Sara Barker's Biography

Sara Barker
Born in 1980, Manchester, UK
Lives and works in Glasgow, UK



SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2016
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
CHANGE-THE-SETTING, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

2015
Outdoor work commission, CASS Sculpture Foundation, West Sussex, UK
Permanent sculptural commission, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, UK

2014
for myself & strangers, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, UK
I become almost a shadow, carlier gebauer, Berlin, Germany

2013
The subtle knife with Ryder Architecture, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
THE THINGS THAT ARE SOLID, ABSORBED AND STILL, Mary Mary, Glasgow, UK
Patterns, outdoor work commission, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, UK

2012
Mary Mary at 45 Alexandra Park Street, Glasgow
Women 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


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2017
20 Years Show, The Approach, London

2016
Geographies of Dust and Air, Mary Mary Glasgow, UK

2015
Signal Failure, Pace, London, UK

2013
The End of the 20th Century: The Best Is Yet to Come, Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum fur Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
Sara Barker / Barbara Kasten, Mary Mary at 10 Northington Street, London, UK
The Gravity of Things, Galeria Quadrado Azul, Lisbon, Portugal
Laura Aldridge / Sara Barker / Sue Tompkins, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, USA
New Order: British Art Today, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Drawing : Sculpture, The Drawing Room, London, UK
The Geometry of Things – Markus Amm / Sara Barker / Robin Watkins, GAK, Bremen, Germany
Least common denominator, M1 Arthur Boskamp-Stiffung, Hohenlockstedt, Germany

2012
Tracing the Century: Drawing from Tate Collection, Tate Liverpool
Pink Caviar, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
Studio 58: Women Artists in Glasgow Since WWII, Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow School of Art DRAWING : SCULPTURE (curated by The Drawing Room, London), Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds & touring

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 Andersen, Copenhagen
Somiglianze non sensibili, Galerie Opdahl, Berlin

2010
Maria Loboda / Chiara Camoni / Sara Barker / Marie Lund / Gyan Panchard, Galleri 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, 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