bARBER (b. 1982, US) lives and works in Midwest America. He uses his art practice to articulate various testimonies within and surrounding Black culture. Inspired by the quotidian of cultural customs, he repurposes everyday materials, such as junk mail, found objects, etc., for his collages and three- dimensional constructions. bARBER received his MFA from the University of Iowa and BFA from SCAD. Personal recognitions, aside from collaborations with Propelled Animals, a site adaptive art collective, include Graduate Cum Laude at the University of Iowa, 2020 Biennial Artist Research fellowship at Sam Fox Island Press, and New American Painting entry issue #150. Please learn more at www.PropelledAnimals.org and @BarberPaintsPeople.
Kathryn, 90” x 42”, mixed media on paper