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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  David Lee Csicsko  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children;


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Csicsko lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

David Lee Csicsko is an internationally known artist. He is well-known for designing leaded glass windows in Chicago churches and his wide range of sacred and secular graphic work, including 90 works of leaded glass, prints, drawings, mosaics, and textiles. The creator of 12 mural paintings for the Belmont 2000, the CTA's Red Line, the graphics for the Museum of Science and Industry's exhibition, History of the Video Games, he has also illustrated two books - ''The Skin You Live In'' by Chicago author, Michael Tyler and ''Between the Lions: A Family Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago'' by Steve F. Danzis and Jean Sousa.

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Titles At Your Library

The Skin You Live In
ISBN: 0975958003

Chicago Children's Museum. 2005

With the ease and simplicity of a nursery rhyme, this lively story delivers an important message of social acceptance to young readers. Themes associated with child development and social harmony, such as friendship, acceptance, self-esteem, and diversity are promoted in simple and straightforward prose. Vivid illustrations of children's activities for all cultures, such as swimming in the ocean, hugging, catching butterflies, and eating birthday cake are also provided. This delightful picturebook offers a wonderful venue through which parents and teachers can discuss important social concepts with their children.

Behind the Lions: A Family Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago
ISBN: 0865591563

Art Inst of Chicago Museum Shop. 1998

Presents entries on works from all areas of the museum's collections

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