About Mary Anne Barkhouse
Mary Anne Barkhouse was born in Vancouver and belongs to the Nimpkish band, Kwakiutl First Nation. An established artist and sculptor, she is a descendant of a long line of internationally recognized Northwest Coast artists that includes Ellen Neel, Mungo Martin, and Charlie James.
Galleries that have showcased her work include the Ottawa Art Gallery; Art Gallery of Peterborough; Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa; Art Gallery of Sudbury; Gallery Stratford; and the Wave Hill Glyndor Gallery, New York. Her public art installations can be found in parks and university campuses across Ontario and her work is in the collections of many prestigious institutions, including the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Canadian Museum of History, Ottawa; McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg; Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon; MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina; Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa; Museum of Anthropology at UBC, Vancouver; Art Gallery of Guelph; Banff Centre for the Arts; and the Department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada.
Barkhouse is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts and is currently based in Minden, Ontario.