BIOGRAPHY

Born 1948 in CzechRepublic.
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 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

SelectedGroup Exhibitions:
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 Award for Excellence in the Arts, CA
1982 Ontario Arts Council Grant
1982 CBC Television: “Vaclav Vaca- Fantastic Visions” TV Documentary