victoR gad /Wiktor Zajkowski/ - painter, graphic designer, illustrator, ironist, divides his time between
Rough:Lines, Fine:Lines, and iLLustrations.
Born in Poland. Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw with MA in graphic design. In Canada since 1984. His work has appeared in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Canadian Business and other magazines, newspapers and books in Canada, USA, and Europe. His fine art drawings have found place in many private collections both in Europe and North America.
1996 Society of Newspaper Design, Silver Award for The Globe and Mail illustration, United States
1988 “White Ravens of Children Books” – International Youth Library, for the illustrated book Mischief City Munich, Germany
2018 Pop-up group show by a solo artist in search of an expression suitable for the title, Bielsko-Biala, Wroclaw, Warsaw, Poland
2017 ACID-FREE ON ARCHIVAL PAPER , Toronto, Canada
2009 WHEN CYNIC MEETS SKEPTIC - with A. Pawlowski - sculptor Toronto, Canada
1993 WALK-IN PORTFOLIO , New York, United States
1992 VICTOR GAD FROM FAX Museum of Caricature, Warsaw, Poland
2017 LIVE LONGER, PISS OF YOUR HEIRS, Toronto, Canada
2012 DRAWING 2012: 13 Annual Juried Exhibition Toronto, Canada
2009 ART POLONICA Toronto, Canada
1992 BOLOGNA CHILDREN’S BOOK FAIR – Illustrators Exhibition , Bologna, Italy
1988 12 INTERNATIONAL POSTER BIENNALE , Warsaw, Poland
1988 ONCE UPON A TIME – exhibition of children’s book illustration , Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada