Biography

Lu Ann Barrow

Nationality: American
Dates: Born 1934
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Education:
 

 

1956 BFA, University of Texas, Austin, Texas (studied with William Lester and Dan Wingren)
 

 

Exhibitions:
 

2015 Mary, Full of Grace Invitational Advent Show, ArtReach Gallery, Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, Dallas, Texas.
2015 Menagerie, Art and the Animal Kingdom, goup exhibition, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2014 60th Anniversary Exhibition: A Celebration of Valley House Artists, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2013 Like: Artists inspiring Artists, Artspace111, Fort Worth, Texas (invited by Cindi Holt)
2013 Anniversary Exhibition, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2011 The Good Earth (a group exhibition), Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2011 Lu Ann Barrow: Journeys, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2010 Park Cities Presbyterian Church Arts Festival 2010: Manger, Magi, and Majesty, Dallas, Texas
2008 Texas Tour: 100 Years of Texas Landscape Painting, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2007 now and then: contemporary and early texas artists, Gallery 2, Department of Art and Design, Joann Cole Mitte Building, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas
2006 Lu Ann Barrow Retrospective, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2006 Friends for the Journey: The Paintings of Lu Ann Barrow, Longview Museum of Art, Longview, Texas
2006 Lu Ann Barrow’s “Soul-Journers”: Friends, Family, and the Fabric of Daily Life, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
2005 Kenneth Threadgill Concert Series Artist Invitational Exhibition, Municipal Auditorium, Greenville, Texas
2005 Valley House Exhibition, Masur Museum, Monroe, Louisiana
2004 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2003 43rd Annual Invitational Exhibit, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, Texas
2002 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
2002 Art Atlanta, Art Fair, Atlanta, GA (Valley House Gallery)
2002 McNay Art Fair, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2000 The Art Show, Seventh Regiment Armory, New York (Valley House Gallery)
2000 Dallas International Art & Antique Fair, The Dallas International Pavilion at Victory, Dallas, Texas
1999-2000 Biblical Art Center, exhibition, The Museum of Biblical Art, Dallas, Texas
1999 The Art Show, Art Dealers Association of America, Seventh Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1999 Lu Ann Barrow Paints the Common Uncommonly, Broadway Baptist Church, one person show, Fort Worth, Texas
1999 USArtists99, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1999 Lu Ann Barrow: Recent Work, Valley House Gallery, one person show, Dallas, Texas
1998 The Figure: An Invitational Exhibition, group show, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1998 USArtists98, art fair, 33rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1997 The Art Show, Art Dealers Association of America, Seventh Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1997 Texas Natural Wonders, group show, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997 Lu Ann Barrow: New Paintings, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997 USArtists97, art fair, 33rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1996 Art Miami, art fair, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, Florida (Valley House Gallery)
1996 Glimpses of Eden, group show, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, Texas
1996 USArtists96, art fair, 33rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1995 The Art Show, Art Dealers Association of America, Seventh Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1995 Art of the Garden, group show, The Art Center, Waco, Texas
1995 Lu Ann Barrow: Paintings, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1995 USArtists95, art fair, 33rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1994 ARTexas, 500 Inc., Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
1994 The Art Show, Art Dealers Association of America, Seventh Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1994 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1994 USArtists94, art fair, 33rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1993 ARTexas, Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
1993 Lu Ann Barrow: Paintings, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1993 USArtists93, art fair, 33rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1992 Creative Spirit I, Invitational Art Exhibition, Concordia Lutheran College, Austin, Texas
1992 Lu Ann Barrow: A 25 Year Retrospective, Wunderlich Gallery, Austin, Texas
1991 Third Annual Celebration of the Arts, St. John the Divine Art Show, The Episcopalian, Houston, Texas, (prize)
1991 Wunderlich Gallery, one person show, Austin Texas
1991 Arts and Religion Symposium Feature Artist, Southern Baptist Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky
1989 Private one person exhibition, Austin, Texas
1988 Soul-Journers: Exhibition and Sale, Austin, Texas
1985 Private one person exhibition, Austin, Texas
1980 Wagner Gallery, one person show, Austin, Texas
1976 William Hoey, Lu Ann Barrow, and David Everett, three person show, Pecan Square Gallery, Austin, Texas
1975 Fairmount Gallery, group show, Dallas, Texas
1975 Fairmount Gallery, two person show, Dallas, Texas
1974 Texas Fine Arts Association, 63rd Annual Exhibition, Austin, Texas, (Holstein and Bois D'Arcs)
1974 Yule Exhibit, Fairmount Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1971 Sol del Rio, one person show, San Antonio, Texas
1971 Texas Fine Art Association, annual exhibition, Austin, Texas
1970 Texas Fine Arts Association, 9th Annual Fall Invitational, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, Texas
1970 Texas Fine Arts Association, 59th Annual Exhibition, Austin, Texas, (prize: Ice Follies)
1969 Texas Fine Arts Association, Spring Jury Exhibition, Austin, Texas
1966 8th Annual 8 State Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma (prize: John the Baptist)
1965 Fiesta, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, Texas; yearly through 1980
1965 Texas Fine Arts Association, Citation Exhibition, Austin, Texas
1964 Texas Fine Arts Association Annual State Citation Show, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, Texas (prize: Palm Sunday)
1964 Texas Fine Arts Association, Region One Citation Exhibition, Elisabeth Ney Museum, Austin, Texas, (prize: Palm Sunday)
1964 Texas Fine Arts Association, 53rd Spring Jury Exhibition, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, Texas (prize: Palm Sunday)
1963 Second Annual National Exhibition of Small Paintings, traveling exhibition: (jurors: Doel Reed, Walter Kuhlman), Albuquerque, New Mexico, (prize: Paper Dolls)
1962 National Exhibition of Small paintings, Albuquerque, New Mexico, (jurors: James Forrest, Clinton Adams)
1961 32nd Annual Dallas County Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Fine Art, Dallas, Texas
1960 31st Annual Dallas County Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Fine Art, Dallas, Texas
1959 30th Annual Dallas County Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Fine Art, Dallas, Texas
1959 Prospects of 1959, Dallas Public Library, Dallas, Texas
 

