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Artist Profile
William H. Lobchuk, R.C.A.

Born
12/20/1942 Neepawa, Manitoba

Education
1966 Diploma of Art, University of Manitoba

History
1968-69 Opened the Grand Western Canadian Screen Shop, Winnipeg, MB
1972-75 Elected President, Canadian Artist’s Representation, MB
1973-74 Professor, School of Art, Printmaking, University of Manitoba
1973 Served as a member of the Canada Council Art Bank juries
1976 Served as a member of the Canada Council Art Bank juries
1979 Served as a member of the Canada Council Art Bank juries
1980 Served as a member of the Canada Council Art Bank juries
1984 Served as a member of the Canada Council Art Bank juries
1987 Served as a member of the Canada Council Art Bank juries
1989 Served as a member of the Canada Council Art Bank juries
1974-76 Served as a member of the Manitoba Arts Council
1975 Established the first program of grants to individual artists
1975 Visiting Guest Artist, Canada Council Art Bank Commission, GRAFF Print studio,
Montreal, Quebec
1976-78 Elected National Representative, Canadian Artist’s Representation, CARFAC
1977-80 Appointed President, Canadian National Committee of the International Association
of Art, UNESCO
1978-80 Appointed National Director, Canadian Artist’s Representation, CARFAC
1979-80 Advisory Committee, Gallery Oseredok, Ukrainian Cultural Center, Winnipeg, MB
1980 Appointed Fundraiser, Jack Chambers Memorial Foundation
1981 Visiting Guest Artist, Canada Council Art Bank Commission, St. Michael’s Print Studio, Newfoundland
1982 Elected Chairman of the Board, Arts Manitoba magazine (Border Crossings),
Winnipeg, MB
1983-88 Elected Board Member, Gallery Oseredok, Ukrainian Cultural Center, Winnipeg, MB
1985-2005 Arranged a donation of prints from the Grand Western Canadian Screen Shop to the School of Art Collection, University of Manitoba, Gallery 111
1985-87 Chaired the Collection Committee, Gallery Oseredok, Ukrainian Cultural Center, Winnipeg, MB
1985-88 Served as Board Member, Manitoba Puppet Theatre
1986 Arranged a donation of 40 works of art to the St. Boniface General Hospital art collection, Cancer Ward
1987-91 Served as Board Member, West End Cultural Center, Winnipeg, MB
1987-95 Opened and operated “Gallery 454”, Winnipeg, MB
1989 Arranged the purchase of the Grand Western Canadian Screen Shop print collection by the Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
1991 Arranged the purchase of the “Sightings” collection by the Winnipeg Art Gallery
1993 Elected Chairman, Manitoba Ukrainian Arts Council
1995 Established the “Art Collectors Club”, Winnipeg, MB
1996 Elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Art (R.C.A.)
1999-2005 Served on the board at CARFAC, MB. One term as national rep, one term as President of CARFAC, MB
2002-2007 Appointed Executive Director of Jack Chambers Memorial Foundation
 
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