Lucy Slivinski, is a critically acclaimed sculptor and installation artist based in Chicago. Slivinski holds an MFA, from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BFA, from Northern Illinois University. She has utilized recycled materials in her practice for over 30 years. In 2018, and again in 2019, Slivinski was invited to be artist in residence at EXPO CHICAGO, where she created a large-scale light installation. In 2017, she was the first American to create an installation for the Museo de Bellas Artes, in Havana, Cuba as part of “Arte y Moda.” She has exhibited her work in Miami at Art Basel, Fusion MIA and SCOPE fairs and all over the world having had numerous one person exhibitions in New York City, Chicago, Bordeaux, France and Reading, PA to name a few. She has several commissioned public art installations throughout Chicago and abroad, including in 2018, “Phoenix Rising”, in Uptown,
and the Logan Skate Park, “Hedgerow”, in Grant Park, “Natural Rhythm”, in Saint Cloud, MN and “Ancestoral Throne,” in Bordeaux, France. Slivinski has also incorporated recycled materials in several collections of sculptural lighting that she has designed and fabricated. In the fall of 2012, CS Interiors Magazine named Slivinski “Best Lighting Designer”, in Chicago. She has work in many private and public collections such as, Capital Investments Collection, Chicago, Illinois, The Longhouse Collection in New York, the City of Chicago, City of Bolingbrook, Illinois and the City of St. Cloud, Minnesota Her work has been written about in Art in America, New York Times, and Sculpture Magazine, Chicago Interiors, and Luxe Magazine.