Charles Pachter has not only made a significant contribution to the Canadian art scene but also recognized in France and England for his iconic works. The painter, printmaker, sculptor and designer will be on hand to discuss his selected works in the What Makes This Country Tick? exhibit

The exhibit will be run from April 1 – June 11 and feature his distinctive artworks and emblematic images that are already woven into our daily environment. Some of these include the ‘Moose Crossing’ road signs along highways and roads in Ontario.

His indicative works can also be seen at Toronto’s College Subway Station, Ottawa’s Parliament buildings, the Prime Minister’s residence, the French Embassy in Ottawa and the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Gerrie Loveys, curator of the spring exhibit and revels the symbolism the pieces “it is hard not to smile at our own unique Canadian quirks when we view Charles Pachter’s iconic images of the moose, the Queen and even butter tarts.”

She explained that the artist’s depictions of challenges and successes faced by Canadians that hit home make us feel proud to be Canadian.

In Conversation with Charles Pachter takes place Sunday, May 28, 3 – 4 p.m.

For information, visit: www.pama.peelregion.ca