About the Artist

Barbara Amos (aka BAMOS) is an interdisciplinary artist who has addressed social and environmental issues for the past 30 years. A background in various drawing and painting materials has evolved to include photography, video, sculpture and recycled textiles. Her public art projects have included a community centre, a health care facility, a park beside city street, in a junior high school and an international sculpture garden. Her work is documented in books and online press. She has served on various expert panels within the arts community.

The Trico Changemakers Studio at Mount Royal University invited her to participate in an ongoing partnership between creativity and complex social problems. Subsequently, she completed a certificate in Social Innovation at Mount Royal University many years after her degree from University of Waterloo.

She maintains a daily studio practice as a place to restore, balance and laugh.

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