Barry Cogswell

183 Aquarius Mews

Tel/fax:

604 633 2661

Vancouver

Email:

barryc@novuscom.net

B.C.     V6Z 2Z1

Web site:

barrycogswell.com

 

R E S U M E

 

1939 

Born - London, England

1969 

Emigrated to Canada

1979 

Became Canadian Citizen

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

 

 

Vancouver General Hospital

 

Canada Council Art Bank

 

Federal Government of Canada

 

City of Vancouver

 

City of West Vancouver

 

City of North Vancouver

 

City of Edmonton

 

Banff Center for the Arts

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

 

2006

Inheritance/remnants

 

Ferry building gallery, West Vancouver.

 

 

2004

A Delicate Balance

 

The Mildred Erb Gallery, Nelson Museum, Nelson, B.C.

 

 

2001

Delicate Balance

 

Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver

 

 

1999

Recent Paintings

 

The Capilano College Art Gallery  North Vancouver

 

 

1981 

Brittany Landscape,

       

The Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver.      

 

Concurrent with Ethiopian Landscape

 

The Charles H.Scott Gallery, Vancouver

1976 

Steel sculptures,

        

The Pender Street Gallery, Vancouver

 

 

1974 

Alternate Space Exhibition,

        

The Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2006

Artists Within Our CityScape

 

CityScape Art Gallery, North Vancouver

 

 

2004

Birdwing Butterflies and other threatened Wildlife

 

With students from five North Vancouver schools.

 

CityScape Gallery, North Vancouver

 

 

1984 - 96

Occasional Group Exhibitions

        

Capilano College Art Gallery, North Vancouver

 

 

1983 

Raume und Installationen, Kunstler aus Kanada

 

Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, West Germany

 

 

1980 

The Winnipeg Perspective 1980 - sites,

        

The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg

 

 

1978 

Sculpture Today/Canada,

        

The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.

 

 

1978 

Three man show,

       

Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver

 

 

1977 

'From this point of view',

        

The Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

 

 

1977 

Group Show,

        

Capilano College Gallery, North Vancouver

 

 

1977 

Sculpture Society of B.C.,

        

Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby

 

 

1974 

'Scan', Slide survey of B.C. art.

        

The Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

 

SYMPOSIA:

1978 

'Commonwealth Sculpture Symposium',

        

Edmonton, Alberta

 

 

1977 

'Wood Sculpture of the Americas',

        

West Vancouver, B.C.

 

COMMISSIONS:

1980  

'Structured Dolmen 5',

        

Banff Center for the Arts, Banff, Alberta

       

 

 

 

1979 

'Structured Dolmen 2',

        

Federal Taxation Data Center,

       

 Surrey, B.C.

 

 

1975

'Integrated Plane',

        

North Vancouver Civic Center,

        

North Vancouver

 

 

1969 

Mural,

        

Surrey Technical College,

        

Guildford, Surrey, England

 

AWARDS:

1981 

Canada Council Project Cost Grant

 

 

1978 

Elected Member, Royal Canadian Academy for the Arts

 

 

1975-76

Canada Council Arts Grant B, for sculpture

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2004

Retired from teaching

 

 

1975 –2004     

Instructor/ Drawing, sculpture, ceramics

 

Studio Art Department, Capilano College,

        

North Vancouver, B.C.

 

 

2000 -01

A one year sabbatical to produce Paintings for ‘Delicate Balance’ exhibition

 

 

1982-2000

Coordinator, Studio Art Department,

 

Capilano College,

 

 

1992-01

Member representing Institutes and Colleges,

 

Fine Arts Overview team,

 

Curriculum Branch, Ministry of Education, Government of British Columbia

 

 

1998

A 6 month leave to teach and study at the Malaysian Institute of Art.

 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

 

1992 - 94

Divisional Chair, Visual & Performing Arts Division, Capilano College

1995 - 96

                   

 

 

1980           

Instructor/ sculpture

 

Banff Summer School of the Arts, Banff, Alberta.

 

       

 

 

1970 - 75

Sessional evening instructor/ pottery, sculpture

 

Vancouver School Board;

 

Vancouver School of Art; Burnaby Parks & Recreation; Vancouver City College, Langara;

 

 

1970 - 75      

Instructor/ drawing, sculpture,

       

Art Department,

 

Douglas College         Surrey, B.C.

 

 

1971 

Instructor/ pottery Vancouver School of Art, Summer School

 

 

1965 - 69

Instructor/pottery

 

Ceramic Department,

 

Farnham School of Art,   (now: West Surrey college of Art and Design)

 

Farnham, England        

 

A SUMMARY of RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

2005

4 month research studying plant structures in Central America

 

 

1992 - present

Painter

 

 

1998

6-month sabbatical to study plant structures in Malaysia

 

 

1965 - 2004

Post secondary art teacher and administrator

 

 

1972 - 85

Sculptor

 

 

1969 - 75

Furniture Designer

 

 

1970 - 74

Designer & producer - ceramic products

 

Just Fine Design, Sole Proprietor,

       

North Vancouver, B.C.

 

 

1965 -69

Designer & producer - ceramic products,       

 

Cogswell Carruthers Design Associates, Partner

         

London, England

 

 

1964 - 65

Traveled -North Africa and the Mediterranean.

1964 

National Diploma of Design in Pottery;

1962 

Intermediate Diploma in Fine Art;

        

Hammersmith School of Art, London, England

 

 

Updated 27 June 2006