EDUCATION

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, BFA
Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, BA in Fine Arts, cum laude
Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy
 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Laura Barr, Paintings | Drawings, Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT, March/April, 2016
Local Color, Keyes Gallery, Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library, Stony Creek, CT, 2014
Rock Water Glass, New Haven Lawn Club, New Haven, CT, 2014
Laura Barr Paintings, Paul Mellon Art Center, Wallingford, CT, 2009
 

SELECTED TWO PERSON, GROUP + JURIED EXHIBITIONS

New Haven Paint and Clay Club Active Members Exhibit, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT, 2017

Sensing the Surround, An exhibition featuring six painters who explore landscapes both real and imagined.
    Curated by Debbie Hesse, Perspectives Gallery at Whitney Center, Hamden, CT, 2017

Front of House: Dining Together in Objects and Images, Juried by Amy Kurtz Lansing, Curator,
     Florence Griswold Museum, Mill Gallery, Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT, 2017

Shoreline Arts Trail Exhibition, Friends & Company, Madison, CT, November/December, 2016

The Connecticut Shellfish Initiative Event, to celebrate Connecticut's Shellfish Past, Present and Future,
      Branford House Mansion, University of Connecticut Avery Point Campus, Groton, CT, October, 2016

Connecticut Women Artists 86th Annual National Open Juried Exhibition, Juried by Min Jung Kim, Director of
      New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT, 2016

Artist as Curator III, Group Exhibition, Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT, July/August, 2016

New Year / New Work, A Members Group Exhibition, Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT,
      January/February, 2016

It's A Wonderful Life: Celebrate with Art, A Members Group Exhibition, Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT,
      November/December, 2015

Guilford Art League 68th Annual Juried Exhibition, Juried by T. Wiley Carr, Professor, Southern Connecticut
      State University, Mill Gallery, Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT 2015

New Members Show, Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT, September/October, 2015

Somewhat Off the Wall, New Haven, CT, 2015, 2012, 2009

Food for Thought, Juried by Douglas Hyland, Director of the New Britain Museum of American Art, Billy Grant,
      Owner/Chef, BG Dining and Jane Rainwater, Curator, Dehn Gallery, Dehn Gallery, Manchester, CT, 2015

Guilford Art League 67th Annual Juried Exhibition, Juried by Helen Kauder, Visual Art Director, Artspace,  
      New Haven, Mill Gallery, Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT 2014

 New Haven Paint and Clay Club Active Members Exhibit 2014, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT, 2014

34th Annual Faber Birren National Color Exhibition, Juried by Richard Klein, Exhibitions Director,
      The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Stamford, CT 2014

Connecticut Women Artists 85th Annual National Open Juried Exhibition, Juried by Carol Padberg,    
      Associate Professor and Chair of Fine Arts, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford,
      Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT, 2014

New Haven Paint and Clay Club 113th Annual Exhibition, Juried by Douglas Hyland, Director of the
      New Britain Museum of American Art, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT, 2014

Five Course Meal, Katalina's, New Haven, CT, 2012

Wet Paint Silent Auction Show, Stony Creek Gallery, Stony Creek, CT, 2009

Kitchen Art Show, Stony Creek Gallery, Stony Creek, CT, 2009

Summer Salon II, Hull's One Whitney, New Haven, CT, 2009

Monday Night Drawing, Keyes Gallery, Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library, Stony Creek, CT, 2009

Laura Barr Paintings/Jim Fiora Photographs, Keyes Gallery, Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library, 
     Stony Creek, CT, 2008

Two Painters, Gallery 195, New Haven, CT, 2007

Art Committee Exhibition, Keyes Gallery, Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library, Stony Creek, CT, 2000

Contemporary Portraits from the Northeast, Juried by Philip Pearlstein, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT, 1987

New Haven Paint and Clay Club 85th Annual Exhibition, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT, 1986

Group Exhibition, Juried, Milford Arts Council, Milford, CT, 1983
 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2015-2016 Member, Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT
Member, New Haven Paint and Clay Club, New Haven, CT
Board Member, Arts Council of Greater New Haven, CT, 2014-2016
Art Committee Chairman, Keyes Gallery, Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library, Stony Creek, CT, 2015-
2016 Member, Shoreline ArtsTrail, Branford, Guilford, Madison, CT
Member, Arts Council of Greater New Haven, CT
Elected Member, Connecticut Women Artists

AWARDS

Joy Wulke Memorial Prize for Use of Light, Summer Art Show, Keyes Gallery, Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library, Stony Creek, CT, 
Juror of Awards: Christine Ivers, Artist and Instructor, 2017

Honorable Mention, Summer Art Show, Keyes Gallery, Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library, Stony Creek, CT, 
Juror of Awards: William M. Simpson, Artist and Painting Instructor, West Hartford Art League, 2016

Pastel Prize, Summer Art Show, Keyes Gallery, Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library, Stony Creek, CT, 
Juror of Awards: Stephen Grossman, Artist and Curator, 2015

Joy Wulke Memorial Prize for Use of Light, Summer Art Show, Keyes Gallery, Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library, Stony Creek, CT, 
Juror of Awards: Laura Marsh, Director of the Seton Gallery, University of New Haven, 2014


SELECTED PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Ms. Martha Alexander, Connecticut
Ms. Jean Allen, Connecticut
Ms. Rabia Ali, Connecticut
Ms. Christine Bishop & Dr. Paul Arkema, Massachusetts
Ms. Ellen Bogart, Connecticut
Ms. Alix Boyle, Connecticut
Ms. Cynthia Braver, Connecticut
Mr. and Mrs. Tony Broom, Connecticut
Mr. Hans Butenschon and Ms. Unn Falkeid, Norway
Ms. Beryl Meiner and Mr. Richard Carleton, Connecticut
Ms. Kathryn McKenzie and Mr. Craig Crews, Connecticut
Ms. Christine Cunningham, New York
Ms. Laurie Curtain, Connecticut
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Davis, Washington DC
Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Dawson, Maine
Ms. Connie Drysdale, Connecticut
Ms. Ingrid Sweeney and Mr. Scott Fertig, Vienna, Austria
Ms. Clementine Faure-Bellaiche, Massachusetts
Ms. Lizanne Fontaine, New York
Ms. Faith Hentschel, Connecticut
The Right Reverend and Mrs. Mark Hollingsworth, Jr., Ohio
Ms. Sharon Sullivan and Mr. Jeff Kindler, New York and Florida
Mr. Eddie Leiderman, Connecticut
Dr. Linde Meijaard and Dr. Hurbertus D. Luijk, Utrecht, Holland
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mariner, Maine
Ms. Catherine Seibyl, Connecticut
Ms. Marj Sopkin and Mr.Tom McCabe, Connecticut
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas McGlashan, Connecticut
Mr. and Mrs. John McKenna, Florida
Mr. George Merema, Connecticut
Ms. Ellen Page, Connecticut
Ms. Leslie Prodis, Connecticut
Ms. Tina Rozwadowski, Colorado
Ms. Catherine Seibyl, Connecticut
The Shapiro Center for Writing, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut
Mr. Christian Unterthiner, Vienna, Austria
Ms. Kate Walbert, New York
Mr. and Mrs. John Waters, Connecticut
Ms. Kathryn White, Connecticut
Ms. Jean Ellen McSharry and Mr. Christopher Woerner, Connecticut
Ms. Hope and Mr. Joe Viviani, Connecticut
Ms. Joy Wulke, Connecticut