Pavel Skalnik was born in Prague, Czech Republic; studied in Prague and Paris, France. Was professor of visual arts of Universite de Moncton in New Brunswick and Ontario College of Art in Toronto. His work was presented in more than hundred one man shows and more than forty group exhibitions in Canada, USA, Europe, Africa, South America and Asia. His work is in collections of Canada Council Art Bank, National Library of Canada, N.B. Government, Universite de Moncton, University of New Brunswick, University of Oregon, Mount Saint Vincent University, College de Bathurst, Academy of Fine arts in Prague, Open Studio, New Brunswick Hall of Fame and private collections.
Art creations of him are presented in the guest corridor alongside the entire 1st floor.