BIOGRAPHY

Born 1948 in Czech Republic.

Studied from 1963 to 1968 at the Prague Conservatory.

Came to Canada in 1969, presently lives and works in Toronto.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2006  "Vaclav Vaca: Visionary Surrealist, A retrospective 1975-2005"

          Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI, Curated by Michael S. Bell

2003  The Gallery, Stirling, ON

2000  Prachenske Museum in Pisek, Czech Republic

1993  St. Michael's Gallery, Toronto, ON

1987  Rosicrucian Museum, San Jose, CA

1985  Gallery Sanchez, San Francisco, CA

1984  C. E. Smith Museum, UC Hayward, CA

1983  Crown Zellerbach Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

1983  Illuminarium Gallery, Larkspur, CA

1981  St. Thomas Art Museum, ON

1980  La Chasse -Galerie, Toronto, ON

1980  Amber Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1979  Atlantean Art Gallery, Toronto, ON

1979  Florence Abbott Gallery, Hamilton, ON

1978  Hart House Gallery, University of Toronto, ON

1977  Hidden Gallery, Toronto, ON

1976  Scollard Gallery, Toronto, ON

1974  CMC Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2018  Imago Mundi, Toronto, ON

2005  DeLeon White Gallery, Toronto, ON

2004  Masterpiece Gallery, Toronto, ON

2004  Chalk Farm Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2003  Saxe Gallery, Toronto, ON

1986  "IFRAA 86" Judah L. Magnus Museum, Berkeley, CA

1984  Banco Nacional de Mexico, Mexico City

1983  "One Hundred Vows of the Sun" San Francisco, CA

1983  San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, CA

1981  Ellen Burka Gallery, Toronto, ON

1980  OMNI Art Show, Marshall Fields Gallery, Chicago, IL

1979  Wilson Art Center, Rochester, NY

Awards / Commissions

1985 XSABA International Foundation Award, San Francisco, CA

1983  Merlin Foundation for Excellence in the Arts, CA

1982  Ontario Arts Council Grant

1982  CBC Television: "Vaclav Vaca - Fantastic Visions" TV Documentary

Contact:

Vaclav Vaca  

tel. 416 788-1448

e-mail:   vaclavvaca@rogers.com