Bill Barrett

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Future Now 4 © Courtesy of the artist & Kouros Gallery
© Courtesy of the artist and LewAllen Galleries (Railyard)
Captain Marvel, 2011 Oil On Canvas 72 In X 96 In © Courtesy of the artist and LewAllen Galleries (Railyard)
Pinnacle II, 2008 Fabricated Bronze 36 In X 21 In X 19 In © Courtesy of the artist and LewAllen Galleries (Railyard)
Sebastian II, 2011 Fabricated Bronze 57"H X 31"W X 24"D
LEXEME VII, 2006 Bronze 21 X 15 X 10.5 Inches
COSMO, 2008 Fabricated Bronze 9x6x5 Feet
New York State of Mind 5ft 4in X 4 Ft X 2ft 6in Fabricated Bronze
EQUUS, 2000 Fabricated Bronze 60 X 57 X 57 Inches
Wonder Woman, 2011 Oil On Canvas 36 X 48 Inches
DNA Patterns 3, 2012 Oil On Canvas 8ft X 6ft
Muskateer, 2010 Fabricated Bronze 76in H X 82in W X 44in D
PINNACLE V, 2008 Fabricated Bronze 10 X 7 X 5 Feet
LEXEME VIII, 2008 Carrara Marble 11 X 8 X 6 Feet
Bill Barrett installation One Man Exhibition, 2010 Bronze And Oil On Canvas
BRAVURA, 2010 Fabricated Bronze 12 X 10.5 X 6 Feet
SOJOURNER, 2013-2014 Fabricated Bronze 11 X 9 X 8 Feet
QUEST, 2012 Fabricated Bronze 11.5 X 4.5 X 3 Feet
Bonsai II, 2015 Cast Bronze (Original Model) 20 In. X 13 In X 6 In. © Courtesy of the Artist and LewAllen Galleries
Quick Facts
Los Angeles, CA
Lives in
New York and Santa Fe
Works in
New York and Santa Fe
University of Michigan
Representing galleries
LewAllen Gallery, Baker Sponder Gallery Boca Raton, FL, Santa Fe
painting, drawing, sculpture

Bill Barrett

Born in Los Angeles, California



B.S. and M.S. in Design, M.F.A., University of Michigan


Selected Solo Exhibitions:


2012                  DNA Exhibition of Paintings and Sculptures, LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2012                  Bill Barrett, Sculpture and Paintings, Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

2011                  Bill Barrett, Paintings and Sculptures,  Kouros Gallery, New York, NY                 

2010                  Polyphonics, Iowa State University, Christian Petersen Art Museum, Ames, IA

                                    Synchronicities, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY

2008-09                  Exquisite Balance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

2008                  Drawing Exhibition, Michigan State University, College of Arts and Letters, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI

LewAllen Galleries, Santa Fe, NM

                                                Kouros Gallery, New York, NY

2007                                    Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ

2006                                    Kouros Gallery, New York, NY

2005                                    LewAllen Galleries, Santa Fe, NM

2004                                    Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

2002                                    Century Association, New York, NY

                                    Ira Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA

1982-2005                  DeGraaf Fine Art, Saugatuck, MI

 2001                                    McCormick Works of Art, Chicago, IL

                                    Kouros Gallery, New York, NY                 

                                    Cline Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM                   

2000                                    Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

                                    J. J. Brookings Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1999                                    Harris Gallery, Houston, TX

1998                                    J. J. Brookings Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1997–98                                    Nardin Gallery, New York, NY

1996                                    Kouros Gallery, New York, NY

                                    Cline Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM                                       

1995                                    Mongerson-Wunderlich Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                    Galerie Roswitha Benkert, Zurich

1994                                    Kouros Gallery, New York, NY

1993                                    Cline Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM                 

1990                                    Galerie Roswitha Benkert, Zurich, Switzereland


Selected Group Exhibitions:


