Barbara Klunder C.V.
SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selected)
2008 Barbara Klunder: A Retrospective Exhibition, First Canadian Place Gallery, Toronto
2008 Deep Paper Cuts: recent work in washi, DAVID KAYE GALLERY, Toronto
(Flying Ant, 2008, acquired by Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto from this exhibition)
2007 Other Goose: Recycled Rhymes for Our Fragile Times, DAVID KAYE GALLERY, Toronto
2006 Original Jazz Poster Art, Pages Bookstore Windows, Toronto, June
2006 "Woolstick Forest", Knit Café Window, Toronto
2005 "String Theory" Carpets and Sweaters, past and present., Prime Gallery, Toronto
2004 "Symbols": oil paintings of mystic symbols and nature. Prime Gallery, Toronto
2003 "Twenty Recent Oil Paintings" Prime Gallery, Toronto
2002 "Island Pictoral", thirty small oil paintings of Toronto Island
2001 "Lawn Toupee,", hooked painting & outdoor installation. Rogue Wave, Toronto,
2000 "Puppet Regime", ten sculptural puppets, Prime Gallery, Toronto
2000 "The Eight Mysteries" a portfolio of 8 letterpress prints. Reactor Gallery, Toronto
1999 "Pay Attention", ten 'Downsized' purse constructions. Ute Steibech Gallery, Lenox, Mass. USA
1998 "27 Downsized Purses", textile constructions. Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver, BC
1998 " Hand-hooked Paintings", with a Music theme, Prime Gallery, Toronto
1996 "Twenty-Seven Downsized Purses", textile constructions. Prime Gallery, Toronto.
GROUP EXHIBITONS (selected)
2003 "Half Nature/Half Human" wool carpet, on display in "Zoo", Textile Museum of Canada
2002 "The Purse" three textile purse constructions, UnCommon Objects, Harbourfront, Toronto
2001 "Bodies of Water", twelve clay vessels as torso's, Harbourfront Toronto
2000 "Om" , Hand-hooked painting in "Language in Craft", Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver, BC
1999 "Love is Blinds" twig sculpture in group show, York Quay Gallery, Toronto
1999 "Lessons in Life" Embroidered cloth book. SOFA Chicago
1998 "Medicine Chest", painted box, in "Survivors With A Voice", Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
COMMISSIONS, PROJECTS & RELATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2007 "Other Goose", written + illustrated book, re-cycled nursery rhymes.
Published by Groundwood/House of Anansi, Toronto, September.
2003 Textile Museum of Canada, Exterior Mural 12' x12' "Garage Quilt"
2003 Interior mural "Zoo", Textile Museum of Canada
2003 'Twig Garden' Finalist in Chicago's "Art Gardens/Museums" competition
2003 Interior Design, Colour Designation, Signage, Logo and Ads., both the BamBoo and the Bambu Club
2002 Twelve paper-sculpture installations. The Window Project, Q.M .Cafe Toronto
2002 "Gold, The Play", Clay & Paper Theatre. Costumes, Set Design and Poster.
2001 "Lilith Unfair" , Clay & Paper Theatre. Costumes, Set Design, and Poster.
2001 'OttoFont'. Second designed typeface, distributed by FontShop, Berlin,
1999 "Metamorphosis" embroidered book for the Dalai Lama, a gift from RickRay Documentary Films,
Los Angeles, USA
1995 'BKlunder Script'. First designed typeface, distributed by FontShop, Berlin
2008 Flying Ant, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
Numerous theatre, music and event posters over the years for Tarragon Theatre, Theatre Passe Muraille;
Toronto and Vancouver Jazz Festivals; Harbourfront; Laurie Anderson; Rolling Stones and other
musicians cd covers and logos. Many environmental, human rights, and good-cause fundraising posters and t-shirt designs.
To view fonts go to www.fontfont.com
To view Barbara's commercial and textile work visit gallery 1 and 2