Mary Barr Rhodes (b.1954) lives and works in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rhodes is a mixed media artist working with themes related to nature, color energy, feminist issues and light resonance. Rhodes holds a Masters of Art from Marshall University and was greatly influenced by the Abstract Expressionist Movement, the Feminist Movement and is infused with feminine energy. Dynamic color energy and light resonance radiate from her work. Her artwork reflects her personal interest in energy and light resonance. Her objective is to foster a sense of wonder in the viewer.
2000 Certified Enneagram Trainer and Coach, Conscious Living Center Cincinnati, OH.
1984 National Endowment of the Arts: New Masters Workshop: Painting with Frank Faulkner; juried acceptance; Huntington Museum of Art; Huntington, WV.
1983 Secondary Gifted Education Endorsement; College of Graduate Studies, West VirginiaUniversity, Institute, WV.1983 National Endowment of the Arts: New Masters Workshop:Environmental Artist Richard Lawson; juried acceptance; Huntington Museum of Art; Huntington,WV.
1982 National Endowment of the Arts: New Masters Workshop: Painting with Robert DiNero,juried acceptance; Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV.
1981 M.A. Degree Art Education; K-12; Marshall University, Huntington, WV. Major: Painting,Minor: Drawing, Marshall University; Huntington, WV.
1976 B.A. Degree Art Education; K-12; Marshall University, Huntington,WV.
Selected Recent Exhibitions
2017 Art Beyond Boundaries, group exhibitions, Cincinnati, OH
Artist-in-Residency, FrameShop USA, Cincinnati, OH.
Solo Exhibition, Dominican Divine, Cincinnati, OH.
2016 Numerous shows curated by Alissa Samarcco Maggenheim, Cincinnati, OH.
2015 Solo Exhibition, Bromwell’s Fine Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
2013 Art Beyond Boundaries, Ambidextrous, juried exhibition, Cincinnati, OH.
2012 Solo exhibition, The Cincinnati Opera Cincinnati, OH.
Totems: Beliefs, Identity and Legends, juried exhibition, Bromwell’s Fine Art Gallery;
2011 Centennial Barn, juried exhibition, Cincinnati, OH.
2010 Chocolate Exhibition, Group exhibition, Prairie Gallery, Northside, OH.2010 Kennedy Fine Arts, Women’s Exhibition, Kennedy Heights, OH.
Selected Private Collections
The Kinley Hotel
Von Lehman Accounting
Graydon Law Firm
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