Curriculum Vitae

Education

1980MA in Visual Communication, Birmingham School of Art and Design
1973BA Hons Fine Art, University of East Anglia

Awards and Exhibition Support

2011 Worcester City Art Gallery exhibition support
The Elmley Foundation grant
Worcestershire County Arts Fund grant
2004 Seeing the Light, (portfolio promotion) through U.K. Trade and Investment
2002 The Elmley Foundation grant
West Midlands Arts Bursary to attend Rhubarb-Rhubarb Festival
2001 Worcester City Art Gallery exhibition support
The Elmley Foundation grant
Mountainshack, Worcester. Exhibition sponsorship
La Tienda, Worcester. Exhibition sponsorship.
2000 Festival of Tibet 2000 exhibition support
1999 The Elmley Foundation grant
City Art Gallery Worcester exhibition support
Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham exhibition support
1997 Arts Council A for E award
1992 City Art Gallery Worcester exhibition support
1983 Oppenheim John Downes Memorial Award
1981 North West Arts exhibition support

Solo Shows

2011 THE SCENT OF LIGHT, Worcester City Art Gallery
2004 DROKPA - People of the Solitudes, Midlands Art Centre Birmingham; Queen Elizabeth Hospital Cancer Center, Birmingham
2003 DROKPA - People of the Solitudes, Plough Arts Center, Torrington, Devon; Yew Tree Gallery, Morvah, Cornwall; The Shirehall, Bodmin, Cornwall; The Atkinson Gallery, Millfield, Street, Somerset
2002 DROKPA - People of the Solitudes, Stamford Arts Centre, Lincolnshire; Kidderminster Library Gallery, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
FREE SPIRITS. University of Worcester
2001 DROKPA - People of the Solitudes, Worcester City Art Gallery
2000 FREE SPIRITS. Stamford Arts Center, Lincolnshire; Jamyang Buddhist Centre, London
1999 FREE SPIRITS. Centre for Photography as an Art Form, Mumbai, India; Wembley Conference Centre, London; The Music Hall, Shrewsbury; Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham; The King's School, Worcester
1997/8 FREE SPIRITS. Combe Lodge Studio, Malvern; Kidderminster Library Gallery, Kidderminster, Worcestershire; Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire; Worcester City Art Gallery
1993 IMAGES FROM THE HEART, Old Mayor's Parlour Gallery, Hereford
1992 WATERCOLOURS BY DIANE BARKER, Worcester City Art Gallery
1991 PAINTINGS BY DIANE BARKER,, Country Works Gallery, Sawmills, Newtown, Montgomeryshire
1986 WHEEL OF DREAMS, Minsky's Gallery, London
1981 TRACKS AND TRACES, Saddleworth Museum and Art Gallery, Uppermill, Greater Manchester

Two Person Exhibitions

2004 IMAGES OF TIBET, Hoopers Gallery, London

Group Shows

2014 SPRING SHOOTS, Yew Tree Gallery, Morvah, Cornwall
2007 WOMANKIND, Hoopers Gallery, London
2005 HOPE FOR CHILDREN, Hoopers Gallery, London
2002 HOMEGROWN, Chuck Works, Birmingham
2001 TIBET, Edward Carter Gallery, New York
2000 FREE SPIRITS. Festival of Tibet 2000, Mumbai, India
1997 WANDERLUST TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YEAR COMPETITION, Olympia, London; Stamford's Bookshop, Covent Garden, London; The Royal Geographical Society, London
1996 TIBET. Hamilton's Gallery, London The River, City Art Gallery, Worcester
1994 THE PICTURESQUE LANDSCAPE, Hereford City Art Gallery and Nottingham City Art Gallery
1993 SPIRIT OF THE TREES, Schumacher Lectures, Bristol
1992 MAN AND ENVIRONMENT IN HARMONY, Four Millbank, London (Part of the RA Exhibition "Wisdom and Compassion")
GATHERING TOGETHER, Burgh House, London
1991-4 Montpellier Gallery, Cheltenham and Stratford on Avon
1987 & 89 Kilvert Gallery, Clyro, Herefordshire
1985 THE RELIGIOUS SPIRIT IN CONTEMPORARY ART, Westminster Cathedral, London

Books

"Tibetan Prayer Flags", Connections Book Publishing.
"The Eternal Land", East West Publications

Newspapers and Magazines

Marie Claire (USA, Germany, Spain and Russia); The Independent; BBC Worldwide Magazine; Manadsjournalen (Sweden); New Scientist; Wanderlust; Reincarnation; View; Cho Yang (India); The Middle Way; Dharmalife; The Lady; The Times of India; The Indian Express; Mid-Day (India); The Sunday Free Press Journal (India); The Sunday Telegraph Magazine; The Financial Times; Photo Art International; Living Lightly; Resurgence; Caduceus; The Sunday Times Magazine; BBC Garden's Illustrated; The Independent on Sunday Magazine. Conde Nast Traveller.

Publishers

East-West Publications; Evans Brothers; Random House; Tibetan Nun's Project; National Curriculum Educational Pack; Harper Collins (UK); Quest (USA); Time-Life Books (USA); The Bridgewater Book Company; Aperture; Roli Books/Lustre Press; Wanderlust Publications; Roto Vision; David and Charles; The Open University; The Meridian Trust; Readers Digest (Germany); Connections Book Publishing; Duncan Baird; Wheelhouse Creative; Egmont Richter.

Other:

Photos used in educational displays by the Rubin Museum of Himalayan Art, New York.
Work in the collection of Worcester City Art Gallery and in private collections in the UK, USA, Canada, India, Nepal, Australia and Austria.