BiographyPublications and Press


Grenville, Bruce and Jackson, Marni. Barbara Todd: Security Blankets. Lethbridge, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, 1993. view

Grenville, Bruce. "Death and Deterrence," in Material Matters: The Art and Culture of Culture of Contemporary Textiles, eds. Bachmann, Ingrid and Scheuing, Ruth. Toronto, YYZ Books, 1999 view

Kline, Katy. Subversive Crafts. Cambridge, Mass., MIT List Visual Arts Center, 1993.

Koumis, Matthew, ed. Art Textiles of the world: Canada. London, Telos publishing, 2009.

Marzolf, Helen. Soft Ground. Calbary, Alberta The Muttart Gallery, 1991.

Trilling, James. Ornament: A Modern Perspective. Seattle and London, University of Washington Press, 2003: 228-231. view

White, Peter. “Between a Rescuing Coast and a Drifting Boat,” A Bed is a Boat, An installation of quilts and drawings by Barbara Todd, Cambridge, Ontario, The Library & Gallery, , 1997. view


Aquin, Stéphane. "Barbara Todd," Voir 10/38 (Sept. 18-25, 1996).

Borsa, Joan. "Barbara Todd, A.K.A. Gallery, Saskatoon." Vanguard, Sept. 1986: 39.

Jenkner, Ingrid and Bissonnette, Meghan. Moral Fibre: Engaged Works in Textile Media, Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, 2005.

MacKay, Gillian. "Barbara Todd at the Cambridge Library," The Globe and Mail, Toronto, June 14, 1997.

Rosenberg, Ann. "The Art of War," The Vancouver Sun, February 2, 1991: D9.

Runge, Janis. "Inside/ Outside. The Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff," Vanguard, May, 1983: 39.

St-Gelais, Thérèse. "Barbara Todd, Luc Bergeron," Parachute, Vol. 86, 1997: 32-33.

Tousley, Nancy. "Security Blanket a Show Standout," The Calgary Herald, Mar. 23, 1990: C1.

Tousley, Nancy. "Night Watch: Barbara Todd's quilts protect against the chill of the post-Cold War dawn," Canadian Art, 9/4 (Winter, 1992): 42-45.

Tousley, Nancy. “Rewind: Barbara Todd: Dream Boats,” Canadian Art 15/3 (Fall, 1998): 88.

Tousley, Nancy. "Artist confronts the objectified image of women," The Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta, Feb. 7, 1986: F10. view