HOWEY, Barbara A. C.

1954 - ?

Barbaba Howey

Born at Chippenham, Wiltshire in 1954, daughter of Robert Dalzell Howey (1924-1998) and his wife Annie née Chapman (1924-1985), who married at Cambridge in 1946. Barbara graduated BA (1st class) in Fine Art as a mature student from Leicester Polytechnic in 1991, followed by an MA in Social History of Art at Leeds University in 1992 and a PhD in 2001 at Norwich School of Art and Design. After finishing an MA in 1992 she started teaching at Norwich School of Art and Design, working with students over a range of fine art disciplines at BA Hons level including, painting, textile culture, sculpture, drawing and video and in a variety of contexts from personal tutorials, seminars, planning exhibitions, critiques, assessment and lectures. Her practice is primarily as a painter working in oil and watercolour collage. Founder and chair of Paint Club East, an organisation based in East Anglia through which a series of talks and studio critques engages with contemporary debates within painting and is also a member of an exhibiting artists group 'Clause Four' which consists of artists working in a range of media from video, performance, installation, photography and painting. In 2012, with three other artists, worked on a project which is based on a residency undertaken at Orford Ness, a cold war nuclear site in Suffolk. She has exhibited widely in the UK including at Norwich Gallery; Standpoint Gallery, London; Huddersfield Art Gallery; Outpost, Norwich; Axis Arts, Manchester, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, Phoenix Gallery, Exeter, also at Columbia University; Pearl Street Gallery, New York and Offit Gallery, New York and in Tokyo. Barbara married at Norwich in 1999 Derek C. Mace and currently lives and works in Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich.











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