COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Elizabeth House Open House, July 20, 2019, Art display in conjunction with Studio M* https://www.elizabethhousecalgary.ca/

Breaking Free Foundation, April 5, 2019 - Therapy Grant fundraiser, Poetry donations, Calgary https://www.breakingfreefoundation.ca/

Breaking Free Foundation, February 24, 2018 - A Night of Breaking Free from Trauma through Art, Art donation, Calgary https://www.breakingfreefoundation.ca/

Umbrella Visual Arts Conference 3, September 30, 2017-Peer Support role, Calgary https://www.facebook.com/events/west-village-theatre/umbrella-visual-arts-conference-3/107797406581979/

Recognition… Validation… Reassurance, September 2017-February 2018-Arts workshop support and co-collaboration on Mental Wellness exploration, Calgary Public Art https://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/Recreation/Pages/Public-Art/Recognition-Validation-Reassurance-Public-Art.aspx

Equinox Vigil, September 23, 2017 - Threshold Choir Installation Art, Union Cemetery, Calgary https://www.equinoxvigil.ca/

View From the Inside, April-August 2017-Courage Journey mask workshop co-facilitation, Calgary https://wppuppet.com/learning/about-view-from-the-inside/#.XTNtvI5KjIU

Equinox Vigil, September 17, 2016 - Threshold Choir Installation Art, Union Cemetery, Calgary https://www.equinoxvigil.ca/

RE:act All Soul’s Day +15 Poetry Shuffle, November 2, 2014 - Reader, Calgary https://blueskiespoetry.ca/about-our-react-collective/

Make One Change, June 15, 2013 – Conference photography, Executive Royal Inn, Calgary https://www.womenscentrecalgary.org/calling-all-change-makers/

Burnt Toast Studio, July 2009-November 2012, Studio member, Calgary https://burnttoaststudio.com/

Women Rising Up Together, April 20-21, 2012 – Conference photography, Parkdale United Church, Calgary https://www.womenscentrecalgary.org/women-rising-up/

Under Pressure, February 4-27, 2010 – Co-curated this show of student printmaking works, Studio C, Calgary https://www.studiocprospect.ca/

Photo ‘Graphic’ Arts, April 3-July 3, 2008 - Artist/mentor position with artists of Studio C in the medium of photography, Studio C, Calgary https://www.studiocprospect.ca/

RECENT WRITING/READINGS

Woolf's Voices, May 22, 2019, Open mic, Shelf Life Books, Calgary

Calgary Guardian, Feature article published May 8, 2019, Artist profile, Calgary https://calgaryguardian.com/calgary-multi-media-artist-barbara-bickel/

TEACHING

Prospect, July-September 2012-Printmaking course, Studio C, Calgary

Prospect, October – December 2009 – Printmaking course, Studio C, Calgary

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Artscape Gibraltar Point, Oct 10-23, 2017, Self-directed Arts Residency

City of Calgary Public Art, May 2-June 24, 2017, Artists Working in Community

Banff Centre, February 10-12, 2017, Power and Balance in DisArts

Theatre A Go-Go, January 6, 2013, Bouffon workshop

MST Performance workshop, October 2012, with Pauline Cummins

One Yellow Rabbit Summer Lab, June 21-July 11, 2010

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Woolf's Voices Exhibit, February 10, 2016-Shelf Life Books, Calgary

Habit(at) Relations, June 28-September 27, 2012-Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre, Calgary

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Dia de los Muertos, November 4, 2016-Cirque de la Nuit event, Calgary

Woolf’s Voices, February 10, 2016-Shelf Life Books, Calgary

Woolf’s Voices – Art ADDition, February 26, 2014 – Motion Gallery, Calgary

Papergirl Calgary, August 14-18, 2013 – Epcor Centre, Calgary

Collusion, January 14-March 2, 2012-Concept Lounge, Calgary

Arts Market, December 1-2, 2011-Art Central, Calgary

Print/Design/Text, June 30-September 25, 2011-Epcor Windows, Calgary

Ten Years Burning, April 1-30, 2011-Art Central, Calgary

Shift, January 7-30, 2010 – Studio C, Calgary

COLLABORATIVE PERFORMANCES

Flat Earth Revival Revue, March 2015-with Rosemary Brown, International Women’s Day event, Calgary

L’il Oil on the Prairie, Video released March 2012, Live performances April 20-21, May 3-with members of Women, Creativity & Political Voice, Women Rising Up Together conference, and This is My City performance, Calgary

Pig & Piggy of the Oilpatch, March 8, 2011 – with members of Women, Creativity & Political Voice and Women Together Ending Poverty at the End Poverty Now rally, Harry Hays, Calgary

Food for Thought, This Is My City Symposium commissioned performance, January 10, 2009 - Women, Creativity & Political Voice, Engineered Air Theatre, Epcor Centre, Calgary

A Special Gift For You guerilla performance, October 14, 2008 - Women, Creativity & Political Voice at Ed’s Really Big Shew, Telus Convention Centre, Calgary

EDUCATION

Master of Social Work, 2011 – University of Calgary

Bachelor of Psychology, 2004 – Concordia University, Montreal

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1995 – University of Calgary