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Dennis Ray Barrie

Dennis Ray Barrie, museum director. Active international arts panel National Education Association/United States Information Agency, Washington, 1984-1986, art in public pls. and visual arts panel Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, 1986-1990; panelist Cinn. Bicentennial Commission; Member Association Art Museum Directors, American Association Museum, Ohio Museum Association, College Art Association.

Background

  • Barrie, Dennis Ray was born on July 9, 1947 in Cleveland. Son of David Ray and Evelyn (Vild) Barrie.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Oberlin College, 1969. Master of Science, Oberlin College, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Wayne State University, 1983.

    Career

    • Midwest area director Archives of America Art Smithsonian Institute, Washington and Detroit, 1972—1983. Director Contemporary Arts Center, Cinn., 1983—1992. President Dennis Barrie & Associates, 1992—1993.

      Director Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum, 1993—1998. President Barrie Consultant, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, 1996—1998, Malrite Company, 1998—2005. Director cult. planning Westlake Reed Leskosky Architects, Cleveland, since 2005.

      Principal Barrie Project, since 2005.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Active international arts panel National Education Association/United States Information Agency, Washington, 1984-1986, art in public pls. and visual arts panel Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, 1986-1990. Panelist Cinn. Bicentennial Commission. Member Association Art Museum Directors, American Association Museum, Ohio Museum Association, College Art Association.

    Connections

    • Married Dianne Hester, September 28, 1977. Children: Ian Michael, Kevin James.
    • father: David Ray Barrie
    • mother: Evelyn (Vild) Barrie
    • spouse: Dianne Hester
    • children: Ian Michael Barrie
    • Kevin James Barrie
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    Born July 9, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Oberlin College
    • 1970
      Oberlin College
    • 1983
      Wayne State University
    • 1972 - 1983
      Midwest area director, Archives of American Art Smithsonian Institute
    • 1983 - 1992
      director, Contemporary Arts Center
    • 1992 - 1993
      president, Dennis Barrie & Associates
    • 1993 - 1998
      director, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum
    • 1996 - 1998
      president, Barrie Consultant
      Ohio, United States
    • 1998 - 2005
      president, Barrie Consultant
    • 2005
      director, cult. planning Westlake Reed Leskosky Architects
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 2005
      principal Barrie Project
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