Solo Exhibitions

2021       

#5 Sol LeWitt Studio (USA) | Irene Barberis: Choreographing Colour, Stephen McLaughlan Gallery, Melbourne

2020       

#4 Irene Barberis: A Resonse to Sol LeWitt’s Italian Studios, curated by Milos Zahradka Maiorana, Tibaldi Contemporanea Gallery , Rome, Italy

2019       

#1 Studio Exhibition: Sol LeWitt Studio, Chester Connecticut, USA

 #2 A Response to Sol LeWitt’S Studio; Variations and Compositions, SACI Gallery, New York, USA.

The Tapestry of Light, Museum of the Bible, Washington DC.

#3 Studio Exhibition/Mahler LeWitt Studios, Spoleto, Italy

2018       

...and then...,TransitionsLangford120, Melbourne
 Psychochoreography: a confluence of thinking, Irene Barberis & Adrian L Page (curator I Barberis), Langford120, Melbourne
Who’s afraid…? /Wilma Tabacco, Ellipsis Gallery, Langford120, Melbourne


2017         

Tapestry of Light: Intersections of Illumination, Brussels Cathedral, Belgium
Tapestry Of Light: Intersections of Illumination, Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, UK
Wall Drawing –Langford120, Melbourne


2016         

Re Forming the Line: blow, cut, melt, Langford120, Melbourne
Illuminating configurations, The Bury Art Museum, United Kingdom


2015       

All I wanted was the cut space pinned to the wall, Langford120, Melbourne
Vision du Ciel, Langford120, Melbourne

2014      

Lines of Thought #3, Langford120, Melbourne, Australia

Revelation /Apocalypse, Visual Arts Centre, Latrobe University, Bendigo, Victoria

2012      

Apocalypse/ Re Looking 1996 – 2012, Langford120, Melbourne, Australia

2011      

First Breath Last Breath; Breathe, an installation with Mike Parr, Bury Museum and Art Gallery, Manchester, UK.

The Tapestry of Light; The Art & Science of Illumination and the Photon; an installation with Professor David Mainwaring, Gallery Tashkeel, Dubai and Sharjah  UAE

2009      

Apocalypse: Seven Histories in Futures, International Arc Biennale, Brisbane 2009

Apocalypse: Room of Light, SOAG RMIT University, Melbourne

Writings on the Wall, Space Delawab, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Writings on the Wall 2, DrawingSpace, Melbourne

Tapestry of Light, Victorian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne, Australia

2008       

Drawing Revelation – Slow Release and Pink Mesh Holes  Project Space, Down Time, RMIT, Melbourne

Installation: Rubber Constructions, JDMF. ECA Studio, Chicago, USA

2007      

Lux In Tenebris Lucet: with Godwin Bradbeer, SOAG, RMIT University, Melbourne

20,000 Colours: The Artistic Gene;, Four Generations of Women, Albury City Museum and Library, NSW

2006      

Room of breath, Esa Jaske Gallery, Sydney

Breath; skin; light: Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris

Splats : four foil dresses and a pink cross /END frieze - Atelier show, Cite Internationale des Arts

2005      

Set of verbs/ visions and dreams, Square Gallery, RMIT City Campus Melbourne

Barberis from Lewitt, Esa Jaske Gallery, Sydney

2004      

Lightlines; a Kinaesthetic Experience: reflections from the Frankston Public Art Project, in conjunction with Steve Wright, of Steensen Varming Pty. Ltd.                                                        Span Gallery, Melbourne

Lineage of Light: Reading Wheels, Esa Jaske Gallery, Sydney

Crosses Stars + Circles, Noosa Regional Gallery, Queensland

Don't Take my Breath Away #6 plastique, Salle 3A, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

Cut it Out! It’s a Wonderful World, Salle B, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

Line of thought #2, Atelier 8113, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris France

