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Selected Solo Exhibitions

Unreliable Narrator, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2012
Turbulence, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC, 2010
Buyer's Remorse, Dialect Gallery, Charlotte, NC, 2009
Ruminations, Elizabeth Ross Gallery, Charlotte, NC, 2008
Bedtime Story, Dialect Contemporary Art, Charlotte, NC, 2007
Play with Me, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 2006
Indiscretions and Tools for Living, Winthrop University Galleries, Rock Hill, South Carolina, 2005
Stranger in Paradise, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, 2003
Shedspace Exhibitions, Atlanta, 2001
Scenes from a Lake, Sandler Hudson Gallery, 2000
Pretty, Sandler Hudson Gallery, 1998
TULA Gallery at Feminist Women's Health Center, Atlanta, 1995
1000 Recent Paintings, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, 1994
Collectibles, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, 1991
Home and Away, The Arts Exchange, Atlanta, 1990
There Goes the Neighborhood, McKenzie-Smith Gallery, Tryon, North Carolina, 1988
The Scenery, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, 1987
Clayton State College, Morrow, Georgia, 1986
The Upstairs, Tryon, North Carolina, 1985
To Hell in a Handbasket, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1985
Anxiety Fair, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1981

Selected Group Exhibitions
125+ group exhibitions, including:

Self-Portraits by NC Artists, Greenhill, Greensboro, NC, 2015
Second Nature: Artists Respond to Our Changing Environment,
The Goat Farm Arts Center, Atlanta, 2014
Less is More,
The Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, Annapolis, MD, 2014
Lake City, SC, 2014
Made in the 80s
, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, 2013
Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2013
Mean Girls
, four-artist show, SPACE, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013
Home-works: Views of 21st Century Domestic Life, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, 2012
1x1=One, 2Ten Haustudio, Ivanhoe, NC, 2011
Drawing Discourse, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, University of North Carolina at Asheville, 2011
Drawing Revisited, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC, 2010
Mission Accomplished, ATHICA, Athens, GA, 2010
Hand-to-Hand, Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT, 2010; Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, 2009; Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, 2008; Carol Henry Studio Gallery, Agoura Hills, CA, 2008; Space 301, Mobile, AL, 2007
The Price is Right, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2010
Shared Delusions: Doug McAbee/Barbara Schreiber, Waterworks Visual Art Center, Salisbury, NC, 2009
Collected, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC, 2009
Hello Liberty, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, 2008
Performing Gender,
Winthrop University Galleries, Rock Hill, SC, 2008
Cutie Pie, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, 2008
Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2001-2005, 2008
Homegrown Southeast, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, 2007
Pillow Talk, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 2007
Mixed Messages, Flood Gallery, Asheville, NC, 2007
McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC, 2006, 2007
Beyond Whistler: Modern and Contemporary Prints from the Telfair's Collection, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA, 2007
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, 2006
Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004, 2006
Feme: Seven Female Artists, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2006
Ruby Green Gallery, Nashville, TN, 2002, 2006
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
AAF Contemporary Art Fair, Pier 92, New York, New York, 2005
Accelerating Sequence: Artists Consider Time and Aging, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, 2005
Figure Eight, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, 2005
Refusing to Dance Backwards, Spruill Gallery, 2005
Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
New Artists, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, 2004
Stacked, DiRT Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 2004
The First Hundred Artists, Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2004
Fig. 8, Lee Gallery, Clemson University, South Carolina, 2004
Wayne Kline & the Rolling Stone Press, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, 2004
Striking Comparisons, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, 2004
Tender Landscape, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, 2004
Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, 2000-2004
20th Anniversary Retrospective, Rolling Stone Press Print Gallery, Atlanta, 2003
Lust, Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, 2003
Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas, 2003
All Small, Eyedrum, Atlanta, 2002
Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, 2002
Connect the Dots, Ruby Green Contemporary Art Center, Nashville, Tennessee, 2002
Repitition, Sandler Hudson Gallery, 1989, 2001
The Political Body, Paradigm Art Space, Atlanta, 2001

Geegaw, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, 1999
Projects/Installations, PS 1, Long Island City, New York, 1998
Deb Todd Wheeler/Barbara Schreiber/Lilly Cannon, Gallery at Green Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 1998
Atlanta College of Art Gallery, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998
3 + 1 (four-artist show), ZAK Center for Contemporary Culture, Bünde, Germany, 1997
Art in Atlanta, Amerika Hauses in Magdeburg, Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Munich, and Frankfurt, Germany; Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, 1996-97
á la Albers, Context, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1996
The Women's Path, permanent installation, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, dedicated 1994
City Gallery East, Atlanta, 1994
Vital Signs, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, 1991
Old Wives Tales, TULA Foundation Gallery, 1991
Multiples, Chastain Gallery, Atlanta, 1990
Biological Factors (4-artist show with Joyce Scott, Kristin Stiles and Carrie Mae Weems), Nexus Contemporary Art Center, 1990

Floor Fifty, One Atlantic Center, Atlanta, 1989
Nexus Gallery, 1988, 1986, 1982-84
Bananaland, Collective/Seven Stages Theater, Atlanta, 1988
A Political Art Show, The Mattress Group, Atlanta, 1988
Arts Festival of Atlanta, 1988, 1982, 1979
13 Atlanta Artists, inaugural exhibition, New Vision Gallery, Atlanta, 1988
Death: The Frame Around the Picture, The Upstairs, Tryon, North Carolina, 1987
Atchison Gallery, Birmingham, Alabama, 1986
Atlanta in France, The Sorbonne, Paris; Jacobins, Toulouse, 1985
The Total Tomato, Alexander Gallery, Atlanta, 1985
USA: Portrait of the South, Palazzo Venezia, Rome, Italy, 1984
Hassam-Speicher Exhibition, American Academy/Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, 1983
Artists in Georgia, High Museum of Art, 1980
R.A.W. Gallery, Hartford, Connecticut, 1978
Atlanta Art Workers Coalition, Atlanta, GA, 1977, 1978

Selected Bibliography
(*solo exhibition reviews)

"Carolina Art Crush: Barbara Schreiber," HappeningsCLT, November 2014
Featured artist,, Frank Juarez Gallery and Greymatter Gallery, July 3, 2014
Claire Maxwell, "ARTSpeak: Shana Barefoot of MOCA GA" (image), Burnaway, June 11, 2013
Michael J. Solender, "Small works offer big impact with vivid color," Charlotte Observer, May 1, 2011
*Dave Delcambre, "Barbara Schreiber at Joie Lassiter Gallery,", May 26, 2010
*Phillip Larrimore, "Taste and See," Charlotte Viewpoint, June, 2010
*Linda Luise Brown, "A cabinet of curiosities and one-person shows," Charlotte Observer, April 16, 2010
Emily Williams, "Nobody Needs a Sparrow: an interview with Barbara Schreiber," Charlotte Viewpoint, September, 2009
Tom Patterson, "Worth the Trip," Winston-Salem Journal, July 26, 2009
Linda Luise Brown, "Soup 5: Hope, Anger and Fun," Charlotte Observer, November 14, 2008
"Best of Charlotte 2008: Reader's Pick - Best Local Artist," Charlotte Creative Loafing, September 10, 2008
Jonathan Marx, “Artists give ‘cute’ a subversive makeover,” The Tennessean, Nashville, March 17, 2008
Performing Gender, exhibition catalogue, Winthrop University Galleries, Rock Hill, SC February, 2008
Tom Patterson, “Exhibition ends an era: Curator’s final show before moving on is also SECCA’s final show,” Winston-Salem Journal, June 17, 2007
Tom Patterson, "A Profusion of Pleasure: Size doesn't matter, but color and narrative do in 'Art on Paper' show at Weatherspoon," Winston-Salem Journal, December 31, 2006
Jerry Cullum, "Simple Complexities: Folk-styled work ripe for analysis," Atlanta- Journal Constitution, December 17, 2006
Art on Paper, 2006, exhibition catalogue, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, November 2006
Kat Lamp, "Evocative exhibit puts paper in a new light," Go Triad/Greensboro News and Record, December 14, 2006
Gregory Knepp, "Size Matters at Fe Gallery," Pittsburgh City Paper, November 2, 2006
Jerry Cullum, "Much more than a tease, a shade less than a triumph," Atlanta- Journal Constitution, February 26, 2006
Richard Maschal, "Feast your eyes on old masters and new works," Charlotte Observer, August 28, 2005
Jerry Cullum, "MOCA muses on realities, ironies of growing old," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 6, 2005
Felicia Feaster, "Grow Up Already," Atlanta Creative Loafing, February 3, 2005
"Best of Atlanta 2004: Critics' Pick - Best Artist with Staying Power (Who's Leaving)," Atlanta Creative Loafing, September 30-October 6, 2004
Catherine Fox, "Car Culture," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 27, 2004
Leah Ollman, "Art Reviews," Los Angeles Times, May 28, 2004
New American Paintings, Volumes 42 (2004) and 40 (2002), Open Studios Press, Boston, Massachusetts
Jerry Cullum, "World of possibility: Landscapes have a human element," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 22, 2004
*Catherine Fox, "Two visions of truth below the surface," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 21, 2003
Mary Thomas, "At Fe Gallery, lust makes attractive exhibit," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 6, 2003
"Best of Atlanta 2003: Critics' Pick - Best Local Art Trend," Atlanta Creative Loafing, September 25-October 1, 2003
Felicia Feaster, "The Art of Paper," Atlanta Creative Loafing, July 3-9, 2003
Andisheh Nouraee, "Scene and Herd," Atlanta Creative Loafing, June 19-25, 2002
Jerry Cullum, "Seeing what smallness can show us," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 3, 2002
Jerry Cullum, Atlanta reviews, Art Papers, January-February 2002
Felicia Feaster, "Out of the studio and into the shed," Atlanta Creative Loafing, August 1, 2001
*Susan Richmond, Art Papers, May-June 2001
Judith Hoffberg, "Art Reader," Umbrella, April 2001
Catherine Fox, "Sketches: Art as intimacy," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 15, 2000
*Catherine Fox, "Scenes from a Lake: Images of idylls spoiled," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 1, 2000
"Geegaw," Carolina Arts, October, 1999
Mark Wildman, "Orange Line gets the green light for art," Boston Globe, April 12, 1998
*Jerry Cullum, "Two borrowers diverge in tone of their works," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 20, 1998
Catherine Fox, "Museum makeovers," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Sunday, December 28, 1997
*Amy Jinkner-Lloyd, "Daily Life," Atlanta Creative Loafing, June 11, 1994
*Catherine Fox, "Schreiber Paints Serious Fun," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 27, 1994
Catherine Fox, "Art at Work," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 23, 1993
*Clarence White, "Barbara Schreiber: Collectibles," Art Papers, March/April 1992
"1990 Alternative Art Space Review," Art in America, 1991 Gallery Guide
Olga Viso, "Old Wives Tales," Art Papers, July/August 1991
Steve Murray, "Artists and the War: Crossing the Line," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 4, 1991
Laura Lieberman, "Once is Not Enough," Afterimage, December 1990
Jerry Cullum, "Exhibit offers art in 'Multiples,'" Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 14, 1990
Steve Dollar, "A Christmas tree with a conscience," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 21, 1990
*Christian Walker, "Potent look at cultural deficiencies," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 15, 1990
Christian Walker, "Women explore politics of gender/race,'" Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 3, 1990
*Robert Godfrey, "Barbara Schreiber's Neighborhood," The Arts Journal, October 1988
Laura C. Lieberman, "What is the Meaning of 'Words'?" The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 14, 1988
*Barbara McKenzie, "Acrylic on paper on display," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 15, 1987
*Jack Miller, "Barbara Schreiber: The Scenery," Art Papers, July-August 1987
*Dan R. Talley, "Schreiber explores very personal, disturbing imagery," Atlanta Creative Loafing, May 17, 1987
Catherine Fox, "Exhibit takes serious look at humor," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 21, 1986
*Joyce and Angel Medina, "Barbara Schreiber: To Hell in a Handbasket," Art Papers, March-April 1985
Keith Graham, "Atlanta art goes to France, wins praise from officials," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 10, 1985
*Catherine Fox, "Life's belly-flops are given form in an auspicious exhibit at GSU," solo exhibition review, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 14, 1985
Grace Glueck, "Childe Hassam's legacy to young artists," New York Times, December 10, 1983
Tom Patterson, "The Art of the State," Brown's Guide to Georgia, August 1982
*Santo Bruno, "Barbara Schreiber: Anxiety Fair," Art Papers, January-February 1982
*Catherine Fox, "Don't let the name keep you from 'Anxiety Fair,'" Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 19, 1981
*Clyde Burnett, "Schreiber depicts life's irritations,'" Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 25, 1981
Sherry Baker, "Back to School," Artnews, February 1978

Selected Employment & Professional Activities

Studio Artist, 1977-present
Correspondent, Charlotte Observer, 2012-present
Correspondent, Creative Loafing Charlotte, 2011-present
Free-lance Writer/Editor, 1992-present
Columnist, "Surviving," Art Papers, September 1998-2004
Associate Editor, Art Papers, August 1985-June 1995
Op-ed Illustrator, Atlanta Constitution, July 1989-June 1990
Administrative Assistant, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, May 1983-August 1985
Special Project Manager, Art Papers, August 1982-April 1983
Conservation Technician, Atlanta Cyclorama Conservation, February 1980-July 1982
Grants Panelist, Arts and Science Council, Charlott-Mecklenburg County, NC, 2007-2010
Editorial team member, P8 Magazine, 2007- present
Founder/ owner, CHARTNEWS art community listserv, 2005- present
Artist Lectures, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2007; Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, 2006; Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, 2005; Emory University, Atlanta, 2004; Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, 2003, 2000; Georgia State University, Atlanta, 2002, 1985; Eyedrum, Atlanta, 2002; Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, 2001; Clayton State College, Morrow, GA, 1986, 1989; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1981
Visiting artist, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, 2005
Panelist, Artist Survival Skills series, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center: "Career Stories of Established Artists," 2004; "Artists and Critics," 2003
Guest artist, "The Artist's Advocate," Georgia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts/People TV, Atlanta, 2004
Visiting artist, Emory University, Atlanta, 2004
Artist Resource Council, Museum of Contemporary Art in Georgia, 2002-present
Georgia Council for the Arts, site evaluator 1997-2002, grants panelist, 1997-2000
Juror, student exhibition, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Spring 2000
House and Garden, print collaboration with Wayne Kline, Tamarind Master Printer, 1995
Advisory Board Member, Chastain Gallery, Atlanta, 1990-93
Album cover: "Don't Eat Out of Dented Cans" (Indigo Girls, other artists), 1987
Panelist, "Racial and Sexual Stereotyping," Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, March 1990
Panelist, "Visual Arts and Social Change," The Arts Exchange, Atlanta, November 1986
Artist-in-Residence, Clayton State College, May 1986, May 1989

Selected Honors and Awards

Marquis' Who's Who in America, 67th-68th editions, 2013-14
Member, International Association of Art Critics, United States Section (AICA-USA), 2012-present
Marquis' Who's Who of American Women, 1999-2000; 2000-01, 2002-03, 2006-07, 2008-09, 2010-2011
Creative Loafing Web Awards, Charlotte's Best Art Blog, 2010
Best of Charlotte, Creative Loafing, 2008
Finalist, North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship, 2008
Affiliate Artist Residency, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC, 2006-07
Marquis' Who's Who of American Women, 25th Silver Anniversary Edition, 2006; 21st Edition, 1999;
Millennium Edition, 2000-2001; 23rd Edition, 2002-2003
Marquis' Who's Who in America, 57th-59th editions, 2003-2005
Best of Atlanta, Creative Loafing, 2004
Commission shortlist, East International Terminal, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, 2004
Honoree, Georgia Women in the Visual Arts, Georgia Commission on Women, 1997
Artist-Initiated Grant, Georgia Council for the Arts, 1990
Travel to Paris and Toulouse, sponsored by City of Atlanta (for Atlanta in France exhibitions), 1985
Artist-Initiated Grant, Georgia Council for the Arts, 1981
Artist-Initiated Grant, City of Atlanta-Department of Cultural Affairs, 1981


Ally Bank, Charlotte
Bondurant, Elmore & Mixson, Atlanta
CGR Advisors, Atlanta
JP Morgan Chase, New York
King and Spalding, Atlanta
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
Birmingham (AL) Museum of Art
Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia
Columbus (GA) Museum
Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta
Telfair Museum, Savannah, Georgia
Estate of Ben Apfelbaum, Atlanta
Judy Barber, Madison, GA
Janet and Bob Beauchamp, Atlanta
Susan Cofer, Atlanta
Deborah and Jeffery Chapman, Atlanta
Dana Cibulski and Scott Bronstein, Springfield, Virginia
Jane Comfort, New York
Jerry Cullum, Atlanta
Fereydoon and Soheila Family, Atlanta
Julia Fenton, Toledo, Oregon
Rawson and Peggy Foreman, Atlanta
Alston Glenn, Atlanta
Arthur S. Goldberg, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
David Golden, Atlanta
Eleanor Hand, Atlanta
James Hull and Donna Veverka, Boston, Massachusetts
Alice Hupfel, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Jill Larson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Laura Lieberman and William Gignilliat, Atlanta
Christopher Lloyd and Jane Walker Wood, Santa Barbara, California
Glenn Harper and Patrice McDermott, Washington, DC
Birgit and David McQueen, Atlanta
John Oetgen, Atlanta
Joey Orr and Kevin Hart, Atlanta
Stanley and Stephanie Sackin, Atlanta
Graham Shearing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Susan Stallings, Atlanta
Gregor Turk and Murphy Townsend, Atlanta
Annette and Scott Turow, Glencoe, Illlinois
The Unknown German
Angela Willcocks, Atlanta
Xenia Zed, Atlanta
and numerous other private collections


BFA in painting and drawing, magna cum laude, The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, 1977
Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA, 1976