Born 30 December 1942 in Toronto.
This painter, printmaker, sculptor and graphic designer studied the French language at the Sorbonne in Paris France, Art history at the University of Toronto and painting and graphic design at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Michigan.
He has had exhibits at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Royal Ontario Museum and the McMichael Canadiana Gallery. In Toronto’s College Street subway station you can see his mural “Hockey Knights In Canada/Les Rois de l’ Arène”.
His playful images of Queen Elizabeth, the moose and the flag of Canada have earned them icon status in our popular culture.
The pictorial works listed below show a close artistic relationship between Charles and writer Margret Atwood.
Angel Catbird. Writ., Margaret Atwood. Col., Tamra Bonvillain. Let., Nate Piekos. Dark Horse Books/Dark Horse Comics Inc., Sept. 2016: “Art by ….”: 91.
Book wrap around:
The Gang of Kosmos. Writ., George Bowering. House of Anansi, 1969. From lithograph Champètre.
Dust jacket front:
The Edible Woman. Writ., Margret Atwood. McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 1969.
Home Movies: Tales From The Canadian Film World. Writ., Martin Knelman. Key Porter Books Ltd., 1987.
BOOK TEXT & GRAPHIC COLLECTION:
The Journals of Susanne Moodie. Writ., Margaret Atwood. Macfarlane Walter & Ross, 1997.
“Charles Pachter.” Wikipedia the free encyclopedia, 9 Sept. 2018. Accessed 5 Nov. 2018.
The Gang of Kosmos.1969: Front. Part of the lithograph Champètre.