Oleh Lesiuk

Freelance Artist & Sculptor

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Location:York, Ontario, Canada
Phone: 647-899-7963
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/olehlesiuk
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OLEH LESIUK
6 - 21 LOUISA ST., TORONTO, ON
CANADA, M8V 2K5
TEL: (416) 628-5257, CELL: (647) 899-7963
E-MAIL: oleartstudio@yahoo.com

EDUCATION

2000 - 1999 Self-Employment Assistance Program, Toronto, ON
1981 - 1976 Lviv State Academy of Applied Arts, Ukraine
M.A., Graduated with Honours

RELEVANT SKILLS
Works in studio (compositions and portraits) and monumental sculpture and murals.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1999 Cedar Ridge Gallery, Toronto, ON
1994 KUMF Gallery, Toronto, ON
1994 Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, ON

Earned numerous awards.
Created several park sculptures and monuments.

SYMPOSIUMS
2001, 2000, 1999 Symposium in Wood Sculpture. Mississauga , ON

SELECTED COMMISSIONS
2011- 2010 Interior design, sculptures and murals for the Legion Bar/Restaurant,
Toronto, ON
2011- 2010 Three bronze sculptures-awards for the Buduchnist Credit Union
Foundation, Toronto, ON
2010 Bronze sculpture-award for the Ukrainian Canadian Social Service,
Toronto, ON
Bronze sculpture-award for the World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s
Organizations,Toronto, ON
Interior design, sculptures and murals for the Holland Marsh Winery,
Newmarket, ON
2009 -2007 Gilding Restoration of the Iconostas for St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic
Cathedral, Toronto, ON
2009 -2007 Wood Sculptures for the Saviour of the World Chinese Catholic Church,
Mississauga, ON
2006 Our Lady of Fatima Sculpture restoration and mural painting,
St. Anna’s Roman Catholic Church, Ancaster,ON
Bronze Memorial Plaque in honour of the Welsh journalist Gareth Jones,
University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Great Britain
Coats of the Arms painting, St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral,
Toronto,ON
Murals “Tuscany Vineyards”, “Evening Sky”, “Sky in Dawn”,
Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, ON
2005 Mural “Manhattan”, Goldfish Export Inc., Thornhill, ON
The Canadian Parliament Library gilding, Parliament Hills, Ottawa, ON
Wood Corpus and Cross for the Saviour of the World Chinese Catholic
Church, Mississauga, ON
Bronze Memorial Plaque in honour of the Victoria Cross Recipient
Filip Konoval, Lens, France
2004 Bronze sculpture-award for the Bloor West Village Ukrainian Festival,
Toronto, ON
2004 - 2003 Restoration of the 19th Century “Sacred Heart” sculpture for the
St. Joseph Health Centre, Toronto, ON
2003 - 2002 Bronze and granite monument commemorating 100-years Anniversary
of the Ukrainian Settlement in Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
2002 Iconostas for the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Buffalo, USA
Interior design and sculptures for the “King's Garden” banquet hall,
15 Canmotor Ave., Toronto, ON
2001 Interior design, sculptures and murals for the “Golden Lion” bar/restaurant,
15 Canmotor Ave., Toronto, ON
Lake on the Woods Heritage Townscapes Mural, Kenora, ON
2000 Sculptures for a movie production “Mom’s Got a Date With a Vampire”,
Walt Disney Productions, USA
1999 Bronze and granite memorial for the cemetery, South Bound Brook,
New Jersey, USA
Bronze plaque for the memorial, South Bound Brook, New Jersey, USA
1998 Sculpture for a film set: “Spiritual Literacy” by Sleeping Giant Productions,
Toronto, ON
Bronze memorial sculpture for the Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto, ON
1997 Bronze memorial plaque for the City of York Public Library,
1745 Eglinton Ave. West, Toronto, ON
Icon painting for Sts. Volodymyr and Olha Ukrainian Catholic Church,
Perkinsfield, ON
1996 Bronze and granite memorial plaque for the Scarborough City Hall,
Scarborough, ON
1995 President Award for Ukrainian Canadian Business & Professional
1993 Bronze and granite memorial for St. Volodymyr Cemetery,Oakville,ON
Bronze sign for “Roksolana Bridal and Evening” fashion atelier,
2250A Bloor St. West, Toronto, ON
1994 Bronze sign for “Just the Two of Us” gift store, 2250B Bloor St. West,
Toronto, ON
Bronze and granite memorial plaque for the Ukrainian Canadian Art
Foundation Gallery, Toronto, ON
Bronze memorial plaque for the Club of Creative Youth, Lviv, Ukraine
1992 - 1989 Created 4 monuments and several park sculptures in Ukraine

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
President of Ukraine, Hon. Viktor Yushchenko
Senator of Canada, A. Raynell Andreychuk
Toronto Mayor David Miller, Toronto City Hall
Roy J. Romanow, Q.C., Commissioner and former Premier of
Saskatchewan
Chicago Mayor Richard J. Dayle, Chicago City Hall, Illinois, USA
Canadian Journalist and Author Viktor Malarek, Toronto, ON
Ivan Franko Home Sculpture Park, Mississauga, ON
Channel 47, Cable 4 Television, Toronto, ON
Ukrainian Canadian Art Foundation, Toronto, ON

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS in Canada, USA, Italy and Ukraine

AWARDS
2006 Monument Builders of North America Civic/Public Award for the
Monument in Rochester, NY, commemorating the 100th Anniversary of
the Ukrainian Settlement.

WORK EXPERIENCE
2002 - 1999 Director-Curator, KUMF Gallery, Toronto, ON
1998 Euroform Ceramics, Toronto, ON
1997 - 1995 S.F. Imports Inc., North York, ON

TEACHING AND LECTURING
2004 Lecture on the Ukrainian Sculptor Olexander Archipenko.
KUMF Gallery, Toronto, ON
2002 Lecture on the Ukrainian Avant Garde. Art Gallery of Hamilton.
Hamilton, ON.
1998 Sculpture Course. Parox Ceramic Shoppe. Concord, ON
1998 - 1997 Arts Discovery Program. The Elms Public School, Broadacres Public
School. MTSB. Toronto, ON
1997 Artist - in - School Program. St. Demetrius School, Josyf Cardinal Slipyj
School. MSSB. Toronto, ON
1997 -1996 Arts Discovery Program. St. Ambrose School, Mother Gabrini School.
MSSB. Toronto, ON
1994 - 1993 Private lecturing in sculpture and composition. Toronto, ON
1992 - 1982 Lviv College of Applied Arts, Sculpture Department.
Instructor in sculpture, composition, drawing and painting. Lviv, Ukraine

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