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Marian Christopher Zacharow


b. 1954

Painting, Graphics

Marian Christopher Zacharow was born in Zamosc, Poland in 1954. Studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow where he graduated in 1979. Zacharow left Poland for the United States in 1981, to take up permanent residence in New York. The artist specializes in book and press illustration.
His work has been featured in countless magazines and newspapers, including: Time, The New York Times, Business Week, U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, The Atlantic Monthly and Psychology Today. He has created book cover art for the Franklin Library, Viking Penguin, William Morrow, Harper Collins, Simon & Schuster, Random House, among others.
He has been a lecturer in painting at The Cooper Union Continuing Education since 1997 and an instructor in illustration at the Parsons School of Design since 2000. Starting in 2007, Zacharow is also the Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute.
His artistic profile was discussed in several art publications, including Idea (Japan) and Grafica (Brazil).
The artist’s solo exhibitions were held in Krakow (1976, 1977, 1978, 2000), Chicago (2000) and New York (10 shows since 1983). Zacharow participated in numerous group exhibitions in the U.S., Canada and Europe.
Zacharow received many awards of excellence for his work, including Silver Medal from The Society of Illustrators of New York.