Long Bio

Born Toronto 1942


Diplômé de l’ESPPPFE, Sorbonne, Paris, 1963

Honours BA, Fine Art , University of Toronto, 1964

MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, 1966

Honorary Doctorate, Brock University, St. Catharines, 1996

Member, Order of Canada 1999
Order of Canada, 2012

Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters, France, 2001

Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal 2002

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal 2012

Honorary Doctorate, Ontario College of Art & Design University, 2009

Honorary Doctorate, University of Toronto, 2010

Senior Fellow, Massey College, University of Toronto 2011

Recipient of the Order of Ontario, 2015

Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 2017

Honorary Doctorate, Lakehead University, 2019


Paintings commemorating the World War One Armistice
Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg Ont, Sept-Nov 2018

PORTRAIT OF A NATION, Charles Pachter Survey Exhibition,
Midland Cultural Centre , Midland Ont June-Aug 2018

Retrospective, Bangladesh National Museum, Dhaka Feb 2018

Retrospective, Art Gallery of Peterborough
Jul 8 -Sept 24, 2017

Atwood-Pachter handmade books 1964-1966
May 20 – October 1, 2017 • Art Gallery of Windsor

PAMA- Peel Art Museum & Archives, Brampton ON
Apr 1-June 11 2017

The Charterhouse, London UK Aug-Sept 2016 
Alliance Française, Toronto, Sept-Oct 2015

The Spoke Club, Toronto April-May 2015

Michael Gibson Gallery, London Ontario, Dec 2014

Oeno Gallery, Prince Edward County, Ontario Oct 2014

LEST WE FORGET -16 paintings commemorating the First World War
Lieutenant-Governor’s Suite, Queen’s Park, Toronto June 2014 – Aug 2015

THE ART OF WAR:DRESSED TO KILL, Fort York National Historic SIte, Toronto 2013-14

Enterprise Square Galleries, University of Alberta, Edmonton Nov 1-30 2013


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

1812:THE ART OF WAR, Moose Factory Gallery, Toronto, May – Oct 2012

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


LUMINATO, Toronto Roots & Four Seasons Hotel, June -Aug 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, Paintings 1964-2008, Elmwood Spa, May5-June 7, 2009

CHARLES PACHTER’S CANADA (II), Royal Ontario Museum, Oct 07-Feb 08

DUCKS REDUX, The Ice House, Lake Simcoe, Ont. summer 2007

GLIMPSES OF INDIA, Canadian High Commission, Delhi Jan 07

DES REGARDS SUR L’INDE, Alliance Française de Delhi, Jan 07

REGARDING THE LAKE Orillia Museum of Art & History, Jun 29-Sep 4 06

SELECTED WORKS, Pachter Hall, Toronto Nov-Dec 05

SELECTED WORKS The Spoke Club, Toronto, Sep 5 – 26 05

CANADIAN ICONS: Maggie’s Gallery, London ONT, Oct 26 04 – Mar 12 05

CHARLES PACHTER Retrospective, SPIN GALLERY, Toronto May-June 04

L’ETRE AU MONDE, Centre d’art de Baie St Paul, Qc Sep-Nov 01

“MIND’S EYE”, Canadian Embassy, Tokyo, April-June, 2001

TEDCity Conference, St Lawrence Centre,Toronto June 2000

GRAPHIC WORKS, Design Exchange, Toronto Feb-Aug 2000

“Charles Pachter Portraits”, Univ. of Toronto Art Centre June 98-Apr 99

“The Barns Exhibit”, Moose Factory, Toronto Dec 97-Nov 98

“La Transhumance”, Alliance Française,Toronto Sept-Oct 96

“In Pachter’s Orbit”, CN Tower, Toronto, June-Oct 95 “

Pachter West”, Barton-Leier Gallery, Victoria BC, Nov 94

“Pachter’s People”, Movenpick Gallery, Toronto May-July 94

“Charles Pachter’s Canada”, Royal Ontario Museum Feb -Sept 94

“Licht im Schatten” Haus an der Redoute Retrospective, Bonn, Germany 92

Stichill Smithy Gallery, Kelso, Scotland 91

“La Lumière Ombre” , Centre d’Art Présence Van Gogh, St Rémy de Provence, France Oct 91-Feb 92

Inniskillin Loft Gallery, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario 91

