Curriculum Vitae


Marion Kryczka is a former teacher at the The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As an Associate Adjunct Professor, he instructed in the areas of perceptual paintings and drawing, concentrating on the figure. He holds an M.F.A. from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and a B.F.A. from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His works have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions throughout Chicago, New York and in Poland.

Teaching Experience

1981 – 2016  Adjunct Associate Professor, Drawing & Painting, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1999 – 2015

Marion has also taught life drawing principles as an art instructor at Gallery 37, Chicago Public Schools (through the Advanced Educational Program), Triton Community College, Prologue Alternative High School in Chicago and at Mundelein College, Chicago.

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2019 One man show, Eat Paint Studio, Chicago, IL
  • 2013 One man show, The Cliff Dwellers Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • 2011 One man show, Recent Paintings, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
  • 2006 One man show, Connie Gillock Gallery, Chicago
  • 2004 Assembled Visions, Orlean Street Gallery, Pheasant Run, St. Charles, Illinois
  • 2004 One Person Show, Fine Arts Building Gallery, Chicago
  • 2003 Group Show, Veridian Artist Space, New York City
  • 2003 One Person Show, Robert Morris College, Chicago
  • 2003 One Person Show, Union League Club, Chicago
  • 2003 One Person Show, Fine Arts Building Gallery, Chicago
  • 2001 One Person Show, Fine Arts Building Gallery, Chicago
  • 2001 Transcultural Visions, Polish American Artists Group Show, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago and National Museum, Szcecin, Poland
  • 1999 Group Show, N.F.A. Space Gallery
  • 1999 Chicago Models View, Peter Jones Gallery, Chicago
  • 1998 Perceptions, Riverside Art Gallery, Riverside, Illinois
  • 1997 Local Heroes, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago
  • 1993/86/84 NAB Gallery Shows, Chicago
  • 1993 Drawing New Conclusions, Art Institute of Chicago
  • 1986 One Person Show, Space Gallery, Chicago
  • 1986 29 Chicago Artists, Central Washington University
  • 1986 Rosenthal Fine Art Gallery Shows, Chicago
  • 1985 Self Portraits, Then and Now, ARC Gallery, Chicago
  • 1984 Group Show, Acceleration Laboratory, Fermi Lab Gallery, Batavia, Illinois
  • 1984One Person Show, Joliet College, Joliet, Illinois



Inclusion in Collections

Kemper Insurance Company Corporate Collection, Chicago
Ukrainian Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Robert Morris College, Chicago

1972 M.F.A. University of Illinois, Champaign­ Urbana
1970 B.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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Marion Kryczka