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Barbara Walker MBE

Born, 1964 in Birmingham

Barbara Walker graduated in fine art from the University of Central England in 1996. She has undertaken a number of solo projects including, Testimonies, Queen’s Hall, Northumberland, 2005; Private Face, EMACA, Nottingham, 2002, this exhibition also toured to Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham and 198 Gallery, London. Over the past ten years, Walker has also exhibited in several group exhibitions including, Families, Oxford House, London, 2006; Birmingham Artsfest 06, 2006; True Stories, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, 2003; Intervention Project, Birmingham, 2002. Walker has also been the recipient of a number of funding and research awards. In 2005, Walker spent a month at Accademia Italiana, Florence, Italy, studying drawing and painting. She lives and works in Birmingham.

The above biographical summary appeared in the brochure for Barbara Walker’s exhibition Louder Than Words, Unit 2 Gallery, London Metropolitan University, 18 November - 16 December 2006.

Barbara Walker’s work was included in the group exhibition The Meaning of Style: Black British Style, and the underlying political and social environment. (New Art Exchange, 16 January - 10 April 2010)

Walker was among those recognised in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list, awarded an MBE for services to Art.

Her web site is www.barbarawalker.co.uk

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Brochure relating to an exhibition, 2006

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Article relating to an exhibition, 2009

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2003

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Invite relating to an exhibition, 2004

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»  Art Exchange Gallery / New Art Exchange

Nottingham, United Kingdom

»  Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Birmingham, United Kingdom

»  Midlands Arts Centre - mac - mac birmingham

Birmingham, United Kingdom

»  Royal West of England Academy

Bristol, United Kingdom

»  Tiwani Contemporary

London, United Kingdom

»  Vane

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

»  Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom