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Jo Barker

Tapestry weaver

Edinburgh, Midlothian


Tapestry artist


£500 — £25000


Jo Barker designs and weaves tapestries based upon a long-term interest in colour. She makes work for exhibitions and to commission, both public and private.

Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is in numerous collections including the V&A Museum and the House of Lords.

With interests in drawing and painting, the designs employ a range of marks, shapes and patterns, the aim being to create tapestries that are luminous, sensual and atmospheric.


Lines & Lineage - The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

05 Jul 2017
The Scottish Gallery is delighted to present Lines & Lineage, an exhibition that brings together three Scottish tapestry weavers: Jo Barker, Sara Brennan and Susan Mowatt https://scottish-gallery.co.uk/exhibitions/lines-lineage 5 - 29 July

Cordis Tapestry Prize at The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

02 Jun 2017
A second venue for the exhibition of shortlisted artists selected by the Cordis Prize judges. http://thetapestryprize.org/tapestry/2016-cordis-prize-dec/ Dates: 2nd June - 14th July.

Available for commissions


This maker has tagged themselves with


PROJECT 1 — Inky Series 1

Disciplines Textiles
Materials Textiles

PROJECT 2 — Inky Series 2

Disciplines Textiles
Materials Textiles

PROJECT 3 — Glow Series

Disciplines Textiles
Materials Textiles