3D Animation Faculty

Aleksander Lomaszkiewicz

Aleksander graduated from The Center for Digital Imaging and Sound in Burnaby, B.C in 2003. Immediately upon graduating from the Digital Animation Master Program, he was hired at Electronic Arts Canada. While working at EA, he excelled and gained knowledge working with some of the top industry professionals from all over the world. As Co-Lead and Senior Artist at EA, Aleksander worked on the NHL, FIFA, NBA, MVP Baseball and the Fight Night sports series. Aleksander was involved in…

Richard Wright

Richard attended the International Academy of Art and Design/Toronto Film School in 2006 where he completed his 3D Animation training, graduating with honors. Since then, Richard has been working professionally as an animator in advertising, television commercials and movies. Richard has won multiple awards for his 3D animation work in advertising, as well as, the 3D Total Excellence Award for his artistic work. Rich is easy going, easy to talk to, and eager to pass on his knowledge to…

Erik Johnson

Erik specializes in conceptual and hard surface design, environment art, VR, and portraits amongst other things. He studied Visual Arts at the University of Regina, and graduated from VanArts (Vancouver B.C) Game Design Program in 2017. After graduation, Erik worked at Saskatchewan game development company, Melcher Studios, creating VR projects. Erik is proficient in multiple industry standard software, including Unity, Unreal Engine, Maya and Substance Painter. Aside from freelance work, Erik now teaches the art side of game creation…

Ryan Hansford (Guest Lecturer)

Originally from Manitoba, Canada, Ryan moved to Saskatchewan in 2007 to attend a two year 3D Animation program. He then went on to be one of the original members of a small animation company, and was instrumental in the growth of the company during his time there. Always keen to improve and master new skills, Ryan has mentored under and trained with world class artists from companies such as Pixar Animation Studios, Blue Sky Studios, and MPC. Ryan then…

Doug Luciuk

- RAIS Director

Recording engineer, producer, composer, Doug has had a passion for recording music for over two decades. Doug graduated with honours from the Pacific Audio Visual Institute (Vancouver B.C.). Since returning to Saskatchewan, he has worked with numerous acts as an audio engineer/producer. In 2007, Doug co-founded Theta Lab Post-Production Audio which completed many television series (including a Gemini award-winner), short films, television commercials and web-based content. Doug is also experienced in the production audio side of filmmaking, having done…

We encourage interested individuals to call (306) 292-6744 or (306) 220-6944 to arrange a tour of our facility and talk with our administrators about any questions they may have about the program.

The Recording Arts Institute of Saskatoon
1926 Alberta Ave
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7K 1R9