Artist Profile

Tony Pankiw

Tony Pankiw is a professional artist based in Perth, Western Australia. Pankiw’s formal qualifications include a Fine Arts degree from the Western Australian Institute of Technology (now Curtin University), and a postgraduate degree from Victorian College of the Arts. 

Art produced in the years after college were primarily large-scale screenprints that reflected many topics relevant to the day. A first prize in the 1982 Fremantle Print Award is one of several awards that acknowledge Pankiw’s printmaking expertise and prowess. 

Pankiw has fulfilled major public art commissions for State and Local Governments, Land Developers and various private commissioners. Specialising in site-specific sculptures, mainly in aluminium, Pankiw’s artworks can be found in locations such as schools, major highways, hospitals, housing estates and community places and spaces.


Beneath the Sea


MATERIALS: aluminium, LED light

SIZE: 240 X 210 X 100 CM

Price: $15,000.00

Drawing on many years of experience designing and constructing site-specific sculpture for public spaces and places, Pankiw is further developing his series of portals, or interactive artworks. Beneath the sea is a continuation of a series of sculptures referencing the organic nature of the ocean – sea creatures, seaweeds, corals and ocean currents. This work allows visitors to focus their thoughts of the sea while creating an enticing photo opportunitynfor the sunset against the Indian Ocean.

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