2003      

#4 plastique: pink, Helen Maxwell Gallery, ACT

#5plastique: specula, Span Galleries, Melbourne

2002      

Plastique with S!X designers, Span Galleries, Melbourne

Breath - Four Corners, Artists Commune, Contemporary Gallery, Hong Kong

2001        

October Paintings – 2001, compositional fragmentation / reflected everyday, Gallery Three, Span Galleries, Melbourne

Breakdown of Space and the Build up of Colour 1978 – 2001, Built Pictures, SPAN Galleries, Melbourne

2000      

Abstract and Figurative Elements of the Apocalypse and its Representations:

    Gallery One: Abstract and Figurative Elements of the Apocalypse, Span Galleries, Melbourne

    Gallery Two: Mosaics, Manuscripts, End Signs and Equations, Span Galleries, Melbourne

    Gallery Three: Windows and Wood Cuts, Span Galleries, Melbourne

    Gallery Four: Emblems and Allegories, Span Galleries, Melbourne

    Gallery Five: Reading Revelation and Glow in the Dark Wall Drawing (taped work), Span Galleries, Melbourne
    Factory / Studio Space: A:Polymerous Still Life; 2,000 sq. ft, Span Galleries, Melbourne

    Front Space: Info - Overflow + Aftermath, Span Galleries, Melbourne

    Apocalypse Circles, St. John's Southbank, Melbourne

1999      

Star Painting, From the Apocalypse, Figurative and Abstract Elements, Victoria University Gallery, Melbourne

Saying it with Flowers, with Wilma Tabacco, RMIT Gallery, Storey Hall, Melbourne

Saying it with Flowers, with Wilma Tabacco, Albury Regional Art Gallery, Albury, NSW           

Saying it with Flowers, with Wilma Tabacco, The University Gallery, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania

Saying it with Flowers, with Wilma Tabacco, Geelong Regional Art Gallery, Geelong, Victoria

Saying it with Flowers, with Wilma Tabacco, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat, Victoria

1998      

Saying it with Flowers (Wilma Tabacco), Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Adelaide

Apocalypse Circle Series, and Ten Black Flowers, Linden Gallery, Melbourne

1997      

Red Horse / Revealed Geometry, Westpac Gallery, Melbourne

Line of Thought, Victoria University, Victoria University Gallery

1996      

Charpentes, Latrobe Street Gallery, Melbourne

1995      

The Spiritual and the Mundane - Aspects of Scripture in the Modern World:

    Space One: Symbols and Types, Heavenly Jerusalem, (wall drawing), Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne

    Space Two: The Spiritual and the Mundane, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne

    Space Three: Wheels Within Wheels, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne

    Space Four: Separated Gatherings, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne

    Transitional Installation: Micrography / Ten Pieces, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne

1992     

These Women - Where Honour's Due, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne

1991     

Recent Paintings, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne

Geometer God, Luba Bilu – wall and window work, Melbourne

1990     

2 No. Plans, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne

Wall Drawing, Build a picture milk cartons, Room Four, Linden, St Kilda Arts Centre, Melbourne

1988     

Miniatures, From The Douce Apocalypse, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne

1986     

Transitions; Angels lifting still lives into heaven – figurative and abstract constructions, United Artists, Melbourne

Building Pictures: Ritz St Kilda – Majestic Studios, St Kilda

1983- 1984   

Mirrored Melbourne, two pieces-1000 images, Public Art Billboard Project, Victorian Ministry for the Arts

1982      

Everyday outlined, still life installation and growth paintings, Cite des Arts Open Studio,Pont Marie, Paris

1982      

The edge and everyday, paintings, drawings  and still life installation, Rue Giradon, Monmartre, Cite Das Arts, Paris, France

1981      

Installation and the everyday - spatial dialogues, with Gary Goldstein, Cite Des Arts Paris

1980      

Fractured Realism, Feminism, Cubism, and the Grid, Solo Studio Exhibition, Open Exhibition program

1979      

100 paintings from the everyday - and other materials, Pinacotheca, Melbourne

1977      

Fractured realism and coloured edges; Victorian Ministry for the Arts, Billboard, City Square, Melbourne (Two Pieces, 12ft x 20ft, painted on wood)