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Barbara Sue Mesner Howard, American Artist. Certified teacher, New Jersey. Fellow Mixed Media New Jersey State Council on the Arts, 1985; recipient Purchase award Mercer County Artists Exhibition, 1983. Member Artworks, Artists Equity, Museum Modern Art, Smithsonian Associations, Metropolitan Museum Art, International Sculpture Center, National Museum Women in Arts (charter), National Organization for Women.

Background

Howard, Barbara Sue Mesner was born on August 6, 1944 in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Maximilian Hutchinson and Ethel Gertrude (Vieten) Mesner.

Education

Sculpture study, H.I. Gates, sculptor, Washington, 1965-1966;Bachelor, Hood College, Frederick, Maryland., 1966;postgraduate, Rutgers University, 1967-1969.

Career

Assistant buyer, Jordan Marsh, Boston, 1966-1967;sculpture instructor, Princeton Art Association, 1968-1971, 77-78;art teacher, New Jersey Public Schools, 1967-1970;chairman art department, Stuart Country Day School, Princeton, 1970-1976;artist, Hightstown, New Jersey, since 1977.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, New Jersey.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows Art Consultant, Princeton, 1974, 75, 78, Gallery 100, Princeton, 1975, Betty Parson Gallery, New York City, 1975, Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, New Jersey, 1977, Squibb Gallery, Princeton, 1973, 82, Art Masters Gallery, Princeton, 1984, Trenton City Museum, 1984, Grippi Gallery, New York City, 1984, 85, 86, Gourgaud Gallery, 1986, New Jersey Center Visual Arts, Summit, 1987, Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey, 1987, A.D. Gallery, New Jersey 1989-2004, Artworks Gallery, Art Center Trenton, 1989, Williams Collection Gallery, Princeton, 1991, 92. Hood College Centennial Alumnae Art Exhibition, 1993. Women's Studies Gallery Princeton University, 1995-1996.

      Represented in numerous private collections.

Membership

Member Artworks, Artists Equity, Museum Modern Art, Smithsonian Associations, Metropolitan Museum Art, International Sculpture Center, National Museum Women in Arts (charter), National Organization for Women.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: long distance swimming, biking.

Connections

Married James Scott Howard, December 26, 1967 (deceased January 1998).

father:
Maximilian Hutchinson Mesner

mother:
Ethel Gertrude (Vieten) Mesner

spouse:
James Scott Howard