Lifetime Award for Excellence in the Arts, 1999

Lifetime Award for Excellence in the Arts, 1999 - Nik Semenoff

Nik Semenoff is honoured for his accomplishments as an artist, printmaker, goldsmith, educator and inventor. He revolutionized modern lithography and invented a number of new printmaking processes, in particular the waterless lithographic process. His discoveries and research have been presented at international academic conferences, published in academic journals and outlined on a popular web site. As an artist, his work has been commissioned and exhibited internationally, and has been included in major collections. He served as Artist-in-Residence and a member of the faculty at the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Saskatchewan.