Sydney Barker

Born: 1893  |  Died: 1969

Sydney Barker. Painter. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Active mid 20th century.

Sydney Barkers work was in the 1959 National Gallery Exhibition: Folk Painters of the Canadian West. He used watercolours to paint naive scenes of local landcscapes and animals and birds. He has been widely collected in museums and private collections.


Ref: Blake McKendry, An Illustrated Companion to Canadian Folk Art (1999).

Ref: N. MacCullough, Folk Painters of the Canadian West. Ottawa: National Gallery. 1959.