Mie Kongo grew up in the outskirt of Tokyo, Japan and now lives and works in Evanston IL, where she makes multidisciplinary work: ceramic sculptures & installations, 2D work and porcelain designed objects.
Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including recent exhibitions, “Beyond Function” at Arts and Literature Laboratory (Madison, WI), “Reformat: Digital Fabrication in Clay” at Lillstreet Art Gallery (Chicago, IL), “Circle in a Square” at Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, IL) and “Ceramics symposium – Intonation 2013” in Deidesheim Germany. She has been showing her porcelain products at Paul Kotula Projects (Ferndale MI) and Room 406 (Chicago IL). Mie has participated in Residencies such: Shigaraki Ceramics Center (Shiga, Japan), European Ceramic Work Center, (‘sHertogenbosch, Netherland), “Intonation 2013” (Deidesheim, Germany).
Mie received BFA from School of the Art Institute of Chicago and MFA in Ceramics from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She is Adjunct Assistant Professor in Ceramics department at School of the Art Institute of Chicago.