The Summit, Canada Trust, Toronto 91

Castle Hill, Toronto 90

La Citadelle, Montreal 88

Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Toronto 87

Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax 87

Alliance Française Inaugural Exhibition , Toronto 87

Gallery Moos, Toronto 86

Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary 86

“Regarding the Flag”, Ontario Science Centre, Toronto 85

“Waterworks”, Queen’s Quay Terminal, Toronto 84

Ontario House, London, U.K. 84

Gallery Brand, Oakville 84

St. Lawrence Centre, Toronto 84

“The Journals of Susanna Moodie” , Art Gallery of Ontario 84

Mövenpick Gallery, Toronto 84

Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto 82

Tom Thomson Gallery, Owen Sound 82

“The Painted Flag” IGA Gallery, Toronto 81

PORTRAITS Lynwood Art Gallery, Simcoe 81

Ring Gallery, Toronto 80

“Figures in a Landscape”, Soho Loft Gallery, Toronto 79

St. Lawrence College, Kingston 76

Artery, Artists Alliance, Toronto 75

“Monarchs of the North”, University of Ottawa 75

University of Toronto 75

McMaster University, Hamilton 74

York University, Toronto 74

Algonquin College, Ottawa 73

The Other Shaw Festival, Toronto 73

“Streetcars” , The Isaacs Gallery, Toronto 72

Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary 70

Trent University, Peterborough 69

McGill University, Montreal 68

Gallery Pascal, Toronto 68 & 70

Victoria University, Toronto 68

The Pollock Gallery, Toronto 64


Algonquin College, Ottawa

Art Gallery of Hamilton

Art Gallery of Peterborough

Art Gallery of Ontario

Art Gallery of Windsor

Atkinson McLeod, Toronto

Barometer Capital Management, Toronto

Beaverbrook Gallery, Fredericton NB

Bristol Myers Limited, Toronto

Canada Department of External Affairs, Ottawa

Canada House, London

Canada Pension Plan Offices, London UK

Catalyst Capital

Canada Permanent Trust

Canadian Embassy, Washington

Canadian Embassy, Berlin

Canadian High Commission, London

Canadiana Fund, Ottawa

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

Canadian Music Centre, Toronto

Centre d’Art Présence Van Gogh, St. Rémy de Provence, France

Citicorp Limited, Toronto

City of Boston

City of Toronto

Claridge Collection, Montreal

The Clarkson Company

The Co-Operators Insurance Group

Coca-Cola Canada

Concordia University, Montreal

Connor-Clark Investments,Toronto

Counsel Trust, Toronto

Credit Suisse Canada

A.J. Diamond Associates Architects, Toronto

Davies Ward Phillips Vineberg, Toronto

Dominion Securities Pitfield, Toronto

Encana Corporation, Calgary

Epitome Pictures, Toronto

Goodman and Goodman, Toronto

Gordon Capital Corporation, Toronto

Granite Club, Toronto

Harvard University

Hudson’s Bay Company

Hiram Walker Brands Limited, Toronto

Hudson’s Bay Company, Toronto

Imperial Life Assurance Company of Canada

Kinderdine Art Gallery, Saskatoon

Laurentian University, Sudbury

Maclean-Hunter, Toronto

Manulife Financial, Toronto

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Toronto

Massey College, University of Toronto

McGill University, Montreal

McMichael Collection of Canadian Art, Kleinburg

McMillan Binch, Toronto

Memorial University, St. John’s

Metropolitan Toronto Library

Mohawk College

Mount Allison University, N.B.

Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto

Musée d’art contemporain, Montreal

National Library, Ottawa

New Brunswick Museum, St. John

Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary

Olympia and York Developments, Toronto

Onex Corporation

Ontario College of Art & Design University

Panasonic of Canada, Toronto

Peel Art Museum & Archives, Brampton

Pforzheimer Library, New York

Portrait Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa

The Rooms, St. John’s NL

Stratford Shakespearean Festival

Thomson Newspapers,

Toronto Dominion Bank

The Toronto Sun

Toronto Transit Commission

Toronto Western Hospital

Touche Associates, Calgary

Trent University, Peterborough

Unicorp Canada Corporation

Unicorp American Corporation

University of Alberta, Edmonton

University of British Columbia, Vancouver

University of Calgary

University of Lethbridge, Alberta

Thomas Fisher Library, University of Toronto

University of Western Ontario

Viking Air, Victoria, BC

The Washington Post

Westbury Life Insurance Company

Westwind Partners, Toronto & London

York University

Yorkton Securities, Toronto


Rosalie and Irving Abella

Nora & Peter Adamson

Toshiko Adilman

Pier Paolo Alberghini

Martin & Amaya Albers-Schonberg, Zurich

Michael Andlauer

Michael & Sara Angel

Estate of Bram and Bluma Appel

David & Carol Appel

Mark & Gail Appel

Mr & Mrs E James Arnett

Michael & Lynn Arrigo

Pascal Arsenau & David Daub

Lisa and Danny Assaf

Mr & Mrs Paul Arthur

Neil Attenborough & James Steeves

Margaret Atwood & Graeme Gibson

Richard & Harriet Bain

Murray Ball

Lady Sara & Sir Jeremy Bagge, Stradsett UK

Richard A. Baker, New York

Mich Barnes, Saanichton, BC

Isabel Bassett & Ernie Eves

Tom & Ann Bastedo

Jane & Paul Beck

Ginny Bellwood

Carolyn Bennett

Avie Bennett

David Berkinshaw

Connie Bonello

Edward & Eva Borins

Dr Martin Bourgeois

Staunton Bowen

Joseph Brennan

Sally & Larry Brenzel

Patrick Brigham

Roderick Brinkman, London

Eric Alexander Brock

Dierk Broering & Daniel Amparo, Berlin

Charles Bronfman, Montreal

Bonnie Brooks, Toronto

Hilary Brown, London, U.K.