2011                  Friends of Finn Square in Tribeca, City of New York and NYC Parks and Recreation Department

                                present,  9/11 MEMORIAL SCULPTURE COMMEMORATING 10th ANNIVERSARY

2009                  20 Bildhauer-20Skulpturen, Villa Haiss Museum, Zell am Harmersback, Germany

2007                  Los Angeles Art Show (exhibited by LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM) at Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA

2005                                     U.S. Embassy Residence in Vatican City, The Holy See

2004                                    LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2003                                    Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

                                    LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

                                    Eckert Fine Art Gallery, Naples, FL

2002                                    Tenth Anniversary Invitational, Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

2001                                    Ford Park Sculpture Exhibition, Art in Public Places Program, Vail, CO

                                    30th Anniversary Invitational Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque, NM

2000                                    Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

                                    Sculpture 2000 International, New London, CT

                                    ALVA Gallery, New London, CT                                                     

                                    Euro Galleries, Minneapolis

2000–1999                  McCormick Works of Art, Navy Pier Expo, Chicago, IL

1999                                    Benson Gallery, East Hampton, NY

                                    The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH

1995–99                                    Quietude Garden Gallery, East Brunswick, NJ

1992–94, 97-98                  Navy Pier Exhibition, Chicago, IL

1998                                    Albright College Center For The Arts, Freedman Gallery, Reading, PA                 

1997                                    Thomas McCormick Works of Art, Chicago, IL

1992–97                                    Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

 1996                                    Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

                                    Friends of Contemporary Art, Lewallen Galleries, Santa Fe, NM

                                    Armory Show, Kouros Gallery, NY

                                    Bologna-Landi Gallery, East Hampton, NY

1995–96                                    Outdoor Installation, West Broadway and Varick Streets, New York, NY

1995                                    Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN

                                    Mongerson-Wunderlich Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                    La Quinta Sculpture Garden, La Quinta, CA

1994                                    Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

                                    Turner-Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

                                    Benkert Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

                                    Philadelphia Expo, Philadelphia, PA

1988–94                                    Eve Mannes Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1992                                    Kyoto Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

1991–92                                    1st Alabama Biennial, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

1991                                    Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM

                                    Kouros Gallery, Outdoor Sculpture Garden, Ridgefield, CT

1990                                    Tokyo Expo, Nina Owen, Ltd., Chicago, IL

1989-90                                    Sculpture Tour, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN

1989                                    International Contemporary Art Fair, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

                                    Flat Iron Gallery, New York, NY

                                    Basel Expo, Basel, Switzerland

                                    Cavalier Gallery, Stamford, CT

                                    Food Center Sculpture Park at Hunts Point, Bronx, NY


Museum and University Collections:


911 Memorial  Museum, New York, NY

Albright College, Freedman Gallery, Reading, PA

Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque, NM

Aldrich Museum of Art, Ridgefield, CT

Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI

Allan Houser Foundation, Permanent Collection, Santa Fe, NM

Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL       Permanent Collection, sculpture and painting

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

Eastern Michigan University Library, Ypsilanti, MI

Fine Arts Museum of Oklahoma City, OK

Goddard Visual Art Center, Ardmore, OK

Grounds for Sculpture Museum, Hamilton, NJ

Guild Hall Museum of Art, East Hampton, NY

Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM

Hope College, Music School, Holland, MI

The Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, NY

Iowa State University, Art on Campus Collection, Gerdin Building, College of Business, Ames, IA

Iowa State University, Art on Campus Model and Maquette Collection, Ames, IA

Iowa State University, Department of Music and Theater, Ames, Iowa

International Foundation Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI  BILL BARRETT DRAWINGS

University of Nevada, Barrick Museum, Las Vegas, NV

Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Mitchell Wolfson New World Campus, Miami, FL

Museum of Outdoor Art, Englewood, Colorado

Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

Norfolk Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA

Pyramid Hill, Sculpture Park and Museum, Hamilton, OH

Reading Museum, Reading, PA

Rice University, Houston, TX

Runnymede Sculpture Farm, San Francisco, CA

Santa Fe Museum of Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ

Stony Brook University, Louis and Beatrice Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology

Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA

The Utsukushi-ga-Hara Open Air Museum, Tokyo, Japan

University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan, School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan, School of Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan, School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI

University of Montana, Montana Museum of Art and Culture, Missoula, MT

University of the South, Sewanee, TN

University of Syracuse, Syracuse, NY

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA


Selected Public Collections:


City of Scottsdale,  Appaloosa Public Library

Ann Arbor City Hall, Ruby Church Memorial, Ann Arbor, MI

City of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Criminal Court Building, Hartford, CT

New York City, New Dorp High School, Staten Island, NY

Nyack Plaza Mall, Nyack, NY

Pennington Park, Patterson, NJ

City of Palo Alto,  Palo Alto CA


Selected Private Collections:


1615 L. Street, Washington, DC

2001 K. Street, Washington, DC

Belz Enterprises, Memphis, TN

Best Products Corporation, Richmond, VA

Bishop Ranch, San Ramon, CA

Brandywine Realty and Trust, Austin, TX

The Corinthian Building, New York, NY

Dell Foundation, Austin, TX

Eighty One Mainstreet Associates, White Plains, NY

Garden Communities, La Jolla, CA

Hitachi Corporation, Kyushu Plant, Kanda, Japan

Jade Pig Corporation, Gaslight Village, Grand Rapids, MI

La Jolla Crossroads, La Jolla, CA

Lincoln National Life Insurance Company Foundation, Fort Wayne, IN

Lumiere Place Casino and Hotel, A Four Seasons Hotel, St. Louis, MO

Neiman-Marcus, Dallas, TX

Pacific Enterprises, Law Library, Los Angeles, CA

Palazzo Hotel Resort Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Peabody Hotel, Little Rock, AR (Belz Enterprises, Memphis, TN)

Portman Corporation, Northpark Town Center, Atlanta, GA

Rockefeller Realty Corporation, #3 Embarcadero West, San Francisco, CA

Saint Vincent Hospital, Santa Fe, NM

Schulman Realty Group, White Plains, NY                                                     

Sempra Energy International, San Diego, CA

Tower Insurance Group, New York, NY

Trammell-Crow, Paramount, CA

Valley National Bank, Phoenix, AZ

West Group, One Bunker Hill, Los Angeles, CA




1994                                    The Audubon Artists Silver Medal of Honor for Sculpture, NY

1992                  The Audubon Artists Chaim Gross Foundation Award for Sculpture, NY

1990                                    The Audubon Artists Gold Medal of Honor for Sculpture, NY

1988                  Fiftieth Annual Guild Hall Artist Members Exhibition, Best Sculpture Award, East Hampton, NY

1987                  Hakone Open-Air Museum Award, Japan

1986                  The R.S. Reynolds Memorial Award

1965                  Kalamazoo Area Art Exhibition/Art Center 1965-1966, Second Annual Purchase, Kalamazoo, MI

                                    Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti Merit Award, Ypsilanti, MI


1964                  Forty-sixth Annual Exhibition of Works by Artists and Craftsman of the Western Reserve, Jury Mention, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

                                    Awarded an exhibition at the Kalamazoo Art Center, Kalamazoo, MI

1962                                 Annual North Dakota Exhibition Prize in Sculpture, ND

                                    Detroit Institute of Arts, Lewis Prize for Outstanding Work by a Michigan Teacher, Detroit, MI

1961                                    Western Michigan Art Gallery Award for Sculpture, Grand Rapids, MI

1960                                    Albert Kahn and Associates Award, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

1958                                    Tri Kappa Award, First Prize Sculpture, Fort Wayne Art Museum, Fort Wayne, IN



1990 to present    Century Association, New York, NY

                                     National Arts Club, New York, NY


Recognitions:                  Included in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

                                    Past President of the Sculptor’s Guild, New York, NY


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