SUSAN J. BARRON
Ms. Barron is an exceptionally diverse, award-winning artist whose work has been collected and commissioned across the country. Her figurative and politically motivated works aspire to affect social change. Whether working with oil on canvas or incorporating sculpture and collage elements, her art bravely and beautifully challenges our preconceptions.
Ms. Barron has had solo shows throughout the US, including the Caelum Gallery and HG Contemporary Gallery in Manhattan, Art AQUA and SCOPE in Miami, Art Aspen in Colorado, the Kevin Butler Gallery in Martha's Vineyard, the Lark Creek Gallery in San Francisco, the Army & Navy Club in Washington DC, and the Reece Museum and the Hunter Museum of American Art in Tennessee.
Fox 5 News, New York One, The New York Daily News, and Metro all featured her celebrated series, The Redefinition of the Feminine Ideal.
Ms. Barron is currently traveling the country with her latest body of work Depicting the Invisible, a portrait series of veterans suffering form PTSD.
A multi award winning documentary short Depicting the Invisible, is seen through the eyes of Ms Barron, and follows her emotional journey working with veterans suffering from PTSD and the resulting portrait series.
Following a 2019 trip to Cambodia, where Barron witnessed firsthand the barriers to education that children in the third world face, she founded The Pencil Promise, a company that helped make education possible for thousands of children in need. With Barron as CEO the company brought women's empowerment programs and school supplies to Cambodia, Laos, Kenya, India, and Cuba through 2017.
Barron studied Fine Arts at Boston University, the Art Institute of San Francisco, and Yale University. She divides her time with her husband and sons between New York and Arizona.