Jeff & Lucy Brown, London, Ont

Jerry & Minnie Brown, Montreal

Simon Brown & Mona Wakim, New York

Robert Browne,Orillia

Sherry Brydson, Victoria BC

Anne & Frank Buffam, Vancouver

David Burrows

Dr Donald Butterfield, Boston

Estate of June Callwood

Annemarie Canning

James Carley

Clarice Chalmers

Joan Chalmers

Dr & Mrs Paul Chapnick

Peter Charlton

M et Mme Olivier Chassain, Bordeaux

Jennifer Choi & Archie Ferrie

Lori Cockburn, Nobleton

Howard Cohen & Ron Soskolne

Jerry & Hilda Cohen

Lionel Conacher

Eleanor & Ramsay Cook

Marie Corey

Janet Cottrelle

John P. Curtin, Toronto

Joanne Smith Cutler

Alison Dalglish-Pottow

Dorothy Davey

Alan Dean & Kathy Kinnear

Leslie Delegran, Washington DC

John Dimitrieff

Denise Donlon

Dr Jan Dukszta

Gordon Dunbar

Dale Duncan, Orillia

Vivien Dzau

Pamela & Richard Earle

Mr & Mrs Gordon Eason, Wawa

Randall Echlin

Fredrik Eaton

Wendy & Elliott Eisen

Pauline Elias

Genia & Stanley Elkind

Estate of R Fraser Elliott

Richard Ellis & Andrew Colwell

Martin & Laurie Emmons

Sandra Faire & Ivan Fecan

Andrew Federer

Estate of Posy Chisholm Feick

Mr & Mrs Don Ferguson

Phyllis & Graeme Ferguson, Lake of Bays

Jennifer & Archie Ferrie

Diana Filer, Vancouver

Toni Silberman Filer

Beatrice Fischer

Katie Flynn

David Foley

Adele Freedman

Mr & Mrs Andrew Freedman

Kathleen & Dennis Freeman

Ken Fulk, San Francisco

Leslie Gales

Jeanne & Alan Gallyer, Edmonton

Estate of Arthur Gelber

Lorne Gertner

Risa Gertner, Los Angeles

Estate of Ailsa Gillan

Estate of George Gilmour

Karen Girling & Bruce Maclellan

Newton Glassman

Estate of Senator & Mrs John Godfrey

Anne & Ron Golden

Martin & Joan Goldfarb

Mitchell Goldhar

Rosemary & Mort Goldhar

Murray Goldman

Gail Gonda

Cynthia Goodchild

Estate of Edwin Goodman

Estate of Alison Gordon

Carol McLean Gray

Jane & Gary Griesdorf

Dierk Groering & Daniel Amparo, Berlin

Ted Grosberg & Sara Shadowitz

Donald Guloien and Irene Boychuk

Richard Gwyn

Estate of Peter Gzowski

Barbara Hackett & John Tory

Dr. Albert Haddad

Michael Hanley, Belleville

Mr & Mrs David Harquail

Nona Heaslip

Pat Hehn, Orillia

Estate of Lyman Henderson, Kleinburg

Mr & Mrs Jay Hennick

Michael Higgins & Bruce McCartney

Mr & Mrs Ron Higgs, Orillia

Dr Tim Hillson, Orillia

Mr & Mrs David Hilton

Mr & Mrs James Hodgson

Kathryn Hogan

Deanna Horton

Beverley & Jim Hodgson

Mr & Mrs Mel Hodis, Montreal

Christopher Horne

HRH The Princess Anne

Janet & Jeff Hughes

Janet & David Hunter

Mr & Mrs Anthony Hylton

Ann Hutchison

Anthony Hylton

Frederic L R Jackman

Henry NR Jackman

Dr Sheldon Jaffine

Dr & Mrs David Jamieson, Oakville

Richard D. Janitell

Wendy & David Jarvis

Julia Johnston

Karen Kain & Ross Petty

Julius Kalcevich & Sherman Ki

Ingrid Kathmann, Zurich

Jill & Andrew Kalotay, New York

Mr & Mrs Dennis Kavelman, Muskoka

Bruce Kidd

Barbara Kingstone

Neville Kirchmann-Wise

Shelley Kirsch

Michael Kluthé

Eleanor Koldofsky

Martin Knelman & Bernadette Sulgit

Chris & Leeanne Kostopoulos

Douglas Kubicek

Rob Kumer & Barbara Schechter

Patrick & Marie-Josée Lacourte, Paris

Estate of Mr & Mrs JPS Mackenzie

Paul Laberge & Laurel Broten

Kristina Larson

Jim Leech

Alex Leman

Marc & Sophie Levine, Paris

Sally & Bob Lewis

Mr & Mrs Howard Lis

Anna Lopes & Donald Tapscott

John Lownsbrough

Adrian & Donald MacDonald

Dorothy & Donald MacDonald, Orillia

Katherine MacIsaac

Frances Mahill

George Mann

Kathy Manners, Orillia

Rose & Boyd Matchett, Arizona

Colleen & Dick Mathieu

Jill & Geoff Matus

Louis Maury, Zurich

Margaret Norrie McCain

Marcia McClung

Lynn McDonald

Mark McLean

Bernadette and Earle McMaster

John McGreevy

Mr & Mrs Michael McMillan

Jim Meekison

Nancy & Roy Menagh, Orillia

Patti & Allan Menkes

Monika Merinat

Zak Miljanic & Fabian Nelson Carvalho

Mr & Mrs Ron Miller

Mr & Mrs Steven Miller

Maureen Milne

Aaron Milrad

Glenda Milrod

