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Marian Zacharow
Brooklyn , NY

About the Artist

Marian Christopher Zacharow was born in Zamosc , Poland in 1954. He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Art in Krakow where hi graduated in 1979. In 1981, Christopher left Poland fir the United States and took up permanent residence in New York, NY. Christopher has established himself as a painter and notable illustrator.Among his various achievements, his illustrations have been featured in many well known magazines, including Time, The New York Times, Business Week, U.S. News and World Report, Newsweek, The Atlantic Monthly, and Psychology Today. He has also created book cover art fo…

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About the Artist

Marian Christopher Zacharow was born in Zamosc , Poland in 1954. He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Art in Krakow where hi graduated in 1979. In 1981, Christopher left Poland fir the United States and took up permanent residence in New York, NY. Christopher has established himself as a painter and notable illustrator.Among his various achievements, his illustrations have been featured in many well known magazines, including Time, The New York Times, Business Week, U.S. News and World Report, Newsweek, The Atlantic Monthly, and Psychology Today. He has also created book cover art for publishers like Franklin Library,Viking Penguin, William Morrow,Harper Collins, Simon & Schuster, Inc. Random House, among others. From 1997 to 2016, Christopher has been teaching painting at New York's well-known Cooper Union, one of the nation's oldest institutions of higher learning dedicated exclusively to preparing students for the professions of art and Illustration at the Parsons School of Design from 2000 to 2003. Since 2007, he is a Assistant Professor, Adjunct at Pratt Institute, a leader in higher education dedicated to preparing students for successful careers in art , design, architecture among others, that enjoys international renown. He has received many awards for his work including the Silver Medal from The Society of Illustrators in New York in 1986. His work is in collection of The Smithsonian Institution, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC. Marian Christopher Zacharow has had 10 solo exhibitions in New York since 1983 and has participated in numerous group exhibitions in the U.S., Canada and Europe.

Artist’s Work

Heart 10
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HEART

By Marian Zacharow

Great leader
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GREAT LEADER

By Marian Zacharow

Earth ballance
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EARTH BALLANCE

By Marian Zacharow

Excalibur
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EXCALIBUR

By Marian Zacharow

Argus
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ARGUS

By Marian Zacharow

Bloch hole
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BLACK HOLE

By Marian Zacharow

Dna
Vanity 2
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VANITY

By Marian Zacharow

The scale of justice
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THE SCALE OF JUSTICE

By Marian Zacharow

Creation 3
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CREATION

By Marian Zacharow

Maze
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MAZE

By Marian Zacharow

Eureka
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EUREKA

By Marian Zacharow

On the money
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ON THE MONEY

By Marian Zacharow

Selected Exhibitions

  • PSC GALLERY,
    BROOKLYN, NY , USA, 2017
  • GALERIA SZTUKI
    ZAKOPANE, POLAND, 2010
  • MUZEUM KARYKATURY
    WARSZAWA, POLAND, 2010
  • GALLERIE DER ORT,
    BERLIN, GERMANY, 2010
  • PIANO NOBILE
    KRAKOW, POLAND, 2009

Press and Accolades

  • SILVER MEDAL , SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS IN NYC
    MARCH, 1986
  • NUMEROUSE AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE FROM ANNUAL EXHIBITION IN THE SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS OF NEW YOUK
  • WORK IN SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION , NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY , WASHINGTON , DC

Education

  • ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, KRAKOW, POLAND, MFA
    CRACOW , POLAND,1979