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. 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.