Rhonda Barrett (b.1979, Canada, paper artist)

Suite 304, Veith House, Halifax, NS B3K 3L4  

 

Selected exhibitions and showings:

  • 2020 - Group Exhibition - Winter Fantasy, Art Zone Gallery, Halifax, NS

  • 2019 – Solo Installation – ‘The Poets Grotto’, Nocturne, Art at Night, Halifax, NS

  • 2019 – Group Exhibition – ‘Memorable Moments’, Art Zone Gallery, Halifax, NS

  • 2019 – Group Exhibition – ‘Moon’, ARCAC ArtsPlace, Annapolis Royal, NS

  • 2019 – Group Exhibition and Sale – Peggy’s Cove Festival of the Arts, NS

  • 2019 – Group Exhibition – ‘Clapback’, James Black Gallery, Vancouver, BC

  • 2019 – Solo Exhibition – ‘Park’, Art 1274 Hollis, Halifax, NS

  • 2019 – Solo Exhibition – ‘Patterns Disturbed’, Gallery 1919, Halifax NS

  • 2018 – Solo Exhibition – ‘Maiden, Mother, Crone’, Gallery 1919, Halifax, NS

  • 2018 – Solo Exhibition – ‘Germinations’, Dart Gallery, Portland Street, Dartmouth, NS

  • 2018 – Juried Exhibition – ‘Small Treasures’, ICCA, Inverness, NS

  • 2018 – Group Exhibition – ‘Hands Dancing’, ICCA, Inverness, NS

  • 2018 – Group Exhibition – ‘Generations’, Truro Art Society, Truro, NS

  • 2018 – Group Exhibition – ‘Red’, Hardware Gallery, Kentville, NS

  • 2017 – Group Exhibition – Nonesuch Art on Paper Awards Finalists, Parrsboro, NS

  • 2017 – Group Exhibition – Art Zone Gallery Members Show, Barrington Street, Halifax, NS

  • 2017 – Group Exhibition – ‘Mon o chrome’, Dart Gallery, Portland Street, Dartmouth, NS

  • 2017 – Group Exhibition – ‘Creative Resistance’ St. FX Gallery, Antigonish, NS

  • 2017 – Solo Exhibition - Corridor Gallery – VANS office, Pier 21, Halifax, NS

  • 2016  - Performance (Dance) – Art Zone Gallery, Nocturne 2016, Halifax, NS

  • 2016 – Group Exhibition/Dance Performance – Art Zone Gallery, Barrington Street, Halifax, NS

  • 2016 – Group Exhibition – Nonesuch Art on Paper Awards Finalists, Montreal, QC

  • 2016 – Group Exhibition – Nonesuch Art on Paper Awards Finalists, Parrsboro, NS

  • 2015 – Group Exhibition – Art Zone Gallery Members Show, Barrington Street, Halifax, NS

  • 2015 – Solo Event/Exhibition – ‘Birds Flyin’ High’, The Waiting Room, Almon Street, Halifax, NS

 

Education:

  • 2017 – Fundamentals of Graphic Design, 5 Course Specialization, CAL Arts through Coursera

  • 2017 – Heritage Management, Universite Bocconi through Coursera

  • 2002 – Architectural Technology, College of the North Atlantic (drafting and architectural sketching and modelling)

 

Associations:

  • Member – Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS), Halifax, NS

  • Acting Membership Coordinator – CARFAC, Canadian Artists’ Representation (Maritimes)

  • Member Artist – Art 1274 Hollis, Art Cooperative and Gallery, Hollis Street, Halifax, NS

  • Member Artist – Handworks Gallery, Saint John, NB

  • Member Artist – Paper Artist Collective, London, UK

 

Media Coverage:

  • Featured on Global Halifax Mornings, June 25 with Jeremy Keefe. (5:45 of on air time)

  • Interviewed by The Chronicle Herald, ‘In the Studio’ Series for publication in 2019.

  • Featured in Murze Magazine, ‘Ten Days of Art’, Issue Five, 2019

  • Featured in Murze Magazine, ‘Minimalism’, Issue Three, 2018

  • Featured in The Coast Magazine ‘Fall Arts Preview’, Volume 26, Number 11

  • Interviewed and aired as part of CBC Atlantic News coverage of the Paint Peggy’s Cove event, July 10, 2017

  • d’Entremont, Yvette: “Making It With Metro”, Metro News, January 20-22, 2017

  • “2016 Nonesuch Art on Paper Awards Finalists Exhibition, 30 September-14 October 2016”, Kolaj Magazine, Issue 16, 2016

  • Nonesuch Art on Paper Awards, “Les Expositions 2016 Nonesuch Art on Paper Awards Exhibition”; Black Dog and One-Eyed Press, 2016

 

Collections:

  • Pieces are currently being held in private collections in

    • Toronto, ON

    • Calgary, AB

    • Halifax, NS

    • Vancouver, BC

    • Boston, MA, USA

    • New York, NY, USA

  • Corporate commissions

    • Black Sheep Restaurant, Halifax, NS

    • Wayfare Oyster House, Whitehorse, Yukon

    • Julia Johnson, Caldwell Banker Supercity, Halifax, NS

 

Workshops Taught:

  • 2019 – Up-cycling Newspaper Into Landscape Art – 1 day workshop, Chester Arts Centre, Chester, NS

  • 2018 – Crazy Figure Collage – 2 hour workshop, MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning, Dartmouth, NS

  • 2017 – Collage FUN-damentals – 2 hour workshop, MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning, Dartmouth, NS

  • 2017 – Collage Creation – 1 day workshop, Main and Station, Parrsboro, NS

 

Awards:

  • 2019 – Honorable Mention, ‘Protest Art Contest’, MacGillvray Law, Halifax, NS

  • 2018 – Regional Finalist, Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series

  • 2017 – Regional Finalist, Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series

  • 2017 – Finalist at Nonesuch Art on Paper Awards, Main and Station, Parrsboro, NS

  • 2016 – Emerging Artist Award- Art Zone Gallery, Barrington Street, Halifax, NS

  • 2016 – Finalist at Nonesuch Art on Paper Awards, Main and Station, Parrsboro, NS