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educator , art historian , Art gallery director

Peter John Barr, American art historian, educator, art gallery director. Grantee, Sage Foundation, 2001-2003, Teagle Foundation, 2004, Siena Heights University, 2005. Commissioner City Adrian (Michigan) Planning Commission, 2001; volunteer reader Alexander Elementary School, 2001; trustee Lenawee County History Society, 2004; Member of Midwest Art History Association, College Art Association, Toledo Museum Art.

Background

Barr, Peter John was born on September 20, 1960 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Homer James and Blanche Shurgarts Barr.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy in Arts Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 1983. Master of Arts in Art History, Boston University, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Art History, Boston University, 1997.

Career

Assistant director gallery Harcus Gallery, Boston, 1984—1987. Lecturer gallery Museum Fine Arts, 1988—1990. Instructor art history Northeastern University, 1990, University Massachusetts, Boston, 1990—1997, Boston (Massachusetts) University, 1997—1997.

Assistant professor art history Siena Heights University, Adrian, Michigan, 1997—2002, associate professor art history, since 2002. Director Klemm Gallery Siena Heights University, since 1997. Curator exhibits; speaker in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (website) 19th-Century Adrian Architecture (Special Recognition certified Imagining Michigan, 2005). Contributor articles to professional journals.

Religion

Everybody can reach the love of God. Salvation is for everyone who turns to God.

Politics

The Church must be self-critical before it presumes to be critical of others.

Views

Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.

Membership

Commissioner City Adrian (Michigan) Planning Commission, 2001. Volunteer reader Alexander Elementary School, 2001. Trustee Lenawee County History Society, 2004.

Member of Midwest Art History Association, College Art Association, Toledo Museum Art.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening.

Connections

Married Kimberly Dawn Roller, May 14, 1983. Children: Alamanda Lorraine, Hannah Irene.

father:
Homer James

mother:
Blanche Shurgarts Barr

spouse:
Kimberly Dawn Roller

child:
Alamanda Lorraine Barr

child:
Hannah Irene Barr