Visual artist, poet and art historian.

Carol Barbour has worked as an artist, writer and curator throughout her life. Paintings, sculptures and artist books have been exhibited at galleries, libraries, and books fairs in Canada, USA, and Europe. Recent books include the poetry collection Infrangible (2018) and the artist book Alter Pieces (2019). Poems and essays are published by Scintilla, Canthius, The Fiddlehead, Sein und Werden, among others.

Currently an MPhil/PhD student at the Warburg Institute, University of London, Carol’s research project examines the transmission and reception of the Tabula Cebetis, 1500 – 1600.

Click here to see Carol’s chapter “The Artist’s Frame of Reference in Antoine Sucquet’s Via Vita Aeternae” in Ekphrastic Image-Making in Early Modern Europe, 1500 – 1700.

Carol Barbour. Tabula Cebetis (after de Hooghe). Oil on wood and plaster, 2018.

Si Dominus Volverit, oil on canvas, 61 x 76 cm, 2022. Carol Barbour.