Current Work
Raising Stanley
StoryTellers Nuit Blanche (2013)
Official Portrait of Michaëlle Jean
27th Governor General of Canada (2012)
tea/leaves (2010)
Afghanistan (2007-09)
(Canadian Forces Artist Program)
Blanche Dot Doris (2008)
Doris (2008-10)
Marjorie (2006-07)
Cut (2005-07)

Assortment (2009-2015)

guest artist
Barbara Bailey

Triage book

Exhibitions & news




barbara bailey

Self Portraits
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3

Past Series
Are You Being Served? small 2005
Are You Being Served? 2004-05

New Directions

Still Life Gouache

Book Illustration




Barbara Bailey, alias Zidia Zel, is a Toronto graphic designer and visual artist who creates work in a variety of forms – paint-ing in two and three dimensions, installation and performance. She addresses issues such as homelessness, the urban forest, mystery and magic. A former member of art collective Trapeze, her work has been exhibited in Toronto, Ottawa and Orleans. She has a Specialist degree in Visual Studies and a Major in Japanese Studies from the University of Toronto.

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