About the artist:
A graduate of the Ontario College of Art, Walter Bachinski has had a long and distinguished career as a printmaker, sculptor and painter whose works have been included in solo and group exhibition in galleries and museums across Canada and abroad. His pastels, drawings and sculpture can be found in such collections as the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Walter Bachinski: Approaching Classicism; works from 1979-1989 was organized by the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery in 1991 and Bachinski: Still-life-Ten Years was mounted by the McLaren Art Centre in Barrie, Ontario in 1992. EDUCATION 1961-65 Bachelors Program, Ontario College of Art, Toronto 1965-67 Masters Program in Printmaking, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 1967-present Professor of Fine Art, teaching drawing and printmaking, University of Guelph, Ontario SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS * 1987, 1986, 1984, 1982, 1979, 1977 Gallery Moos, Toronto 1986 * Robertson Galleries, Ottawa 1984 * Galerie L’Art Français, Montreal 1981 * Keenlyside Gallery, Vancouver 1980 * Gallery Moos, Calgary 1976-77 * Retrospective: 1966-76, organized by Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, traveling throughout Southern Ontario 1975 * Gallery 1640, Montreal 1971, 1974 * Mazelow Gallery, Toronto SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS * Los Angeles Printmaking Society * Civic Museum, Lugano, Switzerland * Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy * Canada Council Art Bank * Montreal Museum of Fine Art * Shell Canada * Rothmans of Canada * Government of Ontario * General Foods Canada
A graduate of the Ontario College of Art, Walter Bachinski has had a long and distinguished career as a printmaker, sculptor and painter whose works have been included in solo and group exhibition in galleries and museums across Canada and abroad.