Translate 翻譯

The electronic translation service is hosted by Google Translate. The quality of the translation may vary in some of the languages offered by Google. The goal of the basic translation is to capture the general intention of the original English material.

Google Translate is a free service and currently offers translation in over 50 languages.

Richmond Art Gallery cannot guarantee the quality, accuracy, or completeness of any translated information. Before you act on translated information, the City encourages you to confirm any facts that are important to you and the decisions you make.

Barbara McGill Balfour



January 15 - February 25, 2007

Selfish brings together diverse “self-portraits” by Toronto artist Barbara McGill Balfour that humorously reflect upon the enigma of identity. Representations of the artist in the guise of her favourite television characters, in action figures created in her own likeness, in Silly Putty body impressions and in a fingerprint installation point to the impossibility of defining a fixed sense of self. Identity is always in a flux.

Carolyn Bell Farrell, Curator
Organized and circulated by the Koffler Gallery, Toronto.

Barbara McGill Balfour
 was raised in Montreal and received a B.A. in French Literature from Smith College in Massachusetts, an A.O.C.A. from the Ontario College of Art in Toronto, and a M.F.A. from Concordia University in Montreal. She taught print media and feminist art and theory at Concordia University before assuming the position of Head of the Print Media Area, Department of Visual Arts at York University in 1999. She has exhibited across Canada and the United States since 1988.






Purchase for $2