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Rosemarie Chrapkowski


Chrapkowski, Rosemarie was born on December 8, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Andrew H. and Charlotte D. (Potrackie) Chrapkowski.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Chicago and School Art Institute, 1959. Postgraduate, University Chicago and School Art Institute, 1962—1963. Postgraduate, University Chicago and School Art Institute, 1978.

Student, Institute Psychiatry, Chicago,, C.G. Jung Institute. Graduate in alcoholism counselor training, Grant Hospital, Chicago, 1981.


Artist various studios and agencies, 1963. Director art and production J.L. Dow Advertising and Public Relations Company, Chicago, 1963—1965. Staff artist Society Visual Education, 1965—1966.

Supervisor picture acquisitions Encyclopedia British, Inc., 1969—1971. Alcoholism counselor University Illinois Alcohol Program, 1978. Senior chemical dependence counselor Northwestern Memorial Hospital Institute Psychiatry, 1979—1986, expressive arts therapist, from 1986.

Private practice, from 1981. Associates therapist Jungian Psychology and Creative Therapies, from 1987, consultant, workshop presenter. Instructor, lecturer Interventions, Inc., Center State Institute Addictions, from 1986.


Member of National Organization of Women, C.G. Jung Institute, Illinois Art Therapy Association, American Art Therapy Association, Inc., Illinois Women's Substance Abuse Coalition, Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association, Illinois Addictions Counselors Association, National Association Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, African Wildlife Foundation, Alumni Association School Art Institute Chicago (life), World Wildlife Fund, Lincoln Park Zoological Society, Humane Society United States, Sierra Club, National Anti-Vivisection Society (life).