Paul Micich’s work has earned him Gold and Silver awards from the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles. His work has been chosen to be in illustration annuals for Communication Arts magazine, The Society of Illustrators (New York) and Spectrum International Annual for Fantastic Art. He has received a Citation of Excellence from the National Addy Awards Competition, several Addys (including Best Illustration Addy) from the advertising Professionals of Des Moines and Silver and Bronze awards from the Advertising Professionals of Kansas City. The Art Directors Association of Iowa has awarded Micich’s work several Silver (Best of Category) awards. His work has also been included in Print Regional Design Annuals.
Micich’s illustrated edition of the book, "The Littlest Angel," has sold over 1.4 million copies. His illustrated book, "She Taught Me to Eat Artichokes," by Mary Kay Shanley, has been a regional best-seller. Micich illustrated "The Memory Box" and "Rhythm of the Seasons," also picture books with stories written by Mary Kay Shanley.
PARTIAL ILLUSTRATION CLIENT LIST
The Atlantic Monthly, Sony Records, RCA-BMG Records, Kemin Industries, The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Broderbund Software, Chilli’s Restaurants, Campbell’s Soup, Macy’s, The American Legion, Proprietary Financial Services, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Principal Financial Services, Meredith Corp., Thoughtful Books, Holt Reinhart Wilson, Children’s Press, Ideals Publishing, Avon Books, Albert Whitman Publishing, Perfection Learning, Drake University, The University of Iowa, Iowa Public Television, The Kansas City Symphony
Micich’s band, WORLD PORT, received a Regional Emmy for music for “The Four Seasons” for Iowa Public Television. The band plays Micich’s original world-view instrumental music. They have five CDs. Micich has been performing throughout Iowa and the nation for 40 years, including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. They have played for art festivals in Iowa (including the Octagon Arts Festival for 20 years), Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Minnesota, California and Washington State.