Faculty: Barr Gilmore
Barr Gilmore is an Algonquin Highlands/Toronto-based designer and artist. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art in sculpture and printmaking from UBC, Vancouver (1987/Head of the Graduating Class in Fine Arts); was the Studio Assistant to the renowned Canadian art collective General Idea (1991-95) and a Senior Design Associate at Bruce Mau Design (1996-2005). Barr completed his Master of Design in the IAMD graduate program at OCADU in 2011 for which he won the prestigious Governor General's Academic Gold Medal. His book and exhibition designs for an international client base, including Gagosian Gallery, Toronto International Film Festival, and the Scotiabank Photography Awards, amongst others have won numerous awards; and in 2009 he was inducted into the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts (RCA) for graphic design. Barr Gilmore is the Creative Director of Barr Gilmore Art + Design (2005-present) and the Professor of Integrated Design at the Haliburton School of Art + Design, an unique diploma program that he conceived, to better prepare students of design for the 21st century.