Victor Cicansky was born and raised in Regina. He is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan (B.Ed. 1964), the University of California at Davis (M.F.A. 1970). He also studied at Haystack Mountain School of Art at Deer Isle, Maine. In 2007, Cicansky received an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the University of Regina. He is the recipient of many Canada Council grants and awards including the Victoria and Albert Award for Sculpture and the Saskatchewan Order of Merit. In July 2009 Cicansky was named a member of the Order of Canada for his contribution to the arts as a mentor, educator and sculptor.
In 2019, the Mackenzie Art Gallery organized a 50 year survey of Victor’s ceramics and bronze sculptures. “The Gardener’s Universe” is accompanied by a extensive exhibition catalogue and toured to the Confederation Centre in PEI.
Victor Cicansky’s bronze and ceramic sculptures have been exhibited extensively across Canada, the United States, Japan, and Europe and his work is found in numerous museum and corporate collections including: Mendel Art Gallery (Saskatoon), Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Museum of Fine Arts (Tokyo), National Gallery of Canada, RBC Financial Group, Shaw Communications Inc.
Victor Cicansky lives and works in Regina, Saskatchewan.
January 29 - April 10 - 2021
For the past two years we have curated exhibitions deep in the winter months that feature colour. This year, colour has been deeply needed. In response to the white falling snow outside, we have curated[...]More
December 3 - December 26 - 2020
Our curated December exhibition features artworks that are inspired by the home, domestic life and simple, everyday objects made extraordinary. The exhibit celebrates the everyday, delighting the senses and highlighting the beauty of intimate moments[...]More
Victor Cicansky: The Gardener's Universe
June 3, 2019
Canadian Art MagazineMore
Two galleries open and a book launches for well known Regina-based creator
June 9, 2019
Art and gardens have been Victor Cicansky's life since boyhood in Garlic Flats
June 28, 2019
Border Crossings, Issue 151
University of Calgary Press
9 1/2 x 7 inches
June 21, 2019
8 x 5 inches
Sara Angel, Founder and Executive Director of the Art Canada Institute recently spent a morning at the Michael Gibson Gallery. Join Angel as she receives a tour of the exhibit "Chroma" and discusses with Michael Gibson and Jennie Kraehling the many artists exploring glorious colour through their artworks.