Walter Bachinski: Biography/Biographie

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions / Expositions individuelles

 

1967

 

1971

1972-73                                    

1974

 

1975

1977

                                                        

 

1979

1980

1981

 

 

1982

1984

 

 

1985

1986

 

1987

1989

 

1990

1991

 

1992

 

1993

1995

1996

 

2000

2009

2013

University of Iowa, Iowa City

Ontario College of Art, Toront

Mazelow Gallery, Toronto Mazelow Gallery, Toronto

Bachinski: 1967 to 1972*, Regional Tour: Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S./ N.E., Mount St. Vincent University, Halilfax, New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, Memorial University Art Gallery, St. John’s, Nfld. 

Mazelow Gallery, Toronto Mazelow Gallery, Toronto

Peter Hess Gallery, Hamilton

Gallery 1640, Montréal

Gallery Moos, Toronto

Bachinski: Work from 1966 to 1976*, Regional Tour: Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Stratford Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Rodman Hall, St. Catharine’s,

University of Guelph

Gallery Moos, Toronto

Gallery Moos, Calgary

Walter Bachinski Sculpture and Drawing Retrospective*, Art Gallery of Hamilton

West End Gallery, Edmonton

Keenlyside Gallery, Vancouver

Gallery Moos, Toronto

Galerie l’Art Français, Montréal

Gallery Moos, Toronto

Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo

Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph

Robertson Galleries, Ottawa

Gallery Moos, Toronto

Gallery Moos, Toronto

Robertson Galleries, Ottawa

Heffel Gallery, Vancouver

Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo

Approaching Classicism*, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

Heffel Gallery, Vancouver

Bachinski: Still Life - Ten Years*, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie

Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto

Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montréal

Robertson Galleries, Ottawa

Walter Bachinski, Recent Work*, Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montréal

Walter Bachinski: A Fifteen Year Survey of Prints, Erindale College, University of Toronto

Walter Bachinski Recent Work*, Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montréal

Variations on the Birth of Venus, Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto

À la suite du classicisme / Approaching Classicism*, Han Art Gallery, Montréal

 

Selected Group Exhibitions / Expositions de groupe

 

1967

1968

1968-69

1969

1970

 

1971

1972

1973

1974

 

 

 

 

 

1976

 

 

 

 

 

1977

1980

1981

 

1982

1983-84

1985

1986

1988

 

1989

1990

1992

1993

 

 

1995

1997

1998

 

 

 

1999

 

 

 

 

2000

 

2001

 

2002

38th Northwest Printmakers International Exhibition, Seattle

35th Annual Exhibition, Canadian Society of Graphic Art, London, Ontario

Three Printmakers, Travelling exhibition, National Gallery of Canada

 Young American Printmakers, Southern Methodist University, Texas

Canadian Graphics, Canadian Society of Graphic Art, Toronto

Adams and Yves Gallery, Toronto

Exposition internationale des arts graphiques*, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal

Three Canadian Printmakers, Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford XI Bienniale of Prints & Drawings*, Lugano, Switzerland

Canadian Printmakers, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario

5e Biennale internationale de la gravure*, Kracow, Poland

Group Exhibition (CPE) Commonwealth Art Gallery, London, England

Bachinski, Urquhart, Weinstein, Kitchener - Waterloo Art Gallery

Contemporary Canadian Prints & Drawings, McMaster University Art Gallery, Hamilton

IV International Biennial of Graphic Art, Florence, Italy

Graphics Canadian, Travelling exhibition, Art Gallery of Ontario

Spectrum Canada*, Travelling exhibition, Royal Canadian Academy

Portraits on Paper, Morris Gallery, Toronto

Four Canadian Printmakers*, Central Washington State College, Ellensburg, WA

Ontario Now*, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton

International Sculptures, Gallery Moos, Toronto

Of Human Bondage*, Travelling exhibition, The Robert McLaughlin, Oshawa

Visitors, Exiles and Residents: Artists since 1827*, University of Guelph, Ontario

Sculpture from Public Collections in Ontario: 1950-1980, Burlington Cultural Centre, ON

Viewpoints: 29 by 9*, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario, Regional Tour

Art For Architiecture*, The Macdonald Gallery, Toronto

Variations: Bachinski, Chu, Green, Urquhart*, Wellington County Museum, Elora, Ontario

The Hand Holding the Brush: Self-portraits by Canadian Artists*, London Regional Art Gallery, National Tour

Celebrating 20 Years: 1965-1985*, University of Guelph Faculty of Fine Arts, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph

V Bienal americana de artes graficas*, Museo de Arte Moderno, Cali, Colombia

Yellow, Durham Art Gallery, Ontario 

The Object is the Object, Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario

Blue, Durham Art Gallery, Ontario

Red, Durham Art Gallery, Ontario

The Print Defined, The Blyth Art Gallery, Blyth, Ontario

Practice and Pedagogy, London Regional

Art Museum, London, Ontario

A Show of CATS: The Feline in Art, Prior Editions, Vancouver

Printmakers at Riverside*, Travelling exhibition, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

Here’s Looking at Me Kid: Artists Look at Themselves, Art Gallery of North York

Museologic, Art Gallery of Mississauga, ON

Three Master Printmakers, Wallace Galleries Ltd., Calgary

New Etchings and Pastels, John Szoke Gallery, New York

Great Canadian Art for a Great Canadian Cause, Ron Moore Gallery, Toronto

Sculptures, Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montréal

The Human Figure in Contemporary Art, Galerie de Bellefeuille

Art Expo, John Szoke Editions, New York.

