Original Paintings by Late Artist On Display Through June
Original paintings by the late Joseph Barber will be the May/June 2017 art exhibit at the Stratford Library. It is the first appearance of Barber’s work at the library. The exhibit, entitled “Joseph Barber: A Retrospective”, is free and open to the public.
Joseph Barber painted landscapes (watercolors, acrylics and oils) and a wide range of scenes based upon remembrances, feelings and atmosphere. Born 1915 in New York, he was educated in new York City and New Hampshire and was a graduate of the Grand Central Art School, the Eliot O’Hara Watercolor School and the Art Students’ league, all in New York City and the Taos (New Mexico) Art School. Barber’s talent brought him early recognition and awards Including prizes from the Berkshire Museum, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the National Academy of Design and the National Institute of Arts and Letters. After his death in 1998, regional galleries continued for years to exhibit his work. Today, Mr. Barber’s niece, Linda Morgan, manages his paintings.
Viewing hours for the “Joseph Barber: A Retrospective” art exhibit are: Monday-Thursday: 10-8 and Friday-Saturday: 10-5 and Sunday: 1-5 pm. The display is located in the Main Lobby of the Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street in Stratford and will continue through June 2017.
For further information, call the library's Public Relations and Programming Office at: 203.385-4162 or visit its website at: www.stratfordlibrary.org.
Photo Credit: The paintings of the late Joseph Barber will be on display at the Stratford Library through June.