Gilbert Gorski has sustained a duel career as an artist and architect. He earned his Bachelor and Master degrees from the Illinois Institute of Technology. In addition, Gorski studied painting at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As a licensed architect, he has designed numerous projects such as the World Headquarters for the McDonald’s Corporation in Oak Brook, Illinois, and the Oceanarium, a major addition to the John Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. Gorski has taught design studios and visualization techniques at the Illinois Institute of Technology, the University of Notre Dame, where he held the James A. and Louise F. Nolen Chair in Architecture, and The School of the Art Institute in Chicago. He was appointed the Burnham Fellow by the Chicago Architectural Club and received an associate fellowship to the American Academy in Rome. The American Society of Architectural Illustrators twice awarded Gorski the nations highest singular honor in architectural illustration, the Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize. Gorski is also the author of Hybrid Drawing Techniques, Routledge Press 2015, and the co-author of The Roman Forum, Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Click here to read about Gilbert Gorski’s first solo exhibition at Principle Gallery, The Space of Trees.