Mary Anne Barkhouse, The Four Horses of the Apocalypse and the Donkey of Eternal Salvation, (detail) 2008, installation, varying dimensions Photo by: David Barbour
Mary Anne Barkhouse
Mary Anne Barkhouse was born in Vancouver, BC, and belongs to the Nimpkish band, Kwakiutl First Nation. She is a descendant of a long line of internationally recognized artists that includes Ellen Neel, Mungo Martin and Charlie James. She graduated with honours from the Ontario College of Art and Design and has exhibited widely across Canada. Working with a variety of materials and processes, Barkhouse examines environmental concerns and Indigenous culture through the use of animal imagery. A member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Art, Barkhouse’s work can be found in the collections of the Art Bank of the Canada Council for the Arts, Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, The Banff Centre and the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs. In addition she has public art installations at Thunder Bay Art Gallery, University of Western Ontario in London, McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre in Guelph and the Milennium Walkway in Peterborough.
The Four Horses of the Apocalypse and the Donkey of Eternal Salvation, 2008
Courtesy the Artist
Main Exhibition Site, 109 Pacific