Barbara Balfour, a Toronto-based artist, is Associate Professor in the Print Media Area of the Department of Visual Art and Art History, and Graduate Program Director of the MFA/PhD Graduate Program of Visual Arts, at York University. Her current research involves text-based art practices and print’s relationship to multiplicity. Recent and upcoming exhibitions include: Kyoto Hanga 2016: The International Print Exhibition (Canada & Japan); A Bridge Not Too Far – China (Bill Boyle Artport, Toronto); The Slightly Sad Colour of Early Winter P.M. (Katzman/Kamen Gallery, Toronto); The Farewell (York Quay Centre Project Room, Toronto); Living & Dying (YYZ, Toronto), Library (Library Gallery, Winnipeg); MISS READ Artists’ Book Fair (Kunstwerke, Berlin); El Ultimo Libro / The Last Book (travelling). Other activities include artist residencies, curatorial projects, and critical writing, including an essay in PUBLIC 51: Colour. Her most recent publication is The Inkiest Black, launched at Katzman Contemporary (2014) and the LA Art Book Fair (2015).
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