Barbara Paterson

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Barbara Paterson.

Barbara Paterson is a Canadian artist, primarily known for her bronze figurative works, specializing in a variety of sculpture media including wax, stone, bronze and welded steel.

Barbara sculpted numerous public commissions, including Lois Hole "A Legacy of Love and Learning", and the "Famous Five" monuments in Calgary, Alberta's Olympic Square and on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario.[1][2] A detail image from the "Famous Five" monuments was featured on a Canada Post stamp in October 1999, and is currently pictured on the Canadian $50.00 bill. She has publicly exhibited her art across Canada, in Bulgaria, Singapore and New York City. Barbara lives in Edmonton, Alberta with husband John Paterson. She has three sons (David, Jamie, and Duncan)

Barbara is also a Kappa Alpha Theta Alumna.



  1. ^ "Give a gift to the city: The Emily Carr statue". 2009-10-22. Retrieved 2011-02-04. 
  2. ^ "Government of Canada Supports Commemoration of Canadian Artist and Writer Emily Carr". 2010-08-20. Archived from the original on 2012-03-27. Retrieved 2011-02-04.