Ray Minard & Bill Tiffin

Lorraine Monk

Estate of Richard Monette

Mr & Mrs John H Moore

William & Sally Morris

Briane Nasimok

Peter C Newman

Kristin Newell

Beatrix & Klaus Nienkamper

David Notarfonzo-Sebald & Leah Fuller

Mr & Mrs Christopher Ondaatje

David & Sharon Olds

Martha Osler

David Ouchterlony

Louis & Jennifer Pagnutti, Toronto,

Ed & Lou Pamenter, Port Hope

Colleen & Richard Peddie

Estate of Nicholas Pennell, Stratford

Adam Pivnick

Raymond Pladsen

Sue Polanyi

Julian & Anna Porter

Alison Dalglish Potow

Jutta & Ueli Prager, London

Michael Purkis

Jack Rabinovitch

Arlene & Bob Rae

Robert Ramsay

Jessica Rapp

Laura & Jeremy Rasmussen, Orillia

Heather Reisman and Gerald Schwartz

Mr & Mrs Rob Richards

Prof Douglas Richardson

Jay Richardson

Shelagh Rogers

Helen Roman

Evelyn & Donald Ross, Orillia

Enrico Rota & Ken Davenport

Estate of Abraham Rotstein

Mark Samuel & Kevin Sanford

Meredith & William Saunderson

Peter Schendel

Lynda Schuyler & Stephen Stohn

David Sebald

Kim Shannon

Allan Slaight & Emmanuelle Gattuso

Dorothy Shoichet

Jackie Simkin, Miami

Tom Smart

Estate of Herman Smith

Philip & Maria Smith

Mr & Mrs Stephen C Smith

Mr & Mrs Tony Soares

Virginia & Carl Solomon

Jane Sorensen, Orillia

Nancy Southam

Jennifer Spencer

Gillian Stacey

Sandy Stagg

John & Suzie Stewart, Victoria

Patrick Stewart, Victoria

Saira Stewart

Tim & Nalini Stewart

Irene Szylinger

Veronica Tennant

Ellie Tesher & Vian Ewart

Wesley Thuro

Beverly Topping

Mr & Mrs Garth Turner, Toronto

Jim Turner & Craig Daniel

Estate of Pierre Elliott Trudeau

Dr & Mrs Walter Unger

William Van Laethem

Helen Vari

Pat & Mark Villman

Simon Vincent, Dorking, Surrey, UK

Mr & Mrs John Vivash

Mr & Mrs Neil Vosburgh

Lorie Waisberg

Mona Wakim

Ronald Waters

Jaime Watt

Dr Janice Weiss

Harriet Bunting Weld

Leeanne Weld Kostoupolis

Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov

Mitchell Wigdor & Claire Gaudet

Simon Williams

Stanton Wright

Fred and Joyce Zemans

John Zinn

Donald Ziraldo

Moses Znaimer


FELLED TREES  Canada House, London  May-Sept 2017

FORM FOLLOWS FICTION, Art Museum of the University of Toronto, Sept-Nov 2016

THE SNOW SHOW Michael Gibson Gallery, London ON
Nov 30 2013 -Jan 10 2014

CINEMATIC, cinema-themed Graphics, Hyatt Regency, Toronto Sep-Dec 2012

STREETS ALIVE, Leacock Chair, Orillia ON June-Aug 2012

ROYAL PORTRAITS , Beaverbrook Museum, Fredericton NB, July-Oct 2011

Play>Nation, Design Exchange, Toronto, June -Oct 2011

The University College Collection, UofT Art Centre, Jan-Mar 2011

Janusz Dukszta Portraits, University of Toronto Art Centre, Oct-Dec 09

Canadian Icons, University of Toronto Art Centre, Oct-Dec 08

Arena: The Art of Hockey, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Apr-June 2008

Drawing Conclusions, McMichael Gallery, Kleinburg ON, Apr-Jun 08

Art of Nature, Green Living Show, Toronto April 07 -08

Miami International Art Fair Jan 99

Canadian Embassy, Washington (Hockey Knights in Canada) Nov 96-Feb 97

Italian Cultural Institute, Toronto (The Visitation) Feb-Mar 97

“The Simcoes and the Founding of Toronto”, Art Gallery of Ontario, July -Sept 93

Claridge Collection, 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, Sept 92

Salon de Noël, Ville de Bollène, France 91

Art and The Games, Ontario Winter Games Invitational, Collingwood

Zen Buddhist Temple, Toronto Books by Artists, National Library, Ottawa 90

200th Anniversary Exhibition of the French Revolution,Alliance Francaise, Toronto 89

Living Impressions: Contemporary Canadian Graphics, Art Gallery of Hamilton

“Transinteractivity”, France-Canada Tele-video conference 88 “Interaction”,

Canadian Prints Touring Australia 85

Ontario Bicentennial Group Exhibition, Toronto

“Vestiges of Empire”, Camden Centre, London, U.K. 84

Sixth International Biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts; Gabrovo, Bulgaria 83

