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Ros Barron, American artist. Recipient Design award Housing and Urban Development, 1968; grantee New York Foundation for Arts, 1972, Guggenheim Foundation, 1972, National Endowment Arts, 1975, Rockefeller Foundation, 1978-1980, Massachusetts Council Arts, 1981-1983, Massachusetts Cultural Council, 2007, LEF Foundation, West, 2007, Massachusetts Cultural Council, LLC, Brookline, 2007. Board directors Boston Performance Artists.


Barron, Ros was born on July 4, 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Louis and Ida (Titel) Myers.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College Art, 1954.


Fellow Bunting Institute, Harvard University, 1966-1968. Co-director Zone Visual Theater Company, 1970. Associate professor art University Massachusetts-Harbor Campus, Boston, since 1974.

Visiting artist University Colorado, Boulder, 1983. Presenter Arts at the Bunting, 1997.


  • Other Work

    • Producer numerous video performance tapes. One-woman shows include North Hall Gallery, Massachusetts College Art, Boston, 1988, Watson Gallery, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, 1989, Harbor Gallery University Massachusetts, Boston, 1990, Mobius, Boston, 1993, Brick Bottom Gallery, Boston, 1996. Exhibitions include Whitney Museum American Art, 1967-1968, Helen Shlien Gallery, Boston, 1979, 82, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1980, 84, Le Nouveau Musee, Lyon, France, 1979, Montevideo Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland, 1979, World Wide Video Festival, Kijkhuis, Holland, 1984, Hirschhorn Museum, Washington, 1984, North Hall Gallery.

      Travelling group exhibitions include Project Rembrandt Biennial, 1991-1992, Women's Caucus for Art, 1992. Represented in permanent collections Museum Fine Arts, Boston, Harvard University, Smith College Collection, Worcester Art Museum, Addison Gallery American Art, Institute Contemporary Art, Boston, Samuel P. Harn Museum Art, University Florida, Gainesville, Museum Modern Art, New York City. Performance Art: (with Harris Barron) Mr.

      & Mistress Zone: Art Life Art, Mobius Theatre, Boston, 1987, Performance Art: (with Harris Barron) Mr. & Mistress Zone Again, Mobius Theatre, Boston, 1997, Eartheart and other video works, Mobius Theatre, Boston, 1999, Eagle Air, The Life and Work of Harris Barron, 2001, Magritte Meets Descartes, 2007. (exhibitions) Magritte Quartet, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 2007.


Board of directors Boston Performance Artists.


Married Harris Barron, April 19, 1953. Children: Matt Lewis, Nina Rebecca.

Louis Myers

Ida (Titel) Myers

Harris Barron

Matt Lewis Barron

Nina Rebecca Barron