MEK Design Studio, Inc.
Margaret Gosia Koscielak Krolikowska and Chip Wade
Margaret Gosia Koscielak Krolikowska, Adela M., and David Adjaye at The Art Institute of Chicago.
Margaret Gosia Koscielak Krolikowska, MFA was born in Wrocław, Poland; she graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw, Poland (MFA'86, MFA'87, Adjunct Professor' 92) and from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago (MFA'94) where she was a Fulbright Scholar. She has been the Artistic Director of a Rekwizytornia Gallery at the Contemporary Theatre in Wroclaw and a Graphic Designer there (1987-89). Among the numerous international exhibitions she has curated are: Hommage a Henryk Stazewski in 1989, Transcultural Visions: Polish - American Contemporary Art at the Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago (2001), the National Museum in Szczecin (2002) and many others.
Koscielak has lectured at the Art Institute of Chicago, St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY. She has been visiting lecturer at the Northwestern University, Evanston, IL and University of Illinois at Chicago.
Margaret Gosia Koscielak Krolikowska is a visual artist, curator, and a designer who has had numerous solo exhibitions at galleries and museums in Poland, Italy, Germany and the US. She has had group exhibitions in Greece, Holland, Germany, Poland and the US. Her works are in private and public collections worldwide, including Calgary University, Chelm Museum, Center for Polish Sculpture in Orońsko and the Museum of Modern Art in Hunfeld, Germany. She was a lighting and exhibition designer for The Field Museum in Chicago. She created lighting design for such exhibitions, among others, as:
Origins, January 9, 1999 - May 31, 2000
Sounds from the Vaults, September 4, 1999 - March 5, 2000
part of Millennial Exhibitions at Chicago's Field Museum.
Winner of 2000 AAM Muse Award for Interactive Media.
Last 10 years she is focusing on artistic retail design. Margaret Gosia Koscielak Krolikowska and her team of MEK Design Studio, Inc., created many artistic retail design concepts for such a companies like Piggly Wiggly, Butera Fruit Market, Angelo Caputo's Fresh Markets, Fresh Farms and Brookhaven Marketplace and more.
In addition to this Margaret Gosia Koscielak Krolikowska continues to create her light art and multimedia projects what you can view at Gosia Koscielak Studio and Gallery