Luci Dilkus attended York University where she completed her BA in visual and theatre arts. In 2000 she was accepted into the MFA programme at Vermont College of Art and was mentored by Tim Whiten, Suzy Lake, Ingrid Bachmann and Johanna Householder. She is a mixed-media artist who has explored notions of cultural identity through installation, performance art, performative photography and ﬁbre. Her practice is diverse, and includes pastel landscape painting and ceramic sculpture. She likes to play. She has exhibited in Ontario, USA and Lithuania. Among her art making tools are needle, thread, crochet hook, clay, pastels, acrylic markers and more.
Born in Toronto, she currently resides in Tiny, Ontario with her husband, photographer Anton Pickard. She is a long time member of the Milkweed Collective and is currently completing her training to become an Expressive Arts Therapist. She has always experienced art making as expression and as healing; personal and social.