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Barbara June Tiso, American Artist. Certified community college instructor, California. Scholar Cleveland Institute Art, 1966-1969; Rocco Dimarco scholar Cranbrook Academy Art, 1970; National Endowment Arts grantee, 1976-1978. Member American Craftsman Council, Foundation for Community Artists, Sculpture International, Artists Equity Association.


Tiso, Barbara June was born on September 7, 1945 in Peekskill, New York, United States. Daughter of Stephen and Helen (Koller) Tiso.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cleveland Institute Art, 1969; Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy Art, 1971.


Assistant professor art, Alfred (New York) U., 1972-1973; assistant professor art, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1973-1976; artist-in-residence, New Jersey Council Arts, Princeton, 1977-1978; visiting artist, lecturer 38 art schools, State University of New York, New Paltz, New York, 1978-1979; visiting artist, lecturer art schools, colleges universities, since 1978; assistant professor art, Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland., 1979-1980; assistant professor art, New School, New York City, 1980-1981; mold maker, enlarger, Tallix Bronze Foundry, Peekskill, 1980-1981; assistant professor art, Mercer County Community College, Trenton, New Jersey, 1981-1985; assistant professor art, School Visual Arts, New York City, 1990.


  • Certified community college instructor, California.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows University Delaware, Newark, 1976, Connecticut College, New London, 1979, Hadler-Rodriquez Galleries, New York City, 1980, Cooper-Lynn Gallery, New York City, 1981, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 1983, Nazarth College, Rochester, New York, 1985. 2-person show Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, 1989. Exhibited in group shows, since 1978, including Museum Contemporary Crafts, New York City, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, Queens Museum, Flushing, New York, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Brooklyn Cultural Center, Detroit Gallery Contemporary Crafts, San Angelo (Texas) Museum Fine Arts, Miami (Florida) Exposition, Fine Arts Museum San Francisco, Bellevue (Washington) Art Museum, Milwaukee Art Center, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, Cranbrook Museum Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Detroit Institute Art, San Jose (California) Museum Art, Butler Institute American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, Minnesota Museum Art, St. Paul, Cleveland Museum Art, also traveling exhibitions.

      Represented in permanent collections Smithsonian Institute, Washington, Minnesota Museum Art, Cleveland Institute Art.


Member American Craftsman Council, Foundation for Community Artists, Sculpture International, Artists Equity Association.


Stephen Tiso

Helen (Koller) Tiso