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Born Toronto, 1942

EDUCATION AND HONOURS

University of Toronto, Honours BA, Fine Art
Sorbonne, Paris, Diplômé de l’ESPPPFE
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, MFA
Brock University, St. Catharines, Honorary Doctorate
Member, Order of Canada
Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters, France
Queen’s Jubilee medal;
Ontario College of Art & Design, honorary doctorate
University of Toronto, honorary doctorate


 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

 

LANDMARKS – ORILLIA MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY July –Aug 2013

A-R-T, The Art of Charles Pachter Art Gallery of Sudbury, Apr-June 2013

SELECTED WORKS, Train Station Gallery, Brantford ON Sep 8-31, 2012

MONARCHS OF THE NORTH, Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts, Collingwood ON, June 9-23, 2012

THE PACHTER FACTOR, The Art Space, Huntsville ON July 2011

MOUNTAIN GALLERIES, Whistler BC, Feb 2010

LUMINATO, Toronto Roots & Four Seasons Hotel, June -Aug 2010
MOUNTAIN GALLERIES, Whistler BC, Feb 2010
COLDWATER GALLERY, Coldwater, Ontario Sep-Oct 2009
THE JOURNALS OF SUSANNA MOODIE, poems of Margaret Atwood illustrated by Charles Pachter,
McMichael Canadian Collection, July-Oct 2009
MYTHOLOGIES Elmwood Spa, Toronto,May 8-June 7,2009
CHARLES PACHTER’S CANADA (II), Royal Ontario Museum, Oct 07-Feb 08
Glimpses of India, Canadian High Commission, New Delhi, Jan 2007
“Mind’s Eye”, Canadian Embassy , Tokyo, April-June, 2001
CN Tower, Toronto
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
Haus an der Redoute, Bonn, Germany
Stichill Smithy Gallery, Kelso, Scotland
Centre d’Art Présence Van Gogh, St Rémy de Provence, France
La Citadelle, Montreal
Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Toronto
Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax
Arts & Letters Cub, Toronto
Alliance Française, Toronto
Gallery Moos, Toronto
Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary
Ontario Science Centre, Toronto
Ontario House, London, U.K.
Art Gallery of Ontario , Toronto
University of Ottawa
University of Toronto
McMaster University, Hamilton
The Isaacs Gallery, Toronto
Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary
McGill University, Montreal SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS Centre d’Art, Baie-Saint Paul, Quebec
Art Gallery of Ontario
Claridge Collection, Montreal
Salon de Noël, Ville de Bollène, France
Books by Artists, National Library, Ottawa
Canadian Prints Touring Australia
Camden Centre, London, U.K.
Sixth International Biennial of Satire in the Arts; Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Contemporary Handmade Books, National Gallery of Morocco, Rabat
“Post-Pop Realism”, The Winnipeg Perspective, Winnipeg Art Gallery
“Artists in Books”, National Library, Ottawa
Department of External Affairs, Washington
GRAFF, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris
International Print Biennale, Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Color Prints of the Americas, New Jersey State Museum
National Gallery of Canada


 

SELECTED PUBLIC & CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

 

Art Gallery of Ontario
Bristol Myers Limited
Canadian Embassy, Washington
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Canadian Music Centre, Toronto
Centre d’Art Présence Van Gogh, St. Rémy de Provence, France
City of Boston
City of Toronto
Coca-Cola Canada
Credit Suisse Canada
Imperial Life Assurance Company of Canada
McGill University
Musée d’art contemporain, Montreal
National Library, Ottawa
Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary
Panasonic of Canada
Pforzheimer Library, New York
Public Archives of Canada
Stratford Shakespearean Festival
Toronto Dominion Bank
Toronto Transit Commission
Unicorp American Corporation
University of Alberta, Edmonton
University of British Columbia, Vancouver
University of Calgary
University of Toronto
The Washington Post


 

GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION

Association of Canadian Publishers
Canadian Embassy, Washington
Doubleday
Financial Post
Gage
Government of Ontario
Harcourt-Brace
MacMillan
Maclean’s
McClelland and Stewart
Methuen
Ontario Science Centre
Prentice Hall
Stratford Shakespearean Festival Selected


 

LECTURES/ADDRESSES given by Charles Pachter:

Art Gallery of Ontario
University of Toronto
Royal Commonwealth Society
Empire Club of Canada
Canadian Society of Artists
Granite Club
Toronto Hunt Club
United Empire Loyalists Association
Stratford Festival
Arts & Letters Club, Toronto
TVOntario
School of Architecture, University of Toronto
IBM International
Ontario Arts Council
International Glass Conference, Toronto
Ryerson Polytechnical Institute
Graphic Artists Guild of Colorado
Young Presidents Organization
Winnipeg Art Gallery
University of Victoria
University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Alberta College of Art, Calgary
Ontario Association of Art Galleries
Art Gallery of Hamilton
Ontario College of Art
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education .

 

MARGARET ATWOOD/CHARLES PACHTER Handmade Books:

The Journals of Susanna Moodie
Speeches for Doctor Frankenstein
Expeditions
Talismans for Children
Kaleidoscopes:Baroque
The Circle Game

 

JUROR

 

Toronto Public Sculpture Competition
National Magazine Awards
26th Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
The Toronto Arts Awards Foundation
Ontario Crafts Council OTHER Member, Nominating Committee, Art Gallery of Ontario Founder, Artists Alliance Building Limited, Toronto Instructor, West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative, Cape Dorset, N.W.T. Professor, Department of Fine Art, University of Calgary Assistant Curator, International Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Expo ’67, Montreal

COMMISSIONS

The Painted Flag, Canadian Embassy, Washington
The Painted Flag, Maclean’s Magazine 90th anniversary poster
The Painted Flag , Canada 125, City&Country Home magazine
“Voice of Culture”, Outdoor Mural, Acme Bar & Grill, Toronto
Toronto 96 Olympics Bid Poster
Wine Label, Inniskillin Wines
Via Rail Car , Canadian National Railways
Serigraph, Royal Ontario Museum
35th Anniversary Painting and Poster, Stratford Shakespearean Festival
College Subway Hockey Murals, Toronto

SELECTED Bibliography and Catalogues

“CHARLES PACHTER” monograph, Welsh-Ovcharov, McClelland & Stewart 1992
“Charles Pachter, “La lumière ombre”
Centre d’Art Présence Van Gogh, St. Rémy de Provence, France , 1991
The Canadian Encyclopaedia, Hurtig, P.1488
“Contemporary Canadian Art”, Schiff/Burnett, HURTIG
“Post-Pop Realism” Catalogue, Art Gallery of Winnipeg
“Made in Canada/Artists in Books”, National Library
“Collins, Pachter, Tinkl” Catalogue, Art Gallery of Ontario
“Canadian Landscapes” Catalogue, Department of External Affairs
“ESP, Esler/Pachter” National Gallery Catalogue

SELECTED FILM/VIDEOGRAPHY

Profile, National Treasures, June Callwood,Vision TV
Profile, The Originals, CITY TV
Profile, CBC Arts & Entertainment
Profile, A Comme Artiste, TV Ontario
Profile, National Film Board, Montreal