Contemporary Handmade Books, National Gallery of Morocco, Rabat 82

“Post-Pop Realism”, The Winnipeg Perspective , Winnipeg Art Gallery

“Artists in Books”, National Library, Ottawa 81

“COLLINS/PACHTER/TINKL”, Art Gallery of Ontario 77

“Canadian Landscapes”,Department of External Affairs, Washington 75

GRAFF, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris 72

International Print Biennale,Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo 72

Color Prints of the Americas, New Jersey State Museum 70

ESLER/PACHTER ESP, National Gallery of Canada 70

University of Calgary, Five Faculty 69

Canadian Society of Graphic Art 67 Canadian Society of Painters, Etchers and Engravers 66


Art Gallery of Windsor, May 2017

Peel Art Museum & Archives, Brampton May 2017

Keynote Speaker, Canadian Royal Heritage Trust, Toronto, May 2016

Keynote Speaker, The Cambridge Club, Toronto Mar 2016

Alan Toff Inaugural Lecture, 
School of Continuing Studies, University of Toronto, Nov 2015

The York Club, Toronto Oct 2015

Leacock Festival, Orillia July 2015

Lambton House, Toronto May 2015

Orillia Museum of Art and History, May 2015 

Kiwanis Club of Orillia, April 2015

Academy for Lifelong Learning, Toronto Apr 2015

Georgian College School of Design & Visual Arts, Barrie, Apr 2015

Academy for Lifelong Learning, Apr 2014

Victoria University lecture, January 2014

University of Alberta guest lecture 2013

Convocation Address University of Toronto 2013

Royal Overseas League keynote speaker, 2013

Alliance Française, L’Art de Survivre et de Prospérer, 2013

Carmichael Lecture, Orillia Museum of Art & History 2013

Keynote Address, Enterprise Toronto, Apr 2012

Massey College Senior Fellows Luncheon Speaker, Apr 2012

Ontario Heritage Foundation, Dec 2011

Brock University Fine Arts Lecture, Nov 2011

Riverbrink Museum, Queenston, Ont. Nov 2011

Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts, Nov 2011,

Faculty Club, University of Toronto, Nov 2011

Arts & Letters Club, Toronto , guest speaker, Apr 2011

University of Toronto, Hart House Alumni Association, Mar 2011

CARP Conference Toronto, guest speaker Oct 2010

Routes to learning lecture, Toronto Sept 2010

Ottawa Art School , keynote speaker, April 2010

Toronto Lawn guest speaker, Oct 09

Eden Mills Writers Festival, September 09

Host, Business and the Arts ARTSCENE, June 09

University of Toronto Spring Reunion Guest Lecture, May 09

Swansea Historical Society, Toronto, May 2009

ALOUD, Harbourfront Reading Series, May 2009

Badminton & Racquet Club, Toronto, April 2009

Victoria Hall Fall Series, Keynote Speaker, Cobourg, October 2008

Keynote Address, Association for Living Heritage Museums, Ottawa, June 08

George Brown College Institute of Canadian Entrepreneurship, Dec 07

Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts, Nov 07

Dayton Institute of Art Apr 07

Harvard University Alumni March 07

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art Mar 06

Toronto School of Art Jan 05

Friends of Canadian Art Keynote Speaker Dec 05

Ryerson University Life Learning Studies Lecture Nov 05

Hart House Alumni Lecture, University of Toronto, Oct 05

York University CanadianStudies guest Lecture, Apr 05

Youth Employment Services Keynote Speaker, Mar 04

Guest Speaker, Massey College Best Night, Nov 03

Keynote Speaker, World Congress of Arts Producers Ottawa Nov 03

State University of New York, Canadian Studies seminar April 02

BC Secondary School Art Teachers Conference, Kelowna Feb 01

Lakefield Literary Festival, July 01

Sydenham Club, Ontario Medical Association, Oct 00

AGO Guest Speaker, Capitol Theatre, Port Hope Oct 99

UofT National Deans of Science Guest Speaker Oct 99

Address, United Empire Loyalists Association, Toronto Sep 99

Annual Address, Eglinton Rotary Club , Toronto June 99

“Art & The Canadian Psyche” Erindale College, UofT Feb 99

Toronto High School Art Teachers Address, Tor Bd of Ed May 99

Art Gallery of Hamilton, An Evening with Charles Pachter Nov 98

Arts & Letters Club, Toronto , Oct 98

Toronto High School Art Teachers Address, May 98

University College of the Cariboo , Kamloops BC Nov 97

Stone-Cons. Guest Lecture, Concordia University, Montreal Oct 97

Swedish-Canadian Trade Council, Toronto, Guest Speaker, Sept 97

Humane Village Int’l Conference, Design Exchange, Toronto Aug 97

Toronto French School Convocation Address Jun 97

Lycée Français de Toronto Gala Dinner Guest Speaker Jun 97

French Immersion Week Keynote speaker, Toronto City Hall, Apr 97

Brock University Closing Address, ImagiNation Conference, Nov 96

Cdn Artists Representation Keynote Address, Saskatoon, Oct 96

Brock University Convocation Address, St. Catharines Oct 96

Concordia Alumnae Address , Toronto Oct 96

EMA Partners International Global Conference, Toronto, Sept 96

Aurora Chamber of Commerce, St Andrews College June 96

Brock University, Canadian Studies Lecture Nov 95

University College Alumni Association, Guest Speaker, April 95

University of Toronto, Hart House Annual Guest Speaker, Oct 94

Royal Commonwealth Society & Empire Club of Canada June 94

Canadian Society of Artists May 94

“In Search of Simcoe” Lectures:

