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Judith Ann Barter

Judith Ann Barter, museum curator. Travel fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, Washington, 1989; recipient Chairman's award Art Institute Chicago, 1994. Trustee Williamstown (Massachusetts) Conservation Laboratory.


  • Barter, Judith Ann was born on May 21, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Frederick Joseph and Emily Mary (Bate) Barter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Art History, Indiana University, 1973. Master of Arts in Art History, University Illinois, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural History, University Massachusetts, 1991.


    • Curatorial assistant Krannert Art Museum, University Illinois, Urbana, 1974-1975. Assistant curator St. Louis (Missouri) Art Museum, 1975-1978. Curator of collections Mead Art Museum, Amherst (Massachusetts) College, 1978-1986, associate director, 1986-1992.

      Field-McCormick curator American Arts Art Institute of Chicago, since 1992. Visiting fellow Smithsonian Institution, summer 1992. Massachusetts state representative Association College and University Museum.



    Trustee Williamstown (Massachusetts) Conservation Laboratory.


    • father: Frederick Joseph Barter
    • mother: Emily Mary (Bate) Barter
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    Born March 21, 1951
    (age 65)
    • 1973
      Indiana University
    • 1975
      University Illinois
    • 1991
      University Massachusetts
    • 1974 - 1975
      Curatorial assistant, Krannert Art Museum
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1975 - 1978
      assistant, curator St. Louis (Missouri) Art Museum
    • 1978 - 1986
      curator of collections Mead Art Museum
    • 1992
      Field-McCormick curator American Arts Art Institute of Chicago