C.V.

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Personal Details

Email:

sally@sallybarker.org

Date of Birth:

05/12/62

Education

1985-86

Manchester Polytechnic, M.A. Painting.

1982-85

Humberside College, Hull , B.A. (Hons), Fine Art.

1981-82

Percival Whitley College, Halifax.

1974-81

Bradford Girls Grammar School

Solo Exhibitions

2016

Breathe, exhibition of residency at FUSE ArtSpace, Bradford, responding to COP-21 Paris, conference on climate change

2014

Contemporary Sedimentary, South Square Gallery, Bradford

2011

Inspired by Landscape 1, Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford -work from the Watershed Landscape Project commission.

2001 – 2012

The Sally Barker Empire

2001 – 2002

The Sally Barker Gallery , 291 gallery, London – after Tate Modern.

1993

Fort Custer, Archbishop Tenison School, London.

1990

Greenwich Theatre Gallery, London.

Group Exhibitions

2019

Im-Material Disarray, SNAParts, Wakefield, part of Yorkshire Sculpture International fringe

Temporal Terrain, with the Yorkshire Sculptors Group, Dean Clough. YSG at the West Yorkshire Print Workshop

Broken Ground, with the Yorkshire Sculptors Group, Patchings Art Centre, Notts

Prosaic – a show of painting, Coterie Gallery, Rotherham

Re-verse /Re-purpose, Studio 1.1, London

2016 – 2017

Sea Swim – Head Above Water, ACE funded touring exhibition: Peninsula Arts, Plymouth; Strange Cargo, Folkestone; Woodend Gallery, Scarborough.

2016

Flood Temporary public commission for Mytholmroyd Arts Festival in response to the Boxing Day flood

Counterpart Artist Interventions, Lytham Arts Festival

2014

The Egg, the Womb, the Head, the Moon, Artsmill Gallery.

The Watershed Landscape, final exhibition, Gallery One , Bradford

2012

This is Not an Empty Space, Melbourne Works, Hebden Bridge.

Landmarks, Water St Gallery, Todmorden.

Sculpture show at South Square Gallery, Bradford

Structures, Rose and Brown, Saltaire, Bradford

2011

Artsmill Open, Artsmill Gallery, Hebden Bridge

Six Inch Cube, South Square Gallery.

Finalist BBC series 2 Show Me The Monet with exhibition at RCA

Bradford Open, Cartwright Hall

judge for The Young Open, Cartright Hall

2010

Nexus, Exeter Phoenix Gallery

Urban Fragments, Collier Bristow Gallery, London

2009

BITE, commission for cultural event and exhibition for City of Culture bid, Carlisle

Ice, Cuppola Gallery, Sheffield.

Sculpture show, South Square Gallery, Bradford

Salon, Temporary Artspace, Halifax

the drawing shed – ACE funded drawing project with artist Sally Labern

Pick & Mix, Leytonstone Woolworths, London

The Animal Gaze– symposium & exhibition, London Metropolitan University

2008

SCOPE art fair, London, with foldgallery

Realise, The Arthouse, Yorkshire

Fred 2008, Cumbria.

Window, foldgallery, Cumbria

2007

Artgene Open, Barrow in Furness

Fred 2007, Cumbria.

Upstaging Nature, Lookout Post, London

c.art.ed in Ansdell, Lancashire.

Artists Books, John Holden Gallery, MMU, Manchester

Saltburn Gallery, window.

2006

A-mart, Ale & Porter Arts, Bradford on Avon

Plinths & Pedestals, South Central, Bath

Fred 2006, Cumbria

Britishness, Another Product Show, Cornerhouse, Manchester.

Contemporary Prints 4, London Print Studio.

2005

Snowcase, fold gallery, Cumbria.

Deptford X, London.

Fred 2005, art interventions in Cumbria.

Contemporary Prints 3, London Print Studio.

25, Exposure Gallery, Swansea

Drawing 200, The Drawing Room, London.

Catapults & High Jinx, comic show,The London Print Studio.

2004

Chaim Soutine, tattoo project, London & Tank Magazine.

Stuft, Red Gallery, Hull.

London Underground, Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco.

The Straight & Crooked Way, RCA curators course show.

Not Always The Same, Hammersidi Gallery, London, then Mjelby Arts Centre, Halmstad, Sweden.

Cranes in Trees, Commission for Chiltern Sculpture Trail.

2002

Manchester v. London, LCCA, London.

2001 – 2003

Looking With/Out, Courtauld Institute, London.

2001

Century City, Tate Modern.

Art Mart, 291 Gallery, London.Work on britart.com site & in their touring multiples shop.

Adrift at Stubnitz, Rotterdam Harbour.

Record Collection, VTO Gallery, International 3, Manchester & the Forde Gallery, Geneva.

A Project, Milch gallery, London.

City Racing , a partial account 1988-1998, I.C.A. London.

1999

e/E residency @ backspace, video screenings.

1998

Real Life, Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome.

Showgirls, billboard poster project, Sheffield.

Internet project with ‘everything’ magazine.

Participating in eBC live multimedia channel, I.C.A.

1997

Shift, Cubitt Gallery, London.Teela visits Braziers workshop.

1996

Kiss This, Focal Point, Southend.

1995

Glass Shelf Show, multiples, ICA, London.

1994

Sally Barker, Paul Hodgson & James Pyman, City Racing, London.

Supastore Boutique, Laure Genillard, London.

City Racing, Gruppe Grun Gallery, Bremen.

Modern Art, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow.

1993

Identikit, Copenhagen Place, London.

Floccinauchinihilipilification, City Racing, London.

1992

Hit and Run, Tufton Street, London.

1990

Works, with Paul Noble and Emma Barker, Union St., London.

1988

Two painters, with Paul Noble, BICA Gallery, Brighton.

Commissions and Residencies

2018 – 2019

Commission for Pendle Sculpture Trail

2018

Co-delivering the Walking Lab with the drawing shed & Studio Polpo, part of Social Arts Summit, Sheffield. Including co-design of the drawing shed 2

2016

Mytholmroyd Arts Festival, outdoor ceramic installation exploring local & global flooding

2012

Artist in residence for Exploring Landscapes Pennine Lancashire. One of six artists forming a residential hub for creative consultation, engagement of residents at Foxhill Bank Nature Reserve & Urban Park, Oswaldtwistle

2010 – 2011

Commissioned artist on Watershed Landscape Project, Pennine Prospects commissioned to make a body of work in response to the landscape of the South Pennines.

Several public sculpture commissions across London parks working with landscape architect.

Employment

Current

Visual Arts Lead & Internal Artist for Hoot Creative Arts: programming, curating exhibitions and events, mentoring, delivering sessions, running CPD & creative direction for the organisation.

Freelance artist for many organisations, galleries, museums, schools SEN schools, secure and residential mental health units etc Artist leading creative consultation for parks