Innet Women’s Leadership Group, Toronto Oct 98

United Empire Loyalists Association of Canada, May 94

Granite Club Apr 93

Toronto Hunt Nov

Women’s Art Association Nov

Art Gallery of Ontario Sept

University of Toronto Sept

“Celebrated Writers” Stratford Festival June

Harbord Collegiate, Canadian Studies Lecture Apr

Arts & Letters Club, Toronto Jan

The McGill Club, Toronto Nov 92

McMichael Gallery, Kleinburg June

Panelist, “Imprint”, TVOntario 91

“Art & Canadian Art”, School of Continuing Studies, U of T

Panelist, ARIDO Conference, “Is there a Toronto style?” 90

Panelist, Lexium Arts Conference, The Business of Ar 90

Panelist, Art and the University, Brock University

Panelist, “Transitions” Seminar, University of Toronto

Guest lecturer, School of Architecture, U of T 89

City of Toronto Housing Conference Panelist, Ataratiri

Workshop and Studio Tour, IBM International

Guest Lecturer, McMichael Gallery, Kleinburg

Participant, City Planning Commission Symposium on University Ave

Guest Speaker, Arts Marketing Conference, Ontario Arts Council

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Guest Speaker, International Glass Conference, Toronto

France-Canada Televideo Conference, McLuhan Centre, U of T 88

University Women’s Club, Toronto

Koffler Centre for the Arts, Toronto

Gallery 101 Artists Centre, Ottawa 87

The Empire Club of Canada

Ryerson Polytechnical Institute

Niagara Artists’ Centre, St. Catharines

University College

Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax

University of Toronto 86

Graphic Artists Guild of Colorado

Young Presidents Organization

“Sculpture and the City”, Art Gallery of Ontario

Toronto Watercolour Society

Women’s Press Club, Toronto

Arts and Letters Club, Toronto 85

Elmwood Club, Toronto 83

“The Artist as Entrepreneur” Toronto Real Estate Board

Winnipeg Art Gallery 82

Stratford Festival

University of Victoria 81

University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Alberta College of Art, Calgary

Tom Thomson Memorial Gallery, Owen Sound

Ontario Association of Art Galleries 80

Art Gallery of Hamilton 78

Ontario College of Art 74

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education 66


ELGINHAVEN, 49 Elgin St, Orillia 

MOFO Moose Factory of Orillia, 54 Western Ave 2013-2016

Pachter Hall, 22 Grange Ave 2005

Moose Factory Gallery , 22 Grange Ave 1997

The Ice House, 2004, summer studio & residence, Lake Simcoe

Winter Studio,3003 Sheridan Ave Miami Beach 1993-1999

The Beverley Arms Apts 1986 80 Beverley St , Toronto

McLean Residence 1981 4 Sullivan St

Atwood Residence 1980 73 Sullivan St

Lester Orpen Dennys Publishers 1978 78 Sullivan St

Coach House & Residence 1978 118 Baldwin St

Pachter Studio & Residence 1977 2 Grange Place

IGA Galleries 1981 -83 567 Queen St W

Writers Development Trust 1978 24 Ryerson Ave

Toronto International Festival Offices 1981 510 Queen St W

54 Wolseley St, 1976

530-32 Richmond St W,1978

Charles Pachter Graphics studio, 1980 553 Queen St W

Gracie’s Restaurant 1980-82 508-10 Queen St W

Artists Alliance Building 1973 – 82 24 Ryerson Ave

1232 Shaw St home & studio, 1968-72


Firehall Theatre, Buffalo Jump

Theatre Passe Muraille, The Streetcar Show


Anansi Press

Art Gallery of Ontario

Association of Canadian Publishers

Canada-China Catalogue

Canadian Embassy, Washington, Constitution Issue

Canadian Forum

City and Country Home, Portrait Drawings

Cormorant Books, Toronto

Descant magazine

Doubleday, Blaise, A North American Education

Dundurn Press, Toronto

Exile, Constitutional

Financial Post

Harcourt-Brace, How We are Governed (C)

Canada Yearbook 1999,

Statistics Canada Key-Porter,

Knelman, Home Movies (C)

Lester Orpen Dennys, The Illustrated History of Canada (C)

MacMillan, Careless Canada: A Story of Challenge (C)

Maclean’s , July ’94 (C)

McClelland and Stewart,Atwood, Surfacing, The Edible Woman (C)

McGill-Queens University Press, A Border Within , Ian Angus(C)

Methuen, A Passion for Identity (C)

Ontario Science Centre, Regarding The Flag

Olympia and York Developments , Waterworks Ontario Bicentennial Calendar,

Two Plus One Prentice-Hall,

A Beginning Look at Canada, Anne-Marie Kaskens (C)

