and received a grant from the Illinois Arts Council in 2011.

Mia has worked in a wide variety of materials including large-scale metal sculpture, bronze,
glass, plaster, food, video and fabrics. Mia builds sculptures and installations out of
hundreds of found, cast and fabricated parts using fabric, rubber, metal, plaster, foam and
plastics. In 2014, she completed a large public sculpture project for the City of Chicago, which was featured in every major news outlet (TV, online and print) in Chicago. She has been commissioned to do another semi-permanent installation for the Indianapolis Art Center in the Summer of 2015.

Paul Kirk is a furniture builder and sculptor. For the past 6 years, he has worked as the Head Art installer for the Conservation Center, installing numerous valuable works of art including Picasso paintings, Viking shields and delicate ceramic works in museums, public buildings and private collections.