"The purpose of art is to lay bare questions hidden by answers."
- James Baldwin
Interdisciplinary Detroit-based Artist
Graduating Cum Laude in the MFA program at the University of Iowa Barber uses interdisciplinary art practices to articulate various testimonies within and surrounding Black America. Most recent scholarships include fellowship at The Union Contemporary, Stanley Grant award from the University of Iowa, Alonzo Davis Award from Virginia Center for Creative Arts. Selected exhibitions include but are not limited to Englert Theatre (Iowa City, IA), Museum of Science (Chicago), Public Artwork on Atlanta BeltLine (Atlanta, GA), Rialto Theatre (Atlanta, GA), Lexington Theatre (Kentucky), Mason Murer Gallery (Atlanta, GA), Gallery 4731 (Detroit, MI), Levitt Gallery, (Iowa City).