Soho Square III, Bloomsbury Publishing, London 1990 Pp 89-90

Stratford Shakespearean Festival, To All in Tents

The New Federation, The Supremes, (C) Jan-Feb 1989,

The Painted Flag, (C) Jan-Feb ’91

Canada’s Flag, Matheson, Mika Publishing (C)

This Magazine Toronto Life, John Hirsch portrait

Toronto Ontario Olympics Council, Olympics Promotional Poster 1989

Toronto Summer Music Festival Toronto

U of T Press, Dawson, Democratic Government in Canada (C)

Wish Opera York University

The Red Shoes, Margaret Atwood, Starting Out, Rosemary Sullivan, Harper Flamingo 1998


Oxford University Press, Your Country My Country, 2016

Doubleday, Blaise, A North American Education Gage

Six Figures in a Landscape Harcourt-Brace

How We are Governed Key-Porter

Knelman, Home Movies Lester Orpen Dennys

The Illustrated History of Canada MacMillan

Careless, Canada: A Story of Challenge McClelland and Stewart

Atwood: Surfacing, The Edible Woman McGill-Queens University Press

A Border Within , Ian Angus Methuen

A Passion for Identity, Eli Mandel Prentice-Hall

A Beginning Look at Canada, Anne-Marie Kaskens Mika Publishing

Canada’s Flag, Matheson U of T Press

Dawson, Democratic Government in Canada

Margaret Atwood, A Biography, ECW Press 98 Nathalie Cooke


Association of Canadian Publishers

Canada-China Catalogue

Canadian Forum, Lake, Couch, I Ching

Financial Post, Beside The Point

Maclean’s, July ’94 (C)

The New Federation, The Supremes, (C) Jan-Feb 1989,

Exile, ” Constitutional”


Margaret Atwood: The Journals of Susanna Moodie 80

Speeches for Doctor Frankenstein 66

Expeditions 65

Talismans for Children 65

Kaleidoscopes:Baroque 65

The Circle Game 64

Alden Nowlan: A Black Plastic Button and a Yellow Yoyo 68

John Newlove: Notebook Pages 66

Wook Kyung Choi: Small Stones 65

Pachter: For Turned is the Day 65

Morning Song 65


“CHARLES PACHTER: Canada’s Artist “, Leonard Wise, Dundurn Press, Toronto 2017

“THE ILLUSTRATED JOURNALS OF SUSANNA MOODIE”, Margaret Atwood & Charles Pachter , Cormorant Books, Toronto 2014

“CANADA COUNTS”, A Charles Pachter counting book, Cormorant Books 2010

“M IS FOR MOOSE” , A Charles Pachter Alphabet. Cormorant Books 2008

“THE JOURNALS OF SUSANNA MOODIE”, Margaret Atwood & Charles Pachter , Macfarlane Walter Ross (Canada), Houghton-Mifflin (U.S.) Bloomsbury (UK) 1997

“CHARLES PACHTER” Monograph, Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto  1992


“WIGGLE TO THE LAUNDROMAT”, Dennis Lee, New Press 70


Auctioneer, Orillia Museum of Art & History, July 2013 & July 2014

Auctioneer, Daughters for Life gala, Toronto 2012

Juror, new Fort York Visitors Centre, Nov 2011

Curator & host, Autism Gala art auction, Toronto Apr 2010,

May 2011 Juror Canadian Olympic Committee National Student Flag Competition2005

Juror, Trudeau Memorial Sculpture, Harbourfront 05

Host -auctioneer, Youth Employment Services annual Art Auction 05 04 03

Co-Host with Mary Lou Fallis Toronto Arts Awards 15th Anniv Gala 00

Board Member, Arts Toronto 99

Steering Committee Member, St. Anne’s Church Mural Restoration Project, Toronto 99

Organizing Committee Member, Mayor’s Arts Ball, Toronto 99

Juror, Arts Etobicoke 18th Annual Exhibition 98

Juror, 37th Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, City Hall 98

Judge, National Magazine Awards 97

Juror, CANFAR Art Competition 93

Judge, World of Commodore Computer Art Competition 91

Juror, Ontario Crafts Council Casey House Foyer Competition 91

Juror, “Healthy City” Design Competition 90

Juror, Metal Arts Guild Annual Exhibition 89

Juror, Castle Hill Sculpture Competiton 89

Host, “Transinteractivity”, Ontario Science Centre 88

Juror, Toronto Society of Architects Opera House Competition 88

Member, Advisory Board, Ontario Crafts Council 88

Judge, 26th Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition 87

Director, The Toronto Arts Awards Foundation 85-89

Member, The Arts and Letters Club, Toronto 85-88

Consultant, Toronto Transit Commission 85

Consultant, Sesquicentennial Advisory Committee, Toronto 84

Judge, ACTRA Awards 84

Juror, National Magazine Awards

83 Director, Toronto Arts Council 81-85

Juror, Selection Committee, Flatiron Mural, Toronto 81

Member, Nominating Committee, Art Gallery of Ontario 78-83

Founder and President, Artists Alliance Building Limited, Toronto 73-83

Instructor, West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative, Cape Dorset, N.W.T. 72

