Biography: Bogdan Koral - Konikowski is an artist – educator from Edmonton, Alberta. He received his formal fine arts education in Poland. Since then, Bogdan has painted many exquisite paintings. Among his commissioned works are the life-size portraits of the late Honourable Lois E. Hole, former Lieutenant Governor of Alberta and of Dr. Grant MacEwan. Bogdan is very versatile in terms of the subjects he undertakes. Using chiaroscuro and glazing techniques, Bogdan has come to specialize in painting murals and reproducing the works of the Great Masters such as Rembrandt, Vermeer or Velazquez.