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.