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Barbara Ann Osmundsen, American sculptor. Advisory board Women's Shelter, Valdosta, Georgia, 1987; co-founder board governors Vector Arts Endowment, 1997-2000. Member of National League American Pen Women (president Cape Canaveral Branch, Florida 2000-2002).

Background

Osmundsen, Barbara Ann was born on April 21, 1945 in Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Robert Nygaärd and Catherine Ann (Wilent) Osmundsen.

Education

Student, Vanderbilt University, 1964. Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1967. Postgraduate, University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1970.

Postgraduate, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1989.

Career

Fashion, accessory designer, Atlanta, 1972—1985. Partner Bara Designs, Richmond, 1987—1988. Art instructor Brevard Museum Art and Science, Melbourne, Florida, 2009, Vero Beach Museum of Arts, 2000—2003.

Artist in residence Brevard Cultural Alliance, Viera, Florida, 1999—2003, Brevard Community College, Melbourne, 2007—2010. Vice president, consultant artist Hope Dragon Foundation, Indian Harbour Beach, Florida, 1996, 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Arlington Arts Center, 1991, Raleigh Gallery, Boca Raton, 1992-1997, Gaier Contemporary Gallery, Orlando, 1994-1996, Renee Foosaner Center, Museum Art and Science, Melbourne, 1998—2002, Marine Resources Council East Florida, Rockledge, 1999, Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, Florida, 2000-2002, Brevard Museum Arts and Science, Melbourne, 2001, Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory, Cocoa, Florida, 2005, 2006, exhibited in group shows at Brevard Museum Art and Science, 2003, 2005, Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory, Cocoa, Florida, 2005, LoPressionism Gallery Fine Art, Melbourne, Florida, 2006, Harris Corporation Lobby Gallery, Melbourne, 2007, Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, Florida, 2007-2010, Harris Corporation Lobby and Gallery, Maxwell C. King Center For Performing Arts, 2007, one-woman shows include Melbourne International Airport, 2001, Brevard County Government Complex, Viera, Florida, 2001-2003, Indian River County Court House, Vero Beach, 2004, Vero Beach Museum Art, 2005, Represented in permanent collections Freedom 7 Community Center, Wuesthoff Health Systems Foundation, Caron Wills Collection, Killaloe/Bullina, Ireland, Mort Harris Collection, Detroit, School District Brevard County, Viera, Edgar and Alberta Holtz Collection, Vero Beach, Price Collection, Oilville, Virginia, Brevard Museum Art and Science, Fay Richardson Picardi Collection, Grant, Florida, James and Carol Minton Collection, Indialantic, Florida, Diana Holtz Jamieson Collection, Chevy Chase, Maryland. Co-editor, author: Studio Link newsletter, 1994, author: Doctor Thomas & Sherry Wade Collection Columbus Georgia, Betz Collection Smyrna, Georgia.

Membership

Advisory board Women's Shelter, Valdosta, Georgia, 1987. Co-founder board governors Vector Arts Endowment, 1997-2000. Member of National League American Pen Women (president Cape Canaveral Branch, Florida 2000-2002).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: organic gardening, gourmet cooking.

Connections

Married Baxter Smith Rains III, September 20, 1986 (deceased 2009). 1 child, Holly Christine Delaney.

father:
Robert Nygaärd Osmundsen

mother:
Catherine Ann (Wilent) Osmundsen

spouse:
Baxter Smith Rains III

child:
Holly Christine Delaney Osmundsen