Vic Cicansky is an internationally renowned Saskatchewan artist living in Regina. He makes clay and bronze sculptures with humour and passion inspired by his love of gardening. Victor Cicansky (Czekanski) was born and raised in Regina. He is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan (B.Ed. 1964), the University of Regina (B.A. 1965) and the University of California at Davis (M.F.A. 1970). In 2007, Victor received an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the University of Regina. In July 2009, Vic’s contribution to the arts as a mentor, educator and sculptor was acknowledged as he was named a member of the Order of Canada. In September 2012, Victor was honoured with the Saskatchewan Lieutenant-Governor’s Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. He is the recipient of many Canada Council grants and awards including the Victoria and Albert Award for Ceramic Sculpture, the California Kingsley Annual Award for Sculpture, and the Saskatchewan Order of Merit. Vic has had many solo and group exhibitions across Canada, the United States, Japan and Europe. He is represented in many major public and private collections, including the Saskatchewan Arts Board and the National Gallery of Canada.
Our first three-dimensional release, this set of Olives is an expression of the skill of the artist and his love of the natural world around him.