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Barbara Schreiber, American artist. Recipient award, Georgia Women in the Visual Arts, 1997, Silver medal for best column/nonprofit category, GAMMA awards Georgia Association Magazines, 2001, Maryland Senatorial scholarship, 1975-1977, Best of Atlanta award, Creative Loafing magazine, 2003, 2004; grantee, Georgia Council for the Arts, 1981, 1990, Department Cultural Affairs, 1981; scholar, Ford Foundation, 1975-1977.


Schreiber, Barbara was born on March 25, 1953 in Baltimore. Daughter of Francis Ralph and Lillian (Silverman) Schreiber.


Student, Atlanta College Art, 1976; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Maryland. Institute College Art, Baltimore, 1977.


Studio artist, since 1977. Employment counselor Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1977-1980. Conservation technical/writer Atlanta Cyclorama Conservation, 1980-1982.

Assistant editor Art Papers, 1982-1983. Administrative assistant Nexus Contemporary Art Center, 1983-1985. Op-ed illustrator Atlanta Journal & Constitution, 1990—1991.

Associate editor Art Papers, Atlanta, 1985—1995. Freelance writer, editor, since 1995. Grants panelist, site evaluator Georgia Council Arts, Atlanta, 1997—2002.

Columnist Art Papers, 1998—2005. Artist-in-resident McColl Center Visual Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2006—2007. Member editorial board P8 magazine, since 2006.

Grants panelist Charlotte-Mecklenburg Arts and Science Council, since 2007.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, 1991, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, 1994, Sandler Hudson Gallery, 1998, Shedspace Exhibition series, 2001, Sandler Hudson Gallery, 2001, 2003, Barbara Archer Gallery, 2006, Winthrop University, 2005, Dialect Gallery, 2007, Joie Lassiter Gallery, 2010, exhibitions include Ruby Green, Nashville, Tennessee, 2002, 2006, Eyedrum, Atlanta, 2002-2003, Museum Contemporary Art, Georgia, 2003-2006, Gallery at Green Street, Boston, 1998, PS1, New York City, 1998, Bunde, Germany, 1997, Amerika Haus, Magdeburg, Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt, Germany, 1996-1997, Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, 2003, Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, 2003-2004, Dirt Gallery, Los Angeles, 2004, Clemson University, 2004, American Advertising Federation Contemporary Art Fair, New York City, 2005, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina, 2006. Artist/print collaborator Rolling Stone Press, 1995. Represented in permanent collections CGR Advisors, Atlanta, Chase Banking Corporation, New York City, King and Spalding, Atlanta, Museum Contemporary Art Georgia, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia, Telfair Museum, Savannah, Georgia, Ally Bank, Charlotte, others.

      Columnist Art Papers, 1998—2005

    • , co-editor.


Member artists' advisory board City Gallery at Chastain, 1990-1993. Member artist resource council Museum Contemporary Art Georgia, since 2002. Affiliate artist McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, since 2006.

Shortlist commission Atlanta Jackson Hartsfield International Airport, 2004.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dancing, vocal music, hiking.


Married M. William Ribarsky, April 16, 1983. 1 child, Dinah January.

Francis Ralph Schreiber

Lillian (Silverman) Schreiber

M. William Ribarsky

Dinah January Schreiber