Mary Anne Barkhouse
|Mary Anne Barkhouse|
Vancouver, British Columbia
|Education||Ontario College of Art, 1991|
Barkhouse was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1961. She is related to several notable artists from the Kwakwaka'wakw art tradition, including Ellen Neel, Mungo Martin, and Charlie James. She was a student of metalsmith Lois Betteridge. In the 1980s Barkhouse played bass with the Ottawa, Ontario punk band The Restless Virgins.
Barkhouse's artworks highlight modern environmental and indigenous concerns through the lens of personal and shared histories. Many of her works use animal imagery.
Barkhouse is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.
- Land Marks, 2014, Mary Anne Barkhouse, Wendy Coburn, Brendan Fernandes, Jerome Havre, Susan Gold, 2014, Art Gallery of Windsor.
- Reins of Chaos, 2014, Norfolk Arts Centre, Simcoe, Ontario.
- What is Land Exhibition, 2012, The Tree Museum, Gravenhurst, Ontario.
- Facing the Animal, 2012, Julie Andreyev, Bill Burns, Mary Anne Barkhouse, Vancouver, B.C.
- Close Encounters: The Next 400 Years, 2011, Group exhibition featuring 33 Indigenous artists from Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand (Aoteara), Finland, and Brazil, Plug IN ICA, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
- Harvest, 2009, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
- Boreal Baroque, Mary Anne Barkhouse, 2009, Espanade Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta.
- Beaver Tales: Canadian Art and Design, 2008, Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Ontario.
- Sovereign, 2007, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
- Sanctuary, Mary Anne Barkhouse and Michael Belmore, 2005, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Ontario.
- Persevere, 2006, bronze on velvet cushion with printed silk map, Government of Ontario Art Collection, Archives of Ontario.
- 'namaxsala (Kwakwala, "to travel in a boat together") (2013) Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau, Quebec.
- Lichen (1999-2002), McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Vaughan, Ontario; (2002-) Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, Ontario. In collaboration with Ojibway artist Michael Belmore.
- Covenant (2012) McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.
- Harvest (2009) “The Muhheakantuck in Focus.” Wave Hill, New York City, New York.
- Early Morning Wolf Stretching Exercises (1993) "Multiplicity: A New Cultural Strategy." Museum of Anthropology at UBC, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
- "Mary Anne Barkhouse". Aboriginal Curatorial Collective. Retrieved 30 March 2014.
- Hill, Greg A.; Hopkins, Candice; Lalonde, Christine (2013). Sakahan: International Indigenous Art. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada. p. 155. ISBN 978-0-88884-912-0.
- Dysart, Jennifer; Bob, Tanya; Barkhouse, Mary Anne (2012). Old Punk Rockers Never Die, They Just Do Installation Art (PDF). Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia. Retrieved 30 March 2014.
- Warnica, Richard. "Acorn as Art; an Arresting Public Sculpture Features Four Squirrels Worshipping a Giant Nut." National Post: Jun 20 2015. ProQuest. Web. 23 Sep. 2015
- Galleries & museums. (2014, Apr 15). Windsor Star. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1516657979
- Garneau, David. "Traditional Futures." Border Crossings 30.2 (2011): 72-78. Art Full Text (H.W. Wilson). Web. 23 Sept. 2015
- Harvest, National Gallery of Canada
- Sovereign, National Gallery of Canada
- Simpson, Peter (13 September 2013). "Mary Anne Barkhouse’s brilliant copper canoe, now at the Museum of Civilization". Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved 30 March 2014.
- Kerstin Knopf (2008). Aboriginal Canada Revisited. University of Ottawa Press. pp. 171–172. ISBN 978-0-7766-0679-8.
- "New Public Art: Mary Anne Barkhouse sculpture". McMaster Museum of Art Blog. McMaster University Museum of Art. Retrieved 30 March 2014.
- Genocchio, Benjamin (3 September 2009). "The River’s Meaning to Indians, Before and After Hudson". The New York Times. Retrieved 30 March 2014.
- 'namaxsala (To Travel in a Boat Together) from the Canadian Museum of History