HAYLEY BARKER

HAYLEY BARKER
BIO


Hayley Barker was born and raised in Oregon. She makes work about spirituality, dissolution and embodiment. She's shown widely in the Pacific Northwest in venues such as Charles Hartman Fine Art, Disjecta, Carl & Sloan Contemporary, and the Art Gym. Her paintings have appeared in New American Painting, The Harvard Divinity Bulletin and her solo exhibition "Cathedrals" (2010) garnered a review in Art in America. Since moving to LA in 2015 she has shown with Luis De Jesus, Egyptian Art and Antiques, and Bozo Mag. In May 2017 she released Vintage Self Help (2017), her first book of essays, focusing on trauma, healing, art and shamanism, published with Cherry & Lucic in Portland, Oregon.  Her most recent show “Bozo Mag Presents ‘New Paintings by Hayley Barker’ at Abode,”  was an LA Weekly Pick for August 2017. She has solo shows this January at Williamson Knight in Portland, Oregon and at Asphodel Gallery in Brooklyn.

She lives and works in Los Angeles with her husband and cat.