2011 Portrait of Mr. F. Stenger for the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame
2010 Official Portraits of Redeemer University College Presidents: Mr. H. de Bolster and Mr. J. Cooper
2009 Portraits of Mr. Paul Roy-King and Mr. Peter Heffering for the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame
2008 Portrait work for Star Portraits documentary series by PTV Production to be aired on Bravo TV
2008 Portrait of Mr. P. Ekstein and Mr. J. W Walker for the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame
2006 Portrait of Mr. P P. Hannam for the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame
2003, 2004, 2005 -OCAD Fundraiser Who done it? Donation of
a portrait commission for Art Experience live auction
2005 Portrait of Honourable Ch. Mayer, former Canadian Minister of Agriculture, Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame
2004-2005 Official portrait of Mrs F. Parkin former Principal Harbord Collegiate - Toronto
2004 till present Work on Copy of M. Gruenewald's Crucifixion panel (Isenheim Altarpiece) for the Biblical Museum of Canada, Vancouver
Maria Gabankova has been commissioned to paint many portraits in Canada and U.S.A. Among her sitters are several renowned personalities such as the Czech-Canadian novelists Josef ·kvoreck and Zdena Salivarová, Czech poet Karel Kryl, Canadian pianist Antonín Kubálek, composer Oskar Morawetz, Dr. J. D. Corbett, principal of Knox College, professor W. Klempa, principal of Presbyterian College, McGill University - Montreal, or NHL hockey player Miroslav Frycer, world ice-skating champion Aja VrzáÀová, as well as many other prominent Canadians.
Works in private collections in Vancouver, New York, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Kingston as well as in Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Switzerland and Italy.