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elementary and secondary school art educator

Robert Vincent Barnes was American elementary and secondary school art educator. Certified teacher art grades kindergarten through 12, Michigan. Recipient 1st prize Flushing Art Fair, Flushing Junior Women's League, 1975, 78, Orren Hart award Flushing Area History Society, 1983.


Barnes, Robert Vincent was born on May 27, 1948 in Flint, Michigan, United States. Son of Albert J. and Mary Elizabeth (Morey) Barnes.


Bachelor, Adrian College, 1970;postgraduate, University of Michigan, 1973-1975;postgraduate, Control Michigan U., 1976-1980;postgraduate, Getty Center Education Arts, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cranbrook Academy Art, Marygrove Collegepostgraduate, Cranbrook Academy Art, since 1995;Master of Arts, Marygrove College, 1997.


Teacher art Flushing (Michigan) Community Schools, 1971—2002. Instructor Flint Institute Arts, 1975-1976. Teacher genealogy adult education program Mott Community College, Flushing, Fenton and Grand Blanc, Michigan, 1976-1984.

Private art teacher, since 2002. Teacher private art lessons.


  • Certified teacher art grades kindergarten through 12, Michigan.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Flushing Area Families, 1981, Fenton Area Families, 1984. Editor Flint Genealogical Quarterly, 1981.


People need to grow in relationship with God, whose love constantly prompts to transform people.


Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.


Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.


Past president Flint Genealogical Society, Fenton History Society. Board directors, past president Flushing Area History Society. President Fenton Museum Board, 1984-1986.

Chairman Fenton 150th Committee, 1984. Co-chairman Fenton Civic Committee for New Museum, 1985-1986. Committee member Genesee County Sesquicentennial, Flint, 1986.

Exhibiting member Left Bank Gallery, Grand Blanc Arts Guild. Member National Education Association, Michigan Education Association, National Art Education Association, Michigan Art Education Association, Flushing Education Association, Ohio Genealogical Society, Ohio History Society, Junior Chamber of Commerce (Flushing chapter).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: pottery, painting, family history research.


Married Sandra E. Mathews-Barnes, December 20, 1986. 1 child, Kathryn R.

Albert J. Barnes

Mary Elizabeth (Morey) Barnes

Sandra E. Mathews-Barnes

Kathryn R. Barnes