Curriculum Vitae

Barbara Ursel

Phone: 613-424-7504
e-mail: [email protected]

Gallery Representation:

2019 – present: Koyman Galleries, 1771 St. Laurent Boulevard, Ottawa

2016 – present: Galerie Annexe (formerly Art Rental and Sales), the commercial gallery of the Ottawa Art Gallery

Selected Exhibitions:

  • 2019: Federation of Canadian Artists Annual International Mail-In Exhibition, May – June 2019 at the Federation Gallery on Granville Island, Vancouver BC (juried group exhibition) — Honourable Mention
  • 2018-19:  Art & Parcel, holiday art show and sale of the Ottawa Art Gallery (juried group exhibition)
  • 2018: Wall Candy: Sweetly Affordable Art Exhibit at the Horticultural Building of Lansdowne Park, Ottawa (juried group exhibition)
  • 2018: Selections 2018, annual show of the Arts Network Ottawa at the Trinity Art Gallery, Shenkman Arts Centre, Ottawa  (juried group exhibition)
  • 2018: Federation of Canadian Artists Limitless Open International Online Exhibition  (juried group exhibition)
  • 2018: Galerie Old Chelsea Chelsea, Quebec, “Market Life” (guest artist – juried solo exhibition)
  • 2017: Selections 2017, annual show of the AOE Arts Council at the Trinity Art Gallery, Shenkman Arts Centre, Ottawa (juried group exhibition)
  • 2017: Society of Canadian Artists 2017 Open International Online Exhibition (juried group exhibition)
  • 2016: Art & Parcel holiday art show and sale of the Ottawa Art Gallery (group exhibition)
  • 2016: Open Studio, Ottawa (solo exhibition)
  • 2015: Figureworks at Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, Ottawa (juried group exhibition)
  • 2015: Petit Bill’s Bistro, Ottawa (group exhibition)
  • 2014: Open Studio, Ottawa (solo exhibition)
  • 2007: Landmark Artists Exhibition, Ottawa (group exhibition)


  • Individual and corporate collections in Canada and internationally.


The artists I have studied with include:

  • Brian M. Atyeo, CSPWC, OSA
  • Mike Svob, SFCA
  • Andrea Warren, Golden Working Artist
  • Mary H. Klunk
  • Anne Barkley, SCA
  • the late Morton Baslaw, CSPWC, OSA

The institutions where I have studied include:

  • Ottawa School of Art
  • St. Lawrence College School of the Arts
  • Big Arts, Sanibel, Florida

Selected Professional Affiliations:

  • Arts Network Ottawa (formerly AOE Arts Council)

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