Danek Mozdzenski
BORN: Edmonton, 1952

Danek is an Edmonton born, self-educated artist. Since starting his professional career at age 14, Danek has supported himself with commissioned sculpture and paintings for both indoor and outdoor settings. His work can be found in private and public collections throughout the world including federal, provincial and municipal buildings, parks, universities, schools and churches. Among his successes, Danek was honoured to be commissioned to create the Lester B. Pearson monument on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario (below).

Danek's extensive personal studies in physiology, history, North American ethnology and paleontology add depth and authenticity to his work and teaching. He's taught at the University of Alberta, University of Saskatoon, Red Deer College and numerous Edmonton area schools.

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2010
Antoni Kowalczyk Monument
College St. Jean, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
Life size, whole figure Bronze

2009
Joseph Tyrrell Monument
Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology
Drumheller, Alberta
1 ½ life size, Bronze bust

2008
Lois Hole Monument
Lois Hole Library
Edmonton, Alberta
Life size, whole figure Bronze seated on a bench with flowers and book

2007
Dr. Callahan Monument
Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
Edmonton, Alberta
115% life size, Bronze bust

2007
Don Wheaton Monument
Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
Edmonton, Alberta
115% life size, Bronze bust

2006
Dr. Charles Allard Monument
Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
Edmonton, Alberta
115% life size, Bronze bust

2006
Ernie Elko Monument
Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
Edmonton, Alberta
115% life size, Bronze bust

2005
Robert Marko Monument
Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
Edmonton, Alberta
115% life size, Bronze bust

2005
Ray Nelson Monument
Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
Edmonton, Alberta
115% life size, Bronze bust

2005
Stewart Davis Monument
Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
Edmonton, Alberta
115% life size, Bronze bust

2004
Bill Comrie Monument
Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
Edmonton, Alberta
115% life size, Bronze full figure

2003
Jennie Griesbach Monument
CFB Briesbach
Edmonton, Alberta
115% life size, whole figure Bronze

2001
Big Miller Monument
Big Miller Park, Yardbird Suite Park, Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta
Colossal head and hand with microphone, Bronze

2001
Brigadier Jim Jefferson Memorial Cairn
Jefferson Armoury
Edmonton, Alberta
Bronze relief, ½ lifesize

1999
Matt McCauley Memorial
McCauley Plaza
Edmonton, Alberta
1 ½ life size, Bronze bust

1999
Christ Crucified
Sacred Heart Parish
Hinton, Alberta
Bronze

1997
Edmonton Firefighters Memorial
Edmonton, Alberta
Life size, 2 whole figure Bronze

1997
Francis Bacon Monument
Red Deer, Alberta
Life-size Bronze portrait of Francis the pig!

1996
Francis G. Winspear Monument
Francis Winspear Centre for Music
Edmonton, Alberta
1 ½ life size, Bronze bust

1996
Francis W. Galbraith Monument
Red Deer, Alberta
Life size, whole figure Bronze

1993
Ukrainian Centennial Monument
Legislative Grounds
Edmonton, Alberta
1 1/8 life size, 30 ft. long Bronze of 5-person family group

1993
Frank Spraggins Memorial Bust
Syncrude Canada Ltd.
Fort McMurray, Alberta
1 1/8 life size, Bronze bust

1993
Monsignor Malone Relief Portrait
St. Joseph's Basilica
Edmonton, Alberta
Life size, Bronze

1992
Joseph Tyrrell Monument
Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
Drumheller, Alberta
1 ½ life size, Plaster bust

1992
Relief Portrait
Northlands Coliseum
Edmonton, Alberta
Life size, Bronze

1991
Constable Ezio Faraone Memorial Sculpture
Ezio Faraone Park
Edmonton, Alberta
1 1/8 life size, 2 whole figure Bronzes

1989
Joe Shoctor Portrait
Shoctor Theatre, The Citadel Theatre
Edmonton, Alberta
Bronze bust

1989
Nellie McClung Memorial Portrait
Victoria Promenade
Edmonton, Alberta
1 ½ life size, Bronze bust

1989
Abraham Crystall Memorial Portrait
Victoria Promenade
Edmonton, Alberta
1 ½ life size, Bronze bust

1989
Relief Portraits
Northlands Coliseum
Edmonton, Alberta
Two Bronze reliefs

1988
Portrait
St. Thomas Aquinas School
Edmonton, Alberta
6 ft. X 4 ft., Oil painting

1988
Pearson Monument
Parliament Hill
Ottawa, Ontario
1 ½ life size, whole figure Bronze portrait of Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson

1988
Relief Portraits
Northlands Coliseum
Edmonton, Alberta
Three Bronze reliefs

1987
Crucifixion of Christ
St. Joseph's Basilica, Edmonton
2/3 life size, Bronze

1986
Martin Luther Portrait
Camrose Lutheran College
Larger-than-life, whole figure Bronze

1985
Relief Portraits
St. Joseph's Basilica
Edmonton, Alberta
Two Bronze reliefs

1985
Madonna and Child
St. Theresa's Church
Edmonton, Alberta
Life size, whole figure Bronzes

1984
Frere Antoine Relief
Frere Antoine School
Edmonton, Alberta
17 ft. relief, Mahogany

1984
Holy Trinity Sculpture (See Pg. 2)
Holy Trinity High School
Edmonton, Alberta
20 ft., 20-ton Granite & Bronze sculpture representing the Holy Trinity

1982
Story of St. Richard
St. Richard School
Edmonton, Alberta
20 ft. relief, Cement

1982
Czeslaw Milosz Portrait
Rutherford Library, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
1 ½ life size, Bronze head

1981
Jasper-Banff Relay Trophy
Chasquis Running Club – C. P. Air
250 lb. Bronze sculpture

1973
Astronomer Nicolas Copernicus Portrait
Queen Elizabeth Planetarium
Edmonton, Alberta
Bronze bust

1967
Novelist Joseph Conrad Portrait
Centennial Library (presently the Stanley A. Milner Library)
Edmonton, Alberta
Bronze head

Numerous privately commissioned portraits and non-commissioned works have been created, and exist in private and public collections in Canada, the U.S., England, Poland, Denmark and Saudi Arabia.