Resumé

BARBARA BROWN

B.F.A., M.A., H.T.R.
Ottawa, Canada
bbrown7520@gmail.com

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EDUCATION


Master of Arts

  • Manchester Polytechnic, (now Manchester Metropolitan University) 1987
  • Faculty of Art & Design, Manchester, England
  • Thesis: The Place of Art within Architecture

Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, N.S. (NSCAD University) 1985

Special Studies

  • Diploma – Photographic Art and Production, School of Photo Arts, Ottawa 2017
  • Capture to Print – Master Class, School of Photographic Arts, Ottawa 2016
  • Studies with Robert Ferre, Geometrician of the Sacred, Kentucky, USA 2009
  • Veriditas Labyrinth Facilitation Training, Chartres, France 2007
  • Horticulture Studies, Algonquin College, Ottawa, Ontario 1997-2004
  • Intro to Horticultural Therapy, Malaspina College, (online) 1999
  • Penland School, North Carolina, USA 1989
  • Haystack Mountain School, Deer Isle, Maine, USA 1984
  • Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta

SCHOLARSHIPS


  • Penland School North Carolina 1989
  • Ontario Crafts Council 1989, 1993

VISUAL ARTS GRANTS & AWARDS


  • Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts, St. Andrew’s, NB. Canada  2017
  • Canada Council C Grant 1996
  • Exhibition Assistance – Ontario Arts Council 1992, 1994, 1997
  • Regional Government of Ottawa-Carleton 1990, 1992, 1994, 1997
  • Ontario Arts Council 1989, 1993, 1994

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS


  • Northern Passage, 150’ long installation of painted aluminium panels,
    Province of Ontario Government Services Building, Thunder Bay, Ontario 1992
  • Trellisworks, Sculptural installation, Greensboro Community Centre, Ottawa 1991
  • Shades of Blue, Sculptural installation, Manchester Metropolitan Univ., England

COLLECTIONS


  • Government of Ontario Art Collection
  • Carleton University Art Gallery
  • Savaria Museum, Szombatheyly, Hungary
  • Canada Development Bank, Ottawa
  • The Library and Gallery, Cambridge, Ontario
  • MacMillan Binch, Toronto
  • Manchester Metropolitan University, England
  • City of Ottawa
  • Perley Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre, Ottawa
  • Private collections

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


  • Recent Work, Elle McLaughlin Gallery, Ottawa 2000
  • Living in the Material World, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal 1997
  • Traces résiduelles, Axe Neo-7, Hull, Québec 1996
  • Artist Residency, Axe Neo-7, Hull, Québec 1996
  • Résonances La Centrale, Galerie Powerhouse, Montréal, QC 1994
  • Echo, Gallery 101, Ottawa, Ontario

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


  • Flora, Bouquinart Gallery and Bookstore, Alymer, Quebec 2017
  • Exhibition No. 12, School of Photographic Arts of Ottawa (SPAO) 2017
  • Contact, Photo Toronto 2017
  • Beyond the Edge, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, 2014
    • Red Oak Labyrinth – creation of a 60’ temporary labyrinth under an oak tree
  • Lives in Winter, Shenkman Art Centre, Ottawa 2012
  • Heiratikos, Harbourfront, Toronto 2010
    • 7-circuit temporary labyrinth as setting for a classical music concert
  • Ageless, Atrium Gallery, Ottawa 2009
  • Verticality, Gallery 101, Ottawa 2008
  • O’Connor Gallery, Toronto 2009
  • Western Front, Cube Gallery, Ottawa 2008
  • Candella – Lighting Design Show, IDEX Toronto Convention Centre 2007
  • Candella – Lighting Design Show, Cube Gallery, Ottawa 2006
  • Moil,  Cube Gallery, Ottawa 2006
  • Great Big Smalls Show, Cube Gallery, Ottawa 2005
  • Christmas Show, Pukka Gallery, Ottawa 2004
  • Go West, Independent gallery, Ottawa 2004
  • Winter Group Show 2000,  Elle McLaughlin Gallery, Ottawa 2000
  • Glo, Archive Inc, Toronto 1999
  • Osaka Triennale – Sculpture, Osaka Cultural Centre, Osaka, Japan 1998
  • Pairing, Archive Inc, Toronto 1998
  • Glo, Archive Inc, Toronto 1996
  • Drawings and Dérives, Ottawa Art Gallery, curated by Diane Grenier 1996
  • Montreal Biennial of Tapestry, Centre d’essai de l’art Textile Contemporain 1993
  • Enriched Bread Artists Annual Open Studio, Ottawa 1993-2008