Biography

Vera Barnett

Nationality: American
Dates: Born 1957
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Recent Press:
 

The Dallas Morning News June 5, 2015
 

Education:
 

1977-81 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 

 

Solo Exhibitions:
 

2016 Works by Vera Barnett, Griffith Gallery and Cole Art Center, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas
2015 Vera Barnett: The Painted Word, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2010 Vera Barnett: Classical Plastique, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2006 Vera Barnett: Classical Plastique, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2002 Vera Barnett: Recent Work, Edith Baker Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997 Vera Barnett, Carol Henderson Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
1994 Process and Transition, Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, Texas
1993 Vera Barnett, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1991 Barnett by Two, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas
 

 

Group and Juried Exhibitions:
 

2016 Third Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, Artspace111, Fort Worth, Texas, juror Eric M. Lee, Director, Kimbell Art Museum
2016 The Texas Aesthetic X, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas
2016 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2016 The Hunting Art Prize, Hunting PLC, Houston, Texas
2015 Menagerie, Art and the Animal Kingdom, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2015 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2014 MAC@20 Part II, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2014-2015 Flow into the Mystic: Marriage and the Contemporary Artist, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas
2014 60th Anniversary Exhibition: A Celebration of Valley House Artists, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Summer Cut, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 56th Annual Delta Exhibition, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, juror Brian Rutenberg
2014 Artspace111 Regional Juried Exhibition, Artspace 111, Fort Worth, Texas, jurors Andrea Karnes and Ron Tyler
2014 The Hunting Art Prize, Hunting PLC, Friedkin Companies Campus, Gulf States Toyota, Houston, Texas
2013 M Path, University Galleries, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
2013 Suitable Subjects: Contemporary Still Lifes, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2013 51st Annual National Competition, Beaumont Art League, Texas
2013 Texas National 2013 Competition and Exhibition, The Cole Art Center, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacodoches, Texas
2013 Artists and the Artists they Like, curated by Ann Ekstrom, Artspace 111, Fort Worth, Texas
2012 50th Annual National Exhibition, Beaumont Art League, Beaumont, Texas
2011 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2011 Fresh & Salty (a Valley House Gallery group exhibition), Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2010 Shorelines, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2010 ART CHICAGO, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois (Valley House Gallery)
2010 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2009 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2009 Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2009, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas, Juror: Shelley Langdale, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, Philadelphia Museum of Art
2009 Thank You Fort Worth: An Appreciation from Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2008 CADD Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas Art Fair, Three Three Three First Avenue, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2008 The Hunting Art Prize, Decorative Art Center, Houston, Texas
2007 Introductions North, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, Texas
2007 CADD Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas Inaugural Art Fair, Three Three Three First Avenue, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2007 The Art Show, Art Dealer’s Association of America, Park Avenue Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
2007 Texas Art from Private Collections: Works by Past and Present Masters, Kettle Art, Dallas, Texas
2007 Annual Assistance League of Houston Juried Exhibition, Houston, Texas
2006 Kingdom Animalia: Creatures Big and Small by Artists Old and New (group exhibition), Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2006 Art International, The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, California (Valley House Gallery)
2005 Valley House Exhibition, Masur Museum, Monroe, Louisiana
2004 The Mentor and his Protégés, Tarrant County College, Carillon Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
2004 47th Annual Delta Exhibition, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
2004 Celebrates Texas Art, Assistance League of Houston, Houston, Texas, Juror- Jennifer Gross
2003 American Figure Exhibition, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, California
2002 Enter the Dragon, Breckenridge Fine Arts Center, Breckenridge, Texas
2000 A Cool Summer Garden, Edith Baker Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2000 National Competition, First Street Gallery, New York, New York
1999 Contemporary Realism, Carol Henderson Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
1999 Real Art, Contemporary Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas
1999 Masquerade, Edith Baker Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1998 The Figure, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1998 Main Street Art Festival, The Contemporary Art Center, Fort Worth Texas, Juror -Vernon Fisher
1996 Three Texas Realists, Breckenridge Art Center, Breckenridge, Texas
1996 Art in the Metroplex, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
1995 Fellowship Annual Juried Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
1994 14th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Delaware County Community College, Media, Pennsylvania
1993 Gallery Night, Dutch Phillips & co, Dallas, Texas
1992 Christmas, Fort Worth Gallery (Dutch Phillips)
1992 Annual Juried Exhibition, Templeton Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas
1990 10th Annual Small Works Show, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, “Yellow Dish” reproduced on invitation
1989 9th Annual Small Works Show, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1989 Miniatures, The Fanny Garver Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1989 Gallery Night, Evelyn Siegel Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
1988 Holiday Season, Evelyn Siegel Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
1988 New Work, Evelyn Siegel Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
1988 48th Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1987 A Breath of Fresh Art, The Fanny Garver Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1987 Great Works, Large and Small, Evelyn Siegel Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
 

