Charles Katz
paintings
phone (416)962-7082

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PROFILE:

EDUCATION
1982
Open Studio Print Shop, Colour Lithography Workshops

1981
Art's Sake Inc., Visual Arts Program, Toronto

1978
Art Students League, Drawing Anatomy Program, New York City

1977-78
Ontario College of Art, N.Y.C. Off Campus Studies Program

1975-79
Ontario College of Art, Visual Arts Program, graduated with honours

EXPERIENCE:

Artist/Director/Curator
1979 to Present: Visual Artist: paintings done primarily in Acrylic, Oil and Mixed media.

1984-1985: Director and Founder of STUDIO 620, Toronto - curated over 21 shows, involving over 250 artists; organized competitions, poetry readings, jazz concerts and fundraising events.

1980-1985: Independent Curator - curated 5 shows at galleries other than Studio 620. This included the organization of a thematic show involving 55 Canadian artists and funded, in part, by the New York State Council for the Arts. The show was on exhibit at the PUBLIC IMAGE GALLERY, East Village, New York City in 1985.

Oct. 96
Solo Exhibition, (Gallery 104) Scollard St. Artists Co-operative, Yorkville,Toronto.

July 93
Local Colour Gallery, Flesherton, Ontario

Sept. 85
Group Material, "MASS" exhibition,NYC. Tour USA , Can. + England

Sept.85
Private Image/Public Myth. Public Image Gallery, lower east side, New York City

June 85
Art for Chile, Benefit and fundraiser. 50 artists. Studio 620 June 85
"Shoe Box", A.K.A."Small Works/Big Myths",Art Culture Resource Centre,TO.

June 85
"The Micro Waves", Now Gallery, 430 E. 9th Street, lower east side, New York City

Apr. 85
"Young Canadian Artist". The Air Gallery,Tokyo,Japan.Curated by Kan Takahashi

Mar.85
Solo Exhibit, De Merry Inc., Gallery. In collaboration with the Consulate General of Canada, 142 W. 10th Street, New York City

Dec. 84
Andrew Clixtas Gallery, Toronto, 18 artists, 60 works

Dec. 84
"The Holiday Show", small works by 70 artists. Studio 620

Nov.84
"The Yellow Door In-house Group Show", Studio 620

Oct.84
"The Dancing Wu Li Masters Mask Competition", Studio 620

July 84
"The Cloud of Uncertainty Paper Art Show", Studio 620

June 84
Pauline McGibbon Cultural Centre, Toronto

May 84
"Access 84", sponsored by the Society of Canadian Artist

Apr. 84
Solo Exhibit: 6 yrs,35 works:20 paintings,4 lithographs +11 drawings,Studio 620

Jan. 83
Lacemaker's Gallery, Queen Street West, Toronto

Nov. 82
"The Cow Show" involving 30 artists ,Studio Gallery 9, Toronto

Aug. 82
Paul Petro Studio, Toronto

June 81
Lacemaker's Gallery, Toronto

July 80
Gallery 76, Toronto., Art's Sake graduates, paintings.

May 80
Gallery 76,Two Artists,Toronto






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