Pierre Leichner has changed career from a thirty-year as an academic psychiatrist to be an artist. He obtained his BA from Emily Carr University, Vancouver in 2007. Early works reflected his view of the artist as an observer and commentator on society. He obtained Masters in Fine Arts from Concordia University in 2011. Since then, his practice has shifted towards environmental and socially engaged work. He is a member of the Art Is Land Network environmental artists collective and the Gallery Gachet artists collective. He is on the board of the Community Arts Council of Vancouver.
Since 2005, he has had 15 solo shows, participated in 35 group shows and presented in 8 art conferences.
About Gallery Gachet
Gallery Gachet is a unique artist-run centre located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Gachet is a collectively-run exhibition and studio space built to empower participants as artists, administrators and curators.
Gallery Gachet is a non-profit artist run centre located in the Downtown Eastside.
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front door: 5 feet width
front door step: 6 inch height
ramp: 34 inch width
washroom door: 33 inch width
toilet: 10 inch clearance on left side
14 inch clearance in front to sink
the washroom has a handrail
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