Starry Night Venues
★ #35 MOFO Moose Factory of Orillia - Charles Pachter
Moose Factory of Orillia is the Orillia Studio of 'one of Canada’s leading contemporary artists, Charles Pachter is a painter, printmaker, sculptor, designer, historian, and lecturer. He was born in Toronto and holds degrees from the University of Toronto, the Sorbonne, and the Cranbrook Academy of Art. He holds honorary doctorates from Brock University, the Ontario College of Art & Design, and the University of Toronto. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada, a Chevalier of France’s Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and a recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee medal.
His paintings hang in public and private collections around the world. Those of of the queen, moose, and maple leaf flag are pop icons of Canadian art. His flag paintings hang in the Toronto Stock Exchange, in the Canadian Embassy in Washington, and in the Parliament buildings in Ottawa. His murals of Hockey Knights in Canada highlight a Toronto subway station. Retrospective Pachter exhibitions have toured France, Germany, Japan, and India.' - Bio from Artist's Website
54 Western Ave. (off Peter St. S., across from the Goodwill)
647 239 1700