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Barbara Ryan Malcolm

filmmaker , social worker , art therapist

Barbara Ryan Malcolm, American filmmaker, social worker, art therapist. Organizer, volunteer South Robertson Neighborhoods Council, Los Angeles, since 1997; community therapist HelpGroup, Los Angeles, since 2002. Member National Association Social Workers, American Art Therapy Association.

Background

Malcolm, Barbara Ryan was born on September 27, 1960 in New York City. Daughter of John Alfred and Olive Mary Louise (Goldman) Malcolm.

Education

Bachelor with highest honors, Marlboro College, 1985. Master of Arts in Visual Anthropology, University Southern California, 1989. Master of Social Work, Smith College School Social Work, 2001.

Postgraduate in clinical art therapy, Phillips Graduate Institute, since 2003.

Career

Indiana video producer Malcolm Productions, Los Angeles, since 1992. Project manager University Southern California, 1993-1996. Videographer Crossroads Productions and Electrical Women Productions, Los Angeles, since 1996.

Sound recordist Long Beach (California) Museum of Art, 1997. Editor Crystal Films, Los Angeles, 1997.

Works

  • Producer, director, cameraman (video documentary) Blessed Be, 1992, A Tent of the Winter Prairie, 1995, Sheltered Near the River, 1996. Boom operator (film documentary) Chicks in White Satin, 1994 (Academy Award nominee 1994). Editor (video documentary) The Mursi, 1997.

Membership

Organizer, volunteer South Robertson Neighborhoods Council, Los Angeles, since 1997. Community therapist HelpGroup, Los Angeles, since 2002. Member National Association Social Workers, American Art Therapy Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, camping, travel, yoga, gardening.

Connections

father:
John Alfred Malcolm

mother:
Olive Mary Louise (Goldman) Malcolm