 

Awards and Honors:
 

2014 Prize Juror, Annual National Exhibition and Competition, Beaumont Art League, Beaumont, Texas
2013 Honorable Mention, 51st Annual National Competition, Beaumont Art League, Texas
2009 First Place, Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2009, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas, Juror: Shelley Langdale, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, Philadelphia Museum of Art
2004 First Place, Assistance League of Houston, Houston, Texas, Juror: Jennifer Gross- Curator of Contemporary Art, Yale University Art Gallery
2003 Honorable Mention, American Figure Exhibition, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, California
1996 Third place & Honorable Mention, National Juried Exhibition, Breckenridge Art Center, Breckenridge, Texas
1996 Fourth Place Award, Spring Show, Templeton Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas
1996 First Place Award, Annual Juried Exhibition, Templeton Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas
1992 Second Place Award, Annual Juried Exhibition, Templeton Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas
1991 Mary Butler Memorial Purchase Award, Fellowship Annual Juried Exhibition, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
1990 Jurors Citation, Annual Juried Exhibition, Committee for an Artists Center, Fort Worth, Texas
1988 Honorable Mention, National Juried Exhibition, Society of Water Color Artists, Fort Worth, Texas
 

 

Literature:
 

2015 “Art Notes” by Michael Granberry, The Dallas Morning News, Arts section, June 7, 2015, page 8E, The Painted Word: Idiot/Maniac reproduced. Available from http://www.dallasnews.com/lifestyles/arts/columnists/michael-granberry/20150605-the-mac-says-goodbye-to-mckinney-avenue-with-its-new-show.ece
2014 “Regional Talents Shine in Fort Worth,” by Lin Wang, Urban Art & Antiques, June 22, 2014 Available from www.urbanartantiques.com/2014/first-annual-regional-juried-show-artspace111-fortworth/
“The Fabrications of Vera Barnett: an Appreciation,” by Frederick Turner, essay, pages 1-5.
2012 “Bringing Life to Still Life,” by Cherie Haas, The Artist’s Magazine, March 2012, page 12, Classical Plastique reproduced.
2010 “Vera Barnett: Classical Plastique,” by Michael Granberry, The Dallas Morning News (Guide),
15 October 2010, page 35, Wayfarer reproduced.
2010 “Dance for Me,” by Jareb Parker, Moulin Review, Vol. 2, Brookhaven College, Spring 2010, Classical Plastique: Birth of Venus reproduced on page 13, Classical Plastique: Girl in Field reproduced on page 15.
2006 “Night & Day,” The Dallas Observer, December 7 – 13, 2006, page 31, Kung-Fu Fighting reproduced.
2001 “Vera Barnett, Frank Brown,” by Mike Daniels, The Dallas Morning News
1999 “Reality Check,” by Mike Daniels, The Dallas Morning News
1999 “The Contemporary Gets Real,” by Janet Tyson, Fort Worth Star Telegram
1999 “Realism,” by Curtis Martin, Artlies, Summer issue, page 47, Crucifixition illustrated
1998 “Two Experts Pick Pieces for Big Dallas Show,” by Suzanne Akhtar, Fort Worth Star Telegram
1998 “Go Figure,” by Mike Daniels, The Dallas Morning News
1997 “Eerie Pool Party,” by Annabelle Massey, The Met
1997 “Fort Worth Festival Takes an Earnest Approach to its Art,” by Annabelle Massey, The Met
1996 “Night & Day,” by Zac Crain, The Dallas Observer
1994 “Artists Show Us Their Paintings,” by Wade Wilson, Fort Worth Star Telegram
1993 “Fine Arts Academy Exhibition Opens,” by Victoria Donohoe, The Philadelphia Enquirer
1991 “Schools Out in Fort Worth,” by Janet Tyson, Fort Worth Star Telegram
1989 “Discretion and a Spousal Exhibition,” by Janet Tyson, Fort Worth Star Telegram
1988 “Water Color Exhibit No Brush With Tame,” by Janet Tyson, Fort Worth Star Telegram
1988 “A Really Pretty Picture,” by Janet Tyson, Fort Worth Star Telegram

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