Barbara Mueller


Born: 1937, Summit, New Jersey




1983, 1981        Kunstakademie, Dusseldorf, West Germany

                           Studied with Konrad Klapheck

1975                  Hamline University, Summer Faculty Institute, South Asian Studies

1972-1973        Visiting Scholar, Center for South Asian Studies, University of Washington, Seattle

1971                  Fulbright Faculty Seminar in India, 8-week study tour

1965                  Art Students League, New York City

1964                  University of Minnesota, Summer European Art Study Tour

1961                  M.A. in Painting, University of Iowa, Iowa City

1959                  B.A. in Art, Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee



Previous Academic Experience


University of Missouri-Kansas City                        Professor                     1990-1999

                                                                                Associate Professor    1977-1990

                                                                                Assistant Professor    1968-1977

                                                                                Instructor                     1966-1968


Maryville College                                                    Assistant Professor     1965-1966

Maryville, Tennessee                                              Instructor                     1961-1965


Selected Solo Exhibitions


Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York City, 1978, 1983, 1984-1985

UMKC Gallery of Art, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1980

Unitarian Gallery, Kansas City, 1977


Selected International Juried Exhibitions


Annual Maine/Maritime Flatworks Exhibition, University of Maine at Presque Isle, 1995, 1994, 1989

Greater Midwest/International, 1986, 1984

Ein Fruhsommermorgen, Schloss Garath, West Germany, 1983


Selected National Juried Exhibitions


North Platte Valley National Juried Show, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 1990, Award of Excellence

Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, 1990

National Print Exhibition, Trenton State College, New Jersey, 1988

20th Dulin National Works on Paper, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1988

Paper/Fiber IX, The Arts Center, Iowa City, Iowa, 1986


Selected Regional Juried Exhibitions


40th Spiva Annual Competitive, Spiva Art Center, Joplin, Missouri, 1990

48th Annual, Sioux City Art Center, Iowa, 1989

19th Annual Smokey Hill Exhibition, Hays Art Center Gallery, 1988

Six State Competitive, McCook Community College, McCook, Nebraska, 1988

Woman Art 8, Century II Civic Center, Wichita, Kansas, 1985


Invitational Exhibitions


Drawings: Reaffirming the Media, UMKC Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, 1994

Recent Prints, Lawrence Lithography Workshop/Kellas Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, 1988

Seven Teaching Artists, Stocksdale Gallery, William Jewel College, Liberty, Missouri, 1995

Gallery Artists, Barbara Walter Gallery, New York City, 1981

Ward-Nasse Gallery Exhibition, New York City, 1980


Represented in the Collections


Beach Museum, Manhattan, Kansas

Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas

Oklahoma State University

William Woods College, Fulton, Missouri

Women’s Center, University of Missouri – Kansas City


Private Collections


Dr. & Mrs. John Sherk, Kansas City, Missouri

Mrs. Henry Mitchell, Kansas City, Missouri

Mr. & Mrs. William Merkle, Seattle, Washington

Dr. & Mrs. James Olson, Kansas City, Missouri

Ms. Elizabeth Welsh, Maryville, Tennessee

Mr. Hal Moldauer, Shawnee Mission, Kansas

Dr. Irene Bettinger, Shawnee Mission, Kansas

Mrs. Ruth Margolin, Kansas City, Missouri

Dr. & Mrs. George Ehrlich, Kansas City, Missouri

Dr. & Mrs. Herwig Zauchenberger, Leawood, Kansas

Ms. Karen Grief, San Francisco, California



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