02nd Feb 2016

The World that Changed the Image

Soloshow, Everard Read Gallery Cape Town and Johannesburg, Feb – March 2015 Cape Town: opening 03.02.2016 – closing 29.02.2016 Johannesburg: opening 04.02.2016 – closing 04.03.2016 A new series of silkscreens...

13th Feb 2015

Normal Man

Soloshow, Circa Gallery Johannesburg, Feb – March 2015 Gallery Presstext: “normal man, the latest body of work from South African artist Wayne Barker, presents beaded canvases and oil paintings that...

05th Apr 2014


Group Exhibition at NiROX PROJECTS at Arts on Main, Johannesburg 05 December 2013 – 15 January 2014

18th Oct 2013
Veils, Beadwork by Wayne Barker South Africa, 2013

Art Élysées

New beadworks and paintings of Wayne Barker presented at Paris Fair ART ÉLYSÉES by Gallery Baudoin Lebon from 24th to 28th October 2013, Champs Élysées Paris ! See more beadworks...

13th Aug 2013
Wayne Barker, Seeing Ourselves, documentary, 2000

Shortfilm Seeing Ourselves

WAYNE BARKER SEEING OURSELVES, a series of shortfilms on Southern African artists, 2000 Producer: Susan Glanville, Director: Andrew Worsdale, Co-director: Susan Glanville, Camera and sound: Nicky Newman, Music: composed and...

05th Aug 2013
Wayne Barker

Wayne Barker

Wilhem van Rensburg, Art on Paper Gallery, Johannesburg Wayne Barker is a latter day Guy Debord, a belated artist who would have fitted in perfectly with Debord’s coterie of Situationist...

05th Aug 2013


NEW BEADWORKS presented at Paris Fair ART ÉLYSÉES, Gallery Baudoin Lebon from 24th to 28th October, Champs Élysées Paris   BEADS (From the catalogue SUPER BORING, „Wayne Barker – threading...

31st Jul 2013
Wayne Barker Video Interview on the occasion of his soloshow Black & White, Gallery Art on Paper, South Africa, 2003

Video Black & White

Video Interview on the occasion of soloshow Black & White Gallery Art on Paper, Melville, Johannesburg (April 5 – April 25, 2003:) “Black & White” is a wry look at...

18th Jul 2013

We love Mandela

Art inspired by Madiba Ahead of the London launch in October The South African Gold Coin Exchange & Stephan Welz & Co Curated by Natalie Knight Opening on International Mandela...

14th Jul 2013


Healing has been a central theme for Barker for many years. Along with his under-recognised social responsiveness this can be seen very clearly in The Bees, the Beekeeper, the Children...