 

 

 

Literature:
 

The Rev. Terry Patrick Jones, with The Rev. Dr. William Lawrence, and The Rev. Dr. Mark Stamm, Four Prayers For All God’s Children This Christmas, Dallas, Texas, 2011, All The Children Came illustrated on cover.
 

Gaile Robinson, “In the Galleries,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, January 7, 2011, 8E, color illustration.
 

Mark Norris, “ Church Sponsors Spirtual and Spirited Art Ehibition,” The Dallas Morning News, November 14, 2010.
 

Forrest Preece, “Westside Stories: Lu Ann Barrow,” West Austin News, October 26, 2006, Volume 19 Issue 51, page 4
 

Nikki Moore, “AC pick: “Lu Ann Barrow’s ‘Soul-Journers’: Friends, Family, and the Fabric of Daily Life,”” Calendar, Community, Arts, The Austin Chronicle, October 6, 2006, page 86, illustration. 2006, illustration.
 

Glenn Evans, “Art of observation: artist brings work that ‘expresses joy’ to Longview museum,” Longview News-Journal, September 8, 2006.
 

Lloyd S. Rubin, “Lu Ann Barrow’s “Soul-Journers” Hosted by Austin Museum of Art,” Art Knowledge News at www.artknowledgenews.com, originally posted on August 17,
 

The Paintings of Lu Ann Barrow, catalogue for exhibitions at the Austin Museum of Art, Longview Museum of Fine Arts and Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Dallas, Texas: Valley House Gallery Press, 2006, essay by James Housefield.
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The National Book Festival, Laura Bush, Honorary Chairman, Washington, D.C.m Fall of 2001, reproductions on invitations, posters, tee-shirts, and gift items related to the festival.
 

50th Anniversary Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, March 5 – 27, 2004, color illustration.
 

“The Agenda,” HomeLiving, December 1999, p. 27, show mention and illustration.
 

Glenda Vosburgh, “Spending It: Texas state of mind,” Dallas Business Journal, November 26 – December 2, 1999, p. 52, illustration.
 

“Art,” The Dallas Morning News Guide, November 26, 1999, p. 68, show mention and illustration.
 

“Joy of Life: Folk painter opening show at Valley House, “ Richardson News, Thursday, November 4, 1999, Lifestyles, Section B, p. 1, illustration.
 

“Valley House to exhibit ‘visual parables’ of Barrow,” Plano Star Courier, November 1999, llustration.
 

Texas Book Festival, Laura Bush, Honorary Chairman, Austin, Texas, November 5 - 7, 1999, reproductions on invitations, posters and tee-shirts related to the festival
 

Andrew J. Ligon III, “Exhibit offers views on Eden,” El Paso Herald Post, October 25, 1996.
 

40th Anniversary Exhibition, exhibition catalog, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas.
 

The ADAA Report, Newsletter of the Art Dealers Association of America, Fall 1994, Oh Happy Day! reproduced on page 6.
 

Creative Spirit I, exhibition catalogue, Concordia Lutheran College, Austin, Texas, 1992.
 

William Hendricks, "An Image of Jesus in Jeans", Art and Religion, 1991, pp. 15-19.
 

Robert Kysar, "And We Have Seen His Glory," The Lutheran, December 1990, 2 illustrations.
 

Howard Hovde, Into a Larger World, Laity Lodge, 1990, 9 paintings reproduced.
 

Sampler, Laguna Gloria Art Museum Cookbook, Austin, 1985, cover design.
 

Carolyn Huffman, Life Between the Questions, Waco: Word Books, 1985, illustrated the book.
 

Sue McBee, "Lu Ann Barrow Paints the Common Uncommonly," Austin Homes and Gardens, August 1980. pp. 68-70.
 

Dottie Fish, "Lu Ann Barrow: Her Paintings are for Fun," The Austin Citizen, September 5, 1979.
 

Rual Askew, “Museum Annual Both On , Off Dead Center,” The Dallas Morning News, May 29, 1960.
 

 

Selected Public Collections:
 

Exxon Corporation, Las Colinas, Texas
Pinehurst Surgical Clinic, Pinehurst, North Carolina
Ross Vick and Associates, Dallas, Texas
Texas Service Life Insurance, Austin, Texas
The Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
U.S. Trust, Dallas, Texas

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