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- Barbara Harrison
A native of Manhattan, Barbara attended the High School of Music and Art, Cornell University, l'Accademia di Belli Arti in Florence Italy, and received a BS degree in Art History from Columbia University. She has lived in Florida for 20 years, and currently resides in Longboat Key. Barbara is known for her wall and ceiling suspended sculptures in solid brass. Two large wall sculptures were commissioned by Neiman Marcus for their permanent collection. Both are on view in their store at International Plaza, Tampa. Other corporate commissions include the Bank of Tokyo in NYC; Computervision in Boston; the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Educational Testing Service, both in Princeton NJ; and the New York Academy of Medicine in NYC. Notable exhibits include the New York Academy of Design; the Corcoran Gallery in Washington DC; the Chesterwood National Trust Museum in Stockbridge Massachusetts; the Bergen Museum, and Princeton University, as well as three solo shows in NYC. In Sarasota, Barbara has been given a solo show by the Ringling College of Art and Design at their new venue, the Longboat Key Center for the Arts. Barbara is represented in New York City by Serrano Contemporary.