Curriculum Vitae


Marion Kryczka is a teacher at the The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As an Associate Adjunct Professor, he instructs 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 – Present
Adjunct Associate Professor, Drawing & Painting, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1999 – Present
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

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
1999/98/97 Group Show, N.F.A. Space Gallery
Chicago Models View, Peter Jones Gallery, Chicago
Perceptions, Riverside Art Gallery, Riverside, Illinois
Local Heroes, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago
1993/86/84 NAB Gallery Shows, Chicago
Drawing New Conclusions, Art Institute of Chicago
One Person Show, Space Gallery, Chicago
29 Chicago Artists, Central Washington University
Group Show, Acceleration Laboratory, Fermi Lab Gallery, Batavia, Illinois
One Person Show, Joliet College, Joliet, Illinois
1986/85 Rosenthal Fine Art Gallery Shows, Chicago
Self Portraits, Then and Now, ARC Gallery, Chicago


NewCity Art, review of Marion Kryczka at the Cultural Center, by Chris Miller, April 2011
Review: Marion Kryczka -Small Works, Katherine R. Lieber,, April 2006
Marion Kryczka and the Art of the Living Thing, Matthew Ballou, June 2005
Kryczka finds ways to re-energize his work, by Jenn Q. Goddu, ChicagoTribune, November 05, 2004
Guy Things, by Mark Schwartz, Chicago Reader, December 1997


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

Contact Marion for more information or to request a studio visit.