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Darlene Kaczmarczyk, Professor Emeritus

Kendall College of Art & Design
Grand Rapids, MI



Master of Arts in Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, 1990


Recent Solo and Small Group Exhibitions

  •  “Almost Home” invitational exhibition, Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI 2016.

  • “Selling Mrs. America” solo exhibition Donna Chase Gallery, Clark Community, Grand Rapids, MI 2016.

  • Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, Dr. Rebecca Senf of Phoenix Art Museum, juror, Texas Women’s University, Denton TX, 2016.

  •  “Artists on Site” invitational for former artists-in-residence, Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton, CT, 2015.

  • “Big Picture Show” juried exhibition, The Month of Photography, Denver, CO, 2015.

  • “Greetings from the West to the East” Juried small group exhibition, Shanghai Meilidao International Art Institution, Shanghai, China 2014

  • "SiTE:Lab@TheMorton" Group exhibition supporting Morton House exhibition; video "Working the Morton", Grand Rapids, MI 2014.

  • “A Matter of Taste” Juried group show, Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame, Lansing, MI 2014.

  • “Kitsch-in” Juried small group exhibition, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2014.

  • “Transliterate” invitational small group, Craft House Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI 2013.

  •  “Food for Thought” two person exhibition, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI 2012.

  • “Food for Thought” solo exhibition, Rankin Gallery, Big Rapids, MI 2012.

  • “ArtPrize” a radical art experiment, Grand Rapids, MI, participant 2016, 2009-12.

  • “Domestic Disturbance” solo exhibition Columbia Plaza, Kalamazoo, MI 2010-11.

  • “Faux Real” Invitational small group exhibition, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI 2010.

  • “A Pinch and a Dash” Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY 2009

  • “Domestic Disturbances” solo exhibition, Lincoln Center, Ft. Collins, CO 2009.

  • “Domestic Bliss” Juried small group exhibition, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI, 2008.

  • “A Place at the Table” Juried small group exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI, 2008.


Selected Awards

  • Scholarship, Oxbow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI, July 2015

  • Artist’s Residency, Hambidge Center for the Arts, Rabun Gap, GA, 2011

  • Artist’s Residency, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA, 2011

  • Golden Apple Artist’s Residency, Harrington, ME 2010

  • “A Pinch and a Dash” Juried small group exhibition, Juror: Dr. Connie Koppelman, Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY 2009, Honorable Mention.

  •  “Never Routine” Grace Gallery, New York, NY, 2008, Honorable Mention.

  • “Fellowship 2006” Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA

      Juror: Rod Slemmons, Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography,

            Juried Fellowship Competition and Exhibition, Honorable Mention.

  • “Dirk Koning Memorial Garden” Grand Rapids, MI. Public art project with artists Brent Skidmore, Jeff Meeuwsen, and Steve Samson; awarded 2006.

  •  “Artist’s Residency” December, 2004, Weir Farm, Wilton, CT.

  • “Greater Michigan Art Exhibition” 2003 Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI; Juror:   Donnamaria Bruton, Associate Professor, Rhode Island School of Design, Award of Merit.

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