Ken Apacki is an artist from Granville, Ohio. He created the heron sculpture on display at the Licking County Library in Newark, Ohio. As an adult, he enrolled in art classes at the Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD) where he created the heron. He is also an avid bicyclist. Apacki is married to Carol Apacki and has five children. 
- Brian Miller, “Sculptor brings metal to life,” Newark Advocate (Newark, OH), May 20, 2001.