Vic Roschkov, Sr.

Cartoonist, Person

1941 –

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Who is Vic Roschkov, Sr.?

Vic Roschkov Sr. is a Canadian editorial cartoonist and illustrator, now living in London, Ontario, Canada.

Born in Kiev in the Soviet Ukraine, he moved with his family to London, Ontario, at an early age and later began his career in journalism at the Windsor Star in the early 1970s. Roschkov subsequently moved to the Toronto Star where he won the prestigious National Newspaper Award for cartooning in 1980—the first time that he'd submitted an editorial cartoon for consideration.

Roschkov later worked for the Edmonton Sun.

Roschkov has had a selection of his cartoons published by Prentice-Hall and for many years was staff cartoonist at the Edmonton Sun. Numerous Roschkov editorial cartoons have been acquired by the National Archives of Canada and are now part of its permanent collection in Ottawa, Ontario.

Vic Roschkov Sr.'s son Vic, is also a notable artist living in London, Ontario.

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Born
1941
Kiev
Also known as
  • Vic Roschkov
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Lived in
  • London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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