Bill Barrett

Born in Los Angeles, California

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



2017  ACTION ABSTRACTION  Outdoor sculpture exhibition. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK  

2016   THE BRONZE TOUCH, Taylor Graham, New York, NY

2016   SANTA FE BOTANICAL GARDENS, Exhibition of 14 outdoor sculptures, Santa Fe, NM

2015     EMANATIONS in BRONZE small original cast bronze and gold leaf maquette exhibition
LewAllen Gallery, Railyard, Santa Fe, NM

2015     INQUIRE WITHIN Paintings and Sculptures by Bill Barrett at The Reading Public Museum,
Reading, Pennsylvania in the American Gallery, curated by Scott Schweigert

2012     BILL BARRETT: DNA Exhibition of Sculpture and Paintings, LewAllen Galleries, Railyard,
Santa Fe, NM

BILL BARRETT:  Sculpture and Paintings, Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida

2011     PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURES, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY

2010    POLYPHONIC  ABSTRACTIONS, Painting and Maquette Survey, Iowa State University,
Christian Petersen Art Museum, Ames, Iowa

SYNCHRONICITY, Painting and  Sculpture Exhibition, Kouros Gallery,  New York, NY

2008-09    EXQUISITE BALANCE, Outdoor Sculpture, Exhibition, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

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

DIVERTIMENTOS in BRONZE, LewAllen Contemporary, Railyard, Santa  Fe, NM

Kouros Gallery, New York, NY

2007          SOLO SHOW, Bentley Projects, Phoenix, Arizona

2006          SOLO SHOW, Kouros Gallery, New York

2005          CONNEXUS, LewAllen Contemporary Art, Railyard, Santa Fe

2004          SOLO SHOW, Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida

2002          BRONZE:  PATTERNS and COLOR, Century Association, New York

Ira Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA

2001          SOLO SHOW, Kouros Gallery, New York

McCormick Works of Art, Chicago

Cline Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2000          BILL BARRETT: Sculpture and Painting, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey

J. J. Brookings Gallery, San Francisco

1999          Harris Gallery, Houston, TX

1998          SOLO SHOW, J. J. Brookings Gallery, San Francisco

Nardin Gallery, 57th and Madison Avenue, New York

1996          SOLO SHOW, J.J. Brookings Gallery, San Francisco

Kouros Gallery, New York

Cline Fine Art, Santa Fe

1995          Mongerson – Wunderlich Gallery, Chicago

Roswitha Benkert Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

1994          SOLO SHOW, Kouros Gallery, New York

1993          SOLO SHOW, Cline Fine Art, Santa Fe

1990          SOLO SHOW, Shidoni Contemporary Gallery,  Tesuque, NM

Galerie Roswitha Benkert, Zurich

1986          Kouros Gallery, New York, NY

Galerie Roswitha Benkert, Zurich

1985–86   Bellevue Hospital Sculpture Garden (outdoor), New York, NY

1985          Kouros Gallery, New York, NY

1983          Sculpture Center, New York, NY

1976–77   Brooklyn Borough Hall (outdoor show), Brooklyn, NY

1976          City University of New York, Graduate Mall, New York, NY

1975          County Executive Buildings, (outdoor show) White Plains, NY

1974         Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, Long Island, NY

Katonah Art Gallery, Katonah, New York, NY

1973         James Yu Gallery, New York, NY

1972         Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

1971          Lantern Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

1970          Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

1969          Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

                  10 Downtown Show, New York, NY

1967          Jason Gallery, New York, NY

1966          Kalamazoo Art Center, Kalamazoo, MI

1965          Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

1964          Hanamura Galleries, Detroit, MI



2012          Comune di Pontedera, Pontedera, Italy

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          Villa Haiss Museum, “20 Bildhauer – 20 Skulpturen”, Zell  a.H. 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          BRONZE: PATTERNS AND COLOR, Century Association Solo Exhibition, New York

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          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

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

1988          Ruth Vared Gallery, Easthampton, NY

The Romanek Sculpture Garden, Chicago, IL

Hudson River Museum, Sculptor’s Guild, Yonkers, NY

1987          Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

1984-87    Schulman Sculpture Garden, White Plains, NY

1986          Guild Hall Museum, Easthampton, NY

Shidoni Contemporary Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Tesuque, NM

1984          Snug Harbor Museum, Staten Island, NY

1983          Sid Deutsch Gallery, New York, NY

1982-83    Phoenix Botanical Gardens, Phoenix, AZ

1982          The Great Garden Sculpture Show, Sculptural Arts Museum, Atlanta, GA

International Sculpture Conference, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

1981          Botanical Gardens (outdoor show, Sculptor’s Guild), Bronx, NY

1970-81    Sculpture Center, Sixty-Ninth Street, New York, NY

1980          Sculpture Center, Sixty-Ninth Street, New York, NY

“AREA” (outdoor show), Washington, DC

1978–80    “AREA” (outdoor show), Wards Island, NY

American Mission Building, United Nations, New York, NY

1978          Lincoln Center, New York, NY

Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY

Alexander Milliken Gallery, New York, NY

Foley Square (outdoor), New York, NY

PS 1, Long  Island  City, NY

Art Train, Michigan Art Train, Inc.

1975          The Society of the Four Arts Sculpture Competition, New York Cultural Center, Columbus Circle, NY

1973–75    Storm King Art Center, Sculpture in the Fields, Mountainville, NY

1974          Large Outdoor Sculpture Show, Bach Festival, Bethlehem, PA

1973-74    Sculpture III, Department of Cultural Affairs, World Trade Center, Pratt Institute and LaGuardia Airport, New York, NY

1972          Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY

1970          University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

1970          Whitney Museum Sculpture Annual, New York, NY

1966          University of the South, Sewanee, TN

1964          The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

The Bundy Art Gallery, Waitsfield, VT

1963          The San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA

1959-63    The Detroit Institute of Arts Shows, Detroit, MI

1959          Father/Son, Indiana Art Center, South Bend, IN



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



911 Memorial  Museum, New York, NY

Albright College, Freedman Gallery, Reading, PA

Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque, NM

Aldrich Museum of Art, Ridgefield, CT

Allan Houser Foundation, Permanent Collection, Santa Fe, NM

Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

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

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

Purdue University, North Central, Westville, IN

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 Virginia

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 Nevada, Barrick Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada

University of the South, Sewanee, TN

University of Syracuse, Syracuse, NY

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

William Patterson University, Sculpture Collection, Wayne, NJ



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

City of Phoenix ,  Phoenix, Arizona

Criminal Court Building ,  Hartford, Connecticut

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

Nyack Plaza Mall,  Nyack, New York

Pennington Park, Patterson, NJ

City of Palo Alto, CA

Appaloosa Public Library, Scottsdale, AZ