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WARREN MACKENZIE BIOGRAPHY

THE EARLY YEARS
Born: February 16th, 1924;
Raised: 1930 Philadelphia, Pa., 1933 wilmette, Il.;
1941 enrolled in Art Institute of Chicago studying painting;
1943 Drafted into the service.

THE WAR YEARS
Served as a cartographer;
1946 Resumes work at Art Institute of Chicago.  However, the painting program was full  Warren enrolled in a ceramics program to avoid a wait;
1947 Marries Alixandra Kolensky.
  

THE YEARS ABROAD
1949 Warren and Alix visit St. Ives.  Bernard invites them in as apprentices;
1950 Warren and Alix spend two and a half years with Bernard at St. Ives.

STILLWATER
1953 Warren joins the faculty at the University of Minnesota.
1984 he was named a Regent's Professor.  Marries Nancy Spitzer, a designer of prints and dyed silk;
In 2007 Warren Mackenzie closed his studio