Sara Barker

Born in Manchester, UK, 1980
Lives & works in Glasgow

Education

1999-2003 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Painting, Glasgow School of Art
1998-1999 History of Art, University of Glasgow

Current / Forthcoming Exhibitions

2019

New Art Centre, Wiltshire (S)

2020

Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds (S)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017

The faces of older images, Mary Mary, Glasgow
a weak spot in the earth, The Approach, London

2016

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
CHANGE-THE-SETTING, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

2015

Outdoor work commission, CASS Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, West Sussex
Permanent sculptural commission, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh

2014

for myself & strangers, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
I become almost a shadow, carlier gebauer, Berlin

2013

The subtle knife (with Ryder Architecture), BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
THE THINGS THAT ARE SOLID, ABSORBED AND STILL, Mary Mary, Glasgow
Patterns, outdoor work commission, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh

2012

Mary Mary at 45 Alexandra Park Street, Glasgow
Woman at a window, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London

2010

Images, Mary Mary, Glasgow

2009

FOUR, Dublin

2008

Present Future, Artissima Art Fair, Turin
hanging a way of dressing, Glasgow Project Rooms, Glasgow

2007

Mary Mary, Glasgow

2006

New Work Scotland, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

NOW, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
DRAF x MOSTYN: She sees the shadows, Llandudno
Condo New York, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York
Virginia Woolf: an exhibition inspired by her writings, Pallant House, Chichester; The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Surface Work, Victoria Miro, London
L’immagine e il suo doppio, Eduardo Secci Contemporary, Firenze

2017

Women to Watch, Phillips, London
Imagination and its Contents, Frestonian Gallery, London
New Sculpture, The Whitworth, University of Manchester, Manchester
Transparency, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

2016

Geographies of Dust and Air, Mary Mary, Glasgow

2015

Signal Failure, Pace, London

2013

The End of the 20th Century: The Best Is Yet to Come, Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum fur Gegenwart, Berlin
Sara Barker / Barbara Kasten, Mary Mary at 10 Northington Street, London
The Gravity of Things, Galeria Quadrado Azul, Lisbon
Laura Aldridge / Sara Barker / Sue Tompkins, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago
New Order: British Art Today, Saatchi Gallery, London
Drawing : Sculpture, The Drawing Room, London
The Geometry of Things – Markus Amm / Sara Barker / Robin Watkins, GAK, Bremen
Least common denominator, M1 Arthur Boskamp-Stiffung, Hohenlockstedt

2012

A House of Leaves. Second Movement, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Tracing the Century: Drawing from Tate Collection, Tate Liverpool
Pink Caviar: Recent Acquisitions, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
Drawing : Sculpture, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
Studio 58: Women Artists in Glasgow Since WWII, Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow School of Art

2011

Frauenzimmer – Sara Barker / Karla Black / Carol Bove / Thea Djordjadze / Isa Genzken / Kitty Kraus / Tatiana Trouvé, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Look with all your eyes, look, Frith Street Gallery, London
Sara Barker / Lars Tygesen, Christian Anderson, Copenhagen
Somiglianze non sensibili, Galerie Opdahl, Berlin

2010

Maria Loboda / Chiara Camoni / Sara Barker / Marie Lund / Gyan Panchard, Galerie Opdahl, Norway
Sara Barker / Jessica Rankin, carlier gebauer, Berlin

2009

The morning after the big fire – Sara Barker / Michael Samuels, Ville du Parc Contemporary Art Center, Annemasse, France
Taj Mahal Travellers, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm
La Importancia del Pez Cebra, Pillar Parra & Romero, Madrid
Zero Budget Biennial, Paris
The Actuality of the Idea, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London

2008

Base: Object, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
Open Eye Club, Tramway, Glasgow
Claire Barclay / Sara Barker / Neil Clements / Sally Osborn / Jonathan Owen / Albrecht Schafer, Doggerfisher, Edinburgh

2007

Studio Voltaire, London

2006

Peaton House, Cove Park, Argyll & Bute
Magazine  2006, Edinburgh Sculpture workshop
Mantua Art Festival, Roscommon, Ireland
Transmission Members show, Glasgow

2005

Re-Escape, Hamburg, Germany Untitled, Transmission, Glasgow

2004

Best in Show, Members show, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh
Shadow Lives, Emerged Gallery, Glasgow (with Tim Facey)
Sara Barker / Lotte Gertz, Mary Mary Project Space, Glasgow