Naked Emotion, Kitchener-Waterloo

Art Gallery, Kitchener

TWO NATIONS: Works on Paper, Travelling Exhibition, Canada and Cuba, 2000-2002*

Art Expo, John Szoke Editions, New York

Contemporary Still Life,

Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montréal

Art 2002, Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal

 

Public Collections / Collections publiques

 

Uffizi Gallery, Florence

Civic Museum, Lugano, Switzerland

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal

Vancouver Art Gallery

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa

Robert McLauglin Art Centre, Oshawa

Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, Ontario

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario

Art Gallery of Mississauga, Ontario

Art Gallery of North York, Ontario

Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario

Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario

Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario

The Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery,

Owen Sound

Department of External Affairs, Canada

Government of Ontario

University of Iowa

University of Guelph

University of Lethbridge

University of Windsor

McMaster University, Hamilton

Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo

Erindale College, University of Toronto

Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario

Mount St. Vincent University, Halifax

University of Manitoba

Athabasca University, Alberta

Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montréal

Rodman Hall Art Centre, St. Catharine

Royal Bank of Canada

Canadian Pacific Railways

Shell Canada Collection

Sun Life Insurance of Canada

Claridge Collection, Montréal

The Toronto Stock Exchange

The Toronto Star

General Foods of Canada, Toronto

Cineplex Odeon Limited, Toronto

A.E. Lepage Ltd., Toronto

Drabinsky Collection, Toronto

Rothmans of Canada Collection, Toronto

Guaranty Trust, Toronto

OMERS, Toronto

Hammerson Canada Inc., Toronto

Esso Resources Ltd., Calgary

Norcen Energy, Calgary

CADVision, Calgary

 

Public Commissions / Commandes publiques

 

1975

1977

1980

1984

1985

1988

1992

University of Waterloo

Kitchener, Court House

Mohawk College, Health Sciences Centre, Hamilton

Maclean Hunter Building, College Park, Toronto

Donald Forster Sculpture Park, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph

Cineplex Odeon Theatre, Kitchener

Mines & Minerals Research Centre, Laurentian University, Sudbury

 

Honours, Awards, and Grants / Distinctions, prix et bourses

 

1969

 

1971

 

1973

 

1974

1978

 

1979

 

1982

Canada Council Short-Term Grant, for the production of portfolio of lithographs

After Birth. Printed by George C. Miller and Son, New York

University of Guelph Research Advisory Board Grant

Prix Albert Dumouchel, Exposition Internationale d’art graphique, Montréal

University of Guelph Research Advisory Board Grant

Merit Prize, Los Angeles Printmaking Society, International Exhibition

Premio dell’instituto Bancario S. Paolo di Tuono, (Prize), V Biennale (Graphic Arts), Florence

Canada Council Materials Grant

Arts Council of Ontario Grant

Canada Council Materials Grant

Arts Council of Ontario Grant

Canada Council Short-Term Grant to study in France

 

Selected Bibliography / Bibliographie - Books / Monographies

 

1980

1982                                           

1984

1989

Morris, Jerrold, 100 Years of Canadian Drawing, Methuen, Toronto

Parkin, Jeanne and Boyle, William, Ed., Art in Architecture (Art for the Built Environment in the Province of Ontario), Visual Arts of Ontario, Toronto

Bayer Fern, The Ontario Collection, Fitzhenry and Whiteside, Toronto

Burnett, David, Cineplex Odeon: The First Ten Years, Cineplex Odeon Corporation, Toronto

 

Shanty Bay Press Books / Livres de Shanty Bay Presse

 

Virgil. Eclogues. Translated by C.D. Lewis with 23 two colour linocuts by Walter Bachinski. Published by Shanty Bay Press, 1999

Crispin Elsted. Ode: Still Life with Vase of Flowers. Broadsheet. 18 by 27 ½ inches. Hand set 18 point Deepdene with Garamond for display. 12 colour pochoir illustration (14 3/4 by 5 3/8 in.) by Walter Bachinski. Signed by Elsted and Bachinski, 2000

CIRCUS. 5 poems on the circus with pochoirs and woodcuts by Walter Bachinski. Published by Shanty Bay Press, 2002

Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite. Translated by Susan C. Shelmerdine with pochoirs and woodcuts by Walter Bachinski. Published by Shanty Bay Press, 2003

Bodleian Library, John Johnson Collection, Oxford British Library, London

Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New York, New York

Florida Atlantic University, Mata and Arthur Jaffe Collection of Books as Aesthetic Objects, Wimberly Library, Boca Raton, Florida

Harvard University, Houghton Library, Cambridge, Massachussets

Lafayette College, Skillman Library, Easton, Pennsylvania

MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario

McGill University Libraries, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Montréal, Québéc

Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library, Special Collections, Toronto, Ontario

National Gallery of Canada, Library, Ottawa, ON

National Library of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

New York Public Library, Rare Books Division, New York

Rochester Institute of Technology, Melbert B. Cary Jr., Graphic Arts Collection, Wallace Library, Rochester, New York

Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Simon Fraser University, Special Collections, WAC Bennett Library, Burnaby, BC

Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Special Collections, Topeka, Kansas

University of Alberta, Bruce Peel Special Collections Library, Edmonton, Alberta

University of Iowa, Special Collections, Iowa City

University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, Toronto

University of Vermont, Burlington, Bailey/Howe Library, Vermont

Williams College, Chapin Library, Williamstown, Massachussets