Approved: 22.02.2007

Barbara Walker

Artist, Researcher

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Approved: 22.02.2007

Biography

Barbara Walker is an artist based in Birmingham, England. Her practice is inspired by the social, political and cultural realities that inform her life and the lives of those around her. Working primarily in drawing and painting, her work addresses issues such as class, representation, power, and belonging.

She has undertaken several residencies and has had a significant number

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  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Activities: Lecturing, Practice-based research, Residencies, Community arts, Public art
  • Categories: Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Public Art, Research
 
 

Biography

Biography Barbara Walker is an artist based in Birmingham, England. Her practice is inspired by the social, political and cultural realities that inform her life and the lives of those around her. Working primarily in drawing and painting, her work addresses issues such as class, representation, power, and belonging. She has undertaken several residencies and has had a significant number of solo exhibitions of her drawings and paintings, in the UK. Her work has also been included in international exhibitions.

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 2004 - PGCE (Post Grad/Education-Art and Design), Wolverhampton University, Wolverhampton 1996 - BA, Art and Design (First class Hons), University Central England, Birmingham Solo exhibitions 2009 - Louder Than Words, Vane Contemporary Art, Newcastle upon Tyne 2007 - Louder Than Words, Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham 2007 - Louder Than Words, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham 2006 - Louder Than Words, UNIT 2 Gallery, London 2005 - Testimony, Queens Hall, Gallery, Hexham 2005 - Testimony, Suffolk College, Ipswich 2002 - Private Face, 198 Gallery, London 2002 - Private Face, EMACA, Nottingham 2002 - Private Face, Midland Art Centre, Birmingham 2000 - Communication, The Usher Gallery, Lincoln Group exhibitions 2012 - BERLIN / BIRMINGHAM / BEYOND, BERLIN / BIRMINGHAM / BEYOND, Birmingham 2012 - Deptford X Fringe Festival, Deptford , London 2010 - The Meaning of Style , The New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK 2009 - Birmingham Seen , Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham UK 2009 - East International 09, Norwich University College of the Arts , Norwich 2009 - Feminist At practices: rewind,remix and pump up Volume!, Axis Online Curated Selection. Curated by Katy Deepwell, UK, Axis Online Curated Selection, Curated by Katy Deepwell 2008 - Art of Birmingham II, 1940 -2008, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham 2008 - Hair : Community Stories from Birmingham, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham 2008 - Newcastle Gateshead Arts Fair, Newcastle upon Tyne, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle upon Tyne 2008 - Open West Midlands, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton 2008 - Say it as it is, Signal Galley, London 2006 - Artfest 06, Birmingham , Birmingham 2006 - Families, Oxford House Gallery, London 2004 - Human Condition, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham 2004 - True Stories, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham 2004 - True Stories, Museu de Arte Contemporanea, Sao Paulo, Brazil 2003 - True Stories, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton 2002 - Front of House, Winson Green, Birmingham 2002 - Intervention , Handsworth, Birmingham 2000 - Black Artists Exhibition, Q-arts , Derby 1999 - Central Collective, Roundhouse Gallery, Birmingham 1999 - Ingoldby Estate Community Arts Project, Northfield, Birmingham 1998 - Group Show, Woodbridge Gallery, Birmingham 1996 - Group Show, The Custard Factory, Birmingham 1995 - Women's Festival, University Central England, Birmingham Residencies 2008 - Triangle Art Trust International Residency (Sept - Dec), The Bag Factory, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2006 - Mentoring/artist residency, Witwaterstand University, Johannesburg, South Africa 2005 - Painting and Drawing course , Accademia Italianna, Florence, Italy 2000 - Communication/Collection, The Usher Gallery, Lincoln