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EDUCATION:
 

2018–20 

2013–20 

 

SOLO SHOWS:

2024 

2023 

2022

2021 

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS:

2023 

2023 

2023 

2023 

2023 

2023 

2022 

2022 

2022 

2022 

2022 

2021 

2021 

2021 

2021 

2020-21

2020 

2020 

2020 

2020 

2020 

2020 

2020 

2020 

2019–20

2019 

2019 

2018 

2017 

2016 

 

CURATED SHOWS:

2020 

RESIDENCIES:

2020–23 

2021 

2020 

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2021

 

2020 

2020 

2020

2020 

2019 

 

VISITING ARTIST / LECTURES:

2023 

2022 

2022 

2022 

2022 

2022 

2021 

2020 

2020

WORKSHOPS LEAD

2022 

2022 

2022 

 

TEACHING:
 

Current

 

2021

2020-21

 

 

MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art 

BA, Graphic Design, Elmhurst University

 

Give it a Rest, Very Serious Gallery, Chicago IL

Don’t Pull My Strings, Chicago Art Department, Chicago IL

I’m Not An Artist, I’m A Beggar, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake IL

An Udder Disaster x PLAYGROUND DETROIT, ArtMile, Virtual 

 

Faculty Exhibition, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL

10x10, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago IL

Don't 'Drag' Me Down: Today's Battle for Liberation, Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL

Around the Bloc, A Very Serious Gallery, Chicago, IL

Come Kiss, A Very Serious Gallery, Chicago, IL

CAD Alumni Show, Chicago Art Department, Chicago IL

Norman Teagues Design Studio, Highland Park Art Center, Highland Park, IL

Small Works, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL

10x10, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago IL

SACRED, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago IL

Crystal Ball Fundraiser Mural Installation, Chicago Art Department, Chicago IL

5th Midwest Open (Juried by Alison Wong), Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL

Continuous Span, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

POST, Wasserman Projects, Detroit, MI

New Visions, Vantage Art Projects, Virtual Exhibition

College of DuPage Faculty Exhibition, Cleve Carney Museum of Art, Glen Ellyn, IL

New Perspectives in Drawing and Painting, St. Louis Artist Guild, Clayton, MO 

Long Time No See, Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL

LOSS, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL 

I AM WOMAN Exhibition, DragonFLY Gallery, Chicago, IL

Annual Scholarships Awards and Exhibition, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI

Grand Opening, DragonFLY Gallery’s, Chicago, IL

Online Thesis Exhibition, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI 

Curiosity National Fine Arts Exhibition, J + K Isacson Arts, Woodstock, IL

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services’ Exhibition, Mercedes-Benz, Detroit, MI 

15th Annual Alumni Art Exhibition, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL  

Works in Progress, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Thesis Show, Elmhurst University, Elmhurst, IL

ReThink, Marriott W Hotels, Chicago, IL 

Connection, Fulton Street Collective, Chicago, IL

 

Long Time No See, Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL

 

Chicago Art Department Residency, Chicago, IL

Bridge Program, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

Talking Dolls Residency, Detroit, MI

 

New American Paintings, No. 147, MFA Annual Issue, “Your Ass Sucks Buttermilk Series” https://www.newamericanpaintings.com/artists/violet-luczak

ArtAscent V46 Animals December 2020, https://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1897111

She Curates, October 30, Violet Luczak Interview, https://www.she-curates.com/interviews/artists/violet-luczak/

The Other Art Fair, September 4, “The Other Art Cities Detroit Spotlight: Violet Luczak”

http://canvas.saatchiart.com/art/one-to-watch/the-other-art-cities-detroit-spotlight-violet-luczak

Kate Mothes from Young Space, March 4, “Violet Luczak Interview,” https://archive.yngspc.com/artists/2020/04/violet-luczak/

Alif Ibrahim from It’s Nice That, December 3, “Your Ass Sucks Buttermilk! Violet Luczak mixes graphic design and painting to take on the dairy industry!” https://bit.ly/34EOkbq 

 

Visiting Artist, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL

Visiting Artist, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL

Visiting Artist, Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL

Visiting Artist, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

A Maker’s Medium: Is Design Art?, Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA

Professional Development, College for Creative Studies. Detroit, MI

5th Midwest Open Artist Talk, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL

BFA Guest Lecturer, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT  

Pop Art: Contemporary Art and the Chicago Imagists, Community Access Naperville, Naperville, IL

 

The Power of Vectors: A Button Making Experience, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL

The Versatility of Vectors, Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL

The Intersection of Tradition Arts and Graphic Design, Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA

 


 

McHenry County College, McHenry, IL (Assistant Professor-Tenure Track)

As the only full-time Professor of Graphic Design at McHenry County College, I create the Graphic Arts curriculum, objectives, and goals. The Art and Graphic Arts Department offers various graphic design pathways for students to pursue, including a Graphic Arts Associate in Applied Science Degree and two design certificates, Fundamentals of Design and Graphic Design. Courses taught include Graphic Design 1, Graphic Design 2, Typography and Color Theory. 

 

DePaul University, Chicago, IL (Instructor)

Courses taught include Intro to Digital Illustration, Lettering Workshop, and InDesign.

 

College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL (Instructor)

Courses taught include Intro to Digital Illustration 1 and  Intro to Digital Illustration 2.

 

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