Assistant Professor, Department of Fine Art, University of Calgary 69-70

Assistant Director, International Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Expo ’67, Montreal 66-67

At the request of these fundraising auction committees, Pachter has painted moose imagery on the following objects :

Stool for “Bottoms Up”, Colorectal Cancer Research

Bird House, World Wildlife Fund

Bar Stool , Clark Institute of Psychiatry

Ostrich Egg , Metro Zoo

Dining Chair, PEN Canada Office Chair,

Women’s Art Association

Muskoka Lawn Chair, McMichael Gallery

Wood Jewel Box, McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa

Heart Shaped Box, Heart & Stroke Foundation


MOOSE PROUD painting, EARTH DAY Canada 2016

Small moose sculpture trophies – Ontario Museums Association 2012, 2013

Horse & Rider sculpture trophies , Jump Canada 2010-2015

Inaugural Moose, City Hall, Moose in the City, 2000

100 Moose Sculptures, Mayor’s Gala Arts Ball 98

The Painted Flag, Maclean’s Magazine 90th anniversary commemorative poster 95

The Painted Flag, Canada 125 poster, City&Country Home magazine 92

“Moosamour ” granite moose sculpture, Mr & Mrs Bram Appel, Niagara on the Lake 91

“Voice of Culture” Outdoor Mural, Acme Bar & Grill, Toronto 90

“The Painted Flag ’88”, Canadian Embassy, Washington

90 Toronto Ontario Olympics Council, “Tour de Force” Moose Poster 89

Wine Label, Inniskillin Wines 89

10th Anniversary Poster Design, 1989 Genie Awards, Toronto 89

Winner, Design Competition, Canadian Museum of Civilization ” A Coat of Many Colours” Logo, Banner, Poster 88

“Moosamour”, Gouache, Via Rail Car 88

“Squeeze Play” Serigraph, Royal Ontario Museum 87

Courage Collection, Ontario Handicapped Olympics 87

“To All In Tents” 35th Anniversary Painting and Poster, Stratford Shakespearean Festival 87

Toronto Western Hospital, Commemorative Painting 85

“Hockey Knights in Canada”, College Subway Murals, Toronto 85

“T”, City Hall Serigraph, Toronto Sesquicentennial 84


Heffel’s Catalogue May 2011 Sotheby’s Catalogue, Nov 2010 Joyner Waddington Catalogue, May 2009

Important Canadian Art, Sotheby’s Catalogue P.25 June 99

Charles Pachter, La lumière ombre” Catalogue, Nov 91 Centre d’Art Présence Van Gogh, St. Rémy de Provence, France 91

Profile:A Canadian’s Hopes – The Standard, St.Catharines July 17 91

Financial Post profile, May 24 90

Tatler Magazine, London, U.K. Nov 88

Interview: Niagara Arts Journal, Vol.1 #10, Apr-May 87

Profile: City and Country Home Magazine, April 86

The Canadian Encyclopaedia, Hurtig, P.1488 85

“Vestiges of Empire” Catalogue, Visual Arts Ontario, 84

“Contemporary Canadian Art”, Schiff/Burnett, HURTIG 83

“Post-Pop Realism” Catalogue, Art Gallery of Winnipeg 82

“Made in Canada/Artists in Books”, National Library 81

Profile: “Art as Energy”, Maclean’s, April 80

“Collins, Pachter, Tinkl” Catalogue, Art Gallery of Ontario 77 “Canadian Landscapes” Catalogue, Department of External Affairs 75

“ESP, Esler/Pachter” National Gallery Catalogue 70


AS PRIME MINISTER I WOULD… Magna International Annual Collection of Essays Dec 99


Newfoundland Diary Oct 98 Too Soon for A Funeral March Mar 28 91


Nun Alert Mar 90

TORONTO STAR Computing Art Mar 89

Police Galleries & Art Stations Nov 88

Awed in Ottawa Sep 88

West of Queen Street West Jan 88

China Spadina Apr 87

John Street Connection Mar 87

Monumental Errors Feb 87


AT MY TABLE, Nick de Pencier & Mercury Films, 2013

The Artist’s Life, Ticklescratch Productions, 2007

Bravo! Arts Channel Tokyo Exhibition profile 01

Pamela Wallin Show Feb 99

Pamela Wallin interviews with CP:

A Canadian Monarchy 99

Artists & Art Critics 99

CP & Margaret Atwood 98

CBC Radio, return to High School with Greg Kelly 98

CBC Newsworld, John Northcott 98

Profile, National Treasures, June Callwood Vision TV 93

“In Search of Simcoe” Series Host, CITY TV 93

Profile, Panorama La Chaine, TVO, 93

Profile, CBC Sunday Arts & Entertainment 93

Profile, The Originals, Sleeping Giant & CITY TV 92

Profile, A Comme Artiste, TV Ontario 90

Profile, Jeannie Beker, CITY TV 89

Profile, David Wistow, Art Gallery of Ontario 88

Profile, Susan Reisler, The Journal, CBC 88

Prelude to the Afternoon of a Moose, Mark Cook 88 30/50,

Pachter, National Film Board, Montreal 88

Creating Space, Peter Lauterman 75

Johnny at the Fair, National Film Board 47