biography of Muriel V. BARBER (?-1971)

Birth place: West Orange, NJ

Addresses: South Orange, NJ

Profession: Painter, craftsperson, sculptor, teacher, critic

Studied: Fawcett A. Sch., Newark; Wayman Adams Sch. A., and with Hubert DeGroat Main, Michael Lenson, Stanley Marc Wright, and others.

Exhibited: Drew Univ., 1959; AAPL, 1959 (citation), 1964; N.J. Fed. WC, 1959; A. Center of the Oranges, 1959, 1960; A. Gal. of Maplewood, 1959 (prize), 1964 (prize); Paramus, N.J., 1959; Newark Lib., 1960; Douglass Col., New Brunswick, N.J., 1959 (prize), 1960; Maplewood Women's Cl., 1960, 1963-1965; Newark Mus., 1960, 1964; Smithsonian Inst., 1961; SC, 1961; Newark Mus. A., 1964 (prize); Papermill Playhouse, 1965; Seton Hall Univ., 1964 (prize); 19 solo exhs. Awards: prizes, Maplewood, 1959-1961; Essex WC Cl., 1963; Maplewood WC, 1963-1965; Fairleigh Dickinson Univ., 1964.

Member: AAPL; Verona-West Essex AA; Essex WC Soc.; South Orange-Maplewood AA; Maplewood WC Cl.; Art Center of the Oranges.

Work: Davis Elkins Coll., W. Va., and in priv. colls.

Comments: Position: state dir., Am. Art Week," New Jersey, 1957, 1958; trustee, Nat. Bd., AAPL, 1956-1965."