biography of Halcyone D. BARNES (1913)

Birth place: Dallas, TX

Addresses: Summit, MS

Profession: Painter

Studied: Allisons Art Colony, Way, MS; Univ. Texas; also with Karl Zerbe, Fred Conway, Lamar Dodd, Richard Zellner, Andrew Bucci & others.

Exhibited: NOMA, 1955-60; Birmingham WCS, 1956, 1958 & 1960; Mid-South Exhib., Memphis, TN, 1956-61; Atlanta, GA, 1958-61; Provincetown AA, 1959 & 1960s. Awards: Nat. WC Exhib., Birmingham, AL, Mississippi Art Colony, Stafford Springs, MS & Louisiana Font Exhib., Pascagoula, MS.

Member: Mississippi Art Colony; NOMA; Nat. WCS; Provincetown AA; Mississippi AA

Work: Brooks Mem. Mus.; Addison Gal. Am. Art, Andover, MA; Mississippi AA; Mississippi State College Women, Columbus; Mississippi State Univ., Starkville. Commissions: murals, First Nat. Bank McComb, MS, Delta Electric Co., Greenwood, MS & Hankins Corp., Magnolia, MS

Comments: Preferred media: watercolors.