Curriculum Vitae

BORN
Toronto, Ontario, 1953

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Falling Through Time, Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, Canada
2015 Miroir d'eau, Galerie LeRoyer, Montreal, Quebec
2015 Moving Pictures, The Lenticulars, Creutzberg|Van Dun, Oisterwijk, Netherlands
2014 Meditations, Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, Canada
2014 Duplicity, Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto and Galerie LeRoyer, Montréal, Canada
2013 Underworld, Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2012 Two People Walking a Tightrope in an Ordinary Life Full of Extraordinary Moments, Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, Ontario and Galerie LeRoyer, Montreal, Quebec.
2011 Chromatics and White NOise, Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2011 White NOise, Art Gallery of Grimsby, Grimsby, Canada
2010 Chromatics, Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, Canada
2009 White NOise, Airspace Gallery, Toronto International Airport, Terminal 1, Toronto, Canada
2008 White NOise, Gallery 345, Toronto, Canada
2007 Painted Ladies, Iris Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA, catalogue available
2006 Underworld, Iris Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA, catalogue available
2004 Underworld, Canadian Embassy, Washington D.C., USA, catalogue available
2003 Underworld, Canadian Embassy, Tokyo, Japan, catalogue available
2000 Human|Nature, Tatar|Alexander Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1998 Toronto & Jerusalem Series, Ogilvy & Mather International, New York, USA, and DDBNeedham World Wide, New York, USA, limited edition book
1998 Toronto & Jerusalem Series, Luminus Gallery, New York, USA
1997 Toronto & Jerusalem Series, Tatar|Alexander Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1994 The Iris Prints, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, Canada, catalogue available
1993 Cibachrome/Transfer Series, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1991 New Colour Works, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1989 Distortions, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1986 Hand Coloured Work, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Gallery Artists, Creutzberg|Van Dun, Netherlands
2014 Scope New York, Galerie LeRoyer
2012 Context, Art Miami, Galerie LeRoyer, Miami, Florida
2011 When Night Falls, Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2011 Art Wynwood, Galerie LeRoyer, Miami, Florida
2010 7ème Festival International de la Photgraphie de Mode, Cannes, France
2008 6ème Festival International de la Photgraphie de Mode, Cannes, France
2008 Traverse, Marcia Rafelman Fine Arts, Toronto, Canada
2007 5ème Festival International de la Photographie de Mode, Cannes, France
2005 Chair & Series, Meter Gallery, New York, USA
1997 2 X 30, Tatar|Alexander Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1992 Legal Perspective: Selected Works from the Corporate Collection of Osler, Hoskin &Harcourt, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinberg, Ontario, Canada
1990 The Presence of Portraits, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1990 Clochard, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1990 L’Amour: A Celebration of Love, Portfolio Gallery, London, England
1990 Chicago Art Fair, Basel Art Fair, Art Cologne, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1988 Lovers, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1987 Contemporary Canadian Photography, Grimsby Art Gallery, Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
1987 Multiples, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
1986 Masterpieces from the Gallery Collection, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1986 Twelve Contemporary Canadians, Watson Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA
1986 Imitation of Life, Gallery Quan, Toronto, Canada


MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS
2011 This is Paradise, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, (MOCCA) Toronto, Canada
2009 She Works Hard…., Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
1995 Survivors in Search of a Voice: The Art of Courage, Centre, Ottawa, Ontario Mayo Clinic, Touring Exhibition,Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada, Government Conference Rochester, Minnesota, Mackenzie Art Gallery,Regina Saskatchewan, catalogue available
1990-92 Children in Photography: 150 Years, National Traveling Exhibition


DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE ARTIST
“Barbara Cole.” Bob Barrett. Snapshot: The Art of Photography, II. Art TV, TVO and the Knowledge Network.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2012 Barbara Cole, Monograph, Bau-Xi Photo Gallery and Galerie LeRoyer
2012 Peter Hay Halpert et.al. Identities Now: Contemporary Portrait Photography,
Book, New York: Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art, USA
2011 Beatriz Diaz, Metamorphosis of the Senses,
FAHRENHEIT Contemporary Art Magazine, No. 46, Mexico
2010 Anouchka Roggeman, Le Chant des Sirènes, Talon Haut Magazine, No. 7: 35, France
2010 Betty-Ann Jordan, Barbara Cole: A Toronto photographer goes beneath the surface to find beauty, Houseand Home Magazine, Oct: 70, Canada
2008 Thomas Macho, Que Será Será: Wechselnde Frauenbilder,
DU - das Kulturmagazin, No. 789, Zürich, Switzerland
2007 Artist Profile, NY Arts Magazine, Sept-Oct, New York, USA
2006 Artist Profile, Vision Magazine, March, Beijing, China
2005 The Fortunate Photographer, Camera Arts Magazine, Feb-Mar, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
2005 Martin Dawber, Pixel Surgeons: Extreme Manipulation of the Figure in Photography,
Book, Mitchell Beazley, England
2004 No Limits, PEI Magazine, Oct, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
2004 Photo-Immersion, Photo Life Magazine, May, Toronto, Canada
2004 Artist Profile, Fashion Television, Canada
1990 Children in Photography: 150 Years, Firefly Books, Toronto, Canada


RECENT AWARDS AND PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS
2014 PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS (PX3), third prize, Duplicity
2013 London International Creative Competition, Short List, Duplicity
2012 International Photography Awards, Barbara Cole Monograph, Honorable Mention, NewYork
2011 Photography Masters Cup, International Color Awards, Honorable Mention, AbstractArt: Chromatics, Three by Four Nominee, Abstract Art: Chromatics, Red Stain
2010 Ontario Arts Council, Mid-Career Visual Arts Grant
2009 Third Prize, International Photography Awards, New York, USA
2008 Grand Prize, le 6ème Festival International de la Photographie de Mode, Cannes, France
2008 Large-scale artwork installation: Drifter Triptych, at Trump Hollywood, Florida, USA
2007 Commission, M. Lau Breast Cancer Centre, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada
2006 Large-scale artwork installation and book created, Miami ONE, Florida, USA
1997 Toronto Series, Manulife Building, Toronto, Canada


CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Bisha Hotel and Residences
Borden and Elliot
Burnac, Toronto
Canadian Imperial Bank of CommerceCanyon Ranch
Frommer Lawrence & Haug
Galileo Equity Management
Griffiths McBurney and Partners
Herzig Eye Institute
Household Finance Corporation
Jonik Hospitality Group
Levrob Holdings
Manulife Financial Corporation
Mirax, Moscow
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Texas
N M Rothschild & Sons CanadaOsler, Hoskin, & Harcourt
Polaroid Corporation, Canada
Polaroid Corporation, USA
Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation
Protocol Entertainment
Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa
Rothschild Bank of Canada Ltd.
Ryerson University, Toronto
Siemens Credit
Sloan Mauran Interior Design
Toshiba, Canada
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Saskatchewan
Xerox of Canada
Yabu Pushelberg Design