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Elizabeth Madeline Barnes, American Artist, sculptor. Share grantee, Aiken, 1993, Quarterly grantee South Carolina. Art Commission, Aiken, 1996, 97.


Barnes, Elizabeth Madeline was born on December 4, 1945 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States. Daughter of Thomas Frances and Vivian Anna Roark.


Bachelor of Fine Arts cum laude, Augusta State University, 1992.


Bookkeeper 1st National Bank Portsmouth (New Hampshire), 1966-1967. Typist, credit clerk Clarostat Manufacturing Company, Inc., Dover, New Hampshire, 1967-1968. Secretary, bookkeeper Hardesty & Hanover, Kittery, Maine, 1968-1969.

Accountants receivable clerk Seaward Construction Company, Inc., 1970. Housemother Chase Home for Children, Portsmouth, 1970-1972. Information specialist Parent Information Center, South Bend, Indiana, 1976-1977.

Customer service, cash room Belk of Aiken (South Carolina) Mall, 1990-1993. Mental health coordinator Mental Health Association Aiken County, 1993-1995. Coordinator vols., friendship support & public awareness Tri-Development Center Aiken County, 1995-1997.

Sculptor, artist Weaver, Alabama, since 1997. Parent consultant Children's Rehab. Service Alabama, 1998-1999.


  • Other Work

    • Group exhibitions include Sculpture Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1993, 94, Aiken County History Museum, 1993, Aiken Center Arts, 1996, 97, Polk Community College, Winter Haven, Florida, 1993, University South Carolina, Aiken, 1993, others. Represented in permanent collections Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1988, Radison Riverfront Augusta.


Corresponding secretary Pine Tree Spina Bifida Association, Portland, Maine, 1970-1973. Chair family concerns commission Spina Bifida Association American, Elgin, Illinois, 1977-1979. Conference panel member Spina Bifida Association, Houston, 1978, Akron, Ohio, 1979.

Board directors Indiana Spina Bifida Association, South Bend, 1974-1975, president, 1974-1975, newsletter editor, 1975-1978, delegate national convention, 1976-1978. Board directors Spina Bifida Association South Central North Carolina Coalition, 1979-1982, newsletter editor, 1979-1982. Leader Blue Bird Girls, South Bend, 1976-1978.

Member Graduate Partners Policy Making, Alabama. Member Tri-State Sculptors Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, ice skating, reading, swimming, gardening.


Married Jerry Barnes, January 28, 1967. Children: Seana Marie, Jessica Lynn.

Thomas Frances

Vivian Anna Roark

Jerry Barnes

Seana Marie Barnes

Jessica Lynn Barnes