Carmen Barros Howell
37825 Allder School Rd Purcellville, Va.22032
Tel: (540) 338-6412
Email: carmenbarros42@hotmail.com

 

Born in Santiago, Chile

Education
  • Fine Arts, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile, 1960-1966
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N. M., Welding class, 1966
  • Loudoun County Adult Education, Welding
   
Teaching
  • 1970-1980 Teacher, Loudoun Valley Community Center
  • 1980 Virginia Endowment for the Arts for Teaching
  • 1980 Started Art Program, Emerick Elementary School
  • 1980-1985 Art classes for children at home studio
  • 1985-1986 Art classes, Loudoun Country Day School
  • 1994 Natural Light School for the Arts
  • 2013- Loudoun Academy of the Arts
  • Present Private Art Classes
   
Shows
  • 2013
    • Finish teaching at Loudoun Academy of the Arts
    • Private Art classes
  • 2011
    • Studio Show Exhibition
    2010
    • Sculpture in Oaxaca, Mexico St Pablo Etla public park
  • 2006
    • Rose Gallery, Hudson NY 12534
    • Showing at Hickok Cole WPA and Corcoran Art Shows
    • Washington Museum, Hagerstown, Md Group Show
  • 2005
    • El Valle de Los Artistas member of the community and represented in the Sculpture Park
  • 2004
    • Solo Show Gallery 222
  • 2002-03
    • Arts Feminae, Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington DC
  • 2002
    • Arslatino, Embassy of Chile, Washington DC
    • Gallery 222," Bodies, Mind and Spirit" Solo Show
    • Washington DC, Pittsburgh, at Washington Square, Washington DC, Group Show, Juror Andrea Pollan
  • 2001
    • "Sculpture Now"
    • Gallery 222, Group Shows
  • 2000
    • "Chilean Artists at the Threshold of the Millennium"
    • The Artists Museum, Washington, DC
    • Rose Gallery, Group Shows
    • Northern Virginia Community College Art Festival
  • 1999
    • Washington Sculptors "Sculpture NOW 99" Juried by Willem de Looper
    • Rose Gallery, Leesburg, Va (Solo Show)
  • 1997-98
    • Susan Byrne Gallery, Middleburg, Va.
    • Harrison Norris Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  • 1997
    • Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC
    • Arts Club of Washington, Washington D.C.
  • 1996
    • Designers House Show, Design Center, Washington, D.C. drawings and sculptures selected by "Mill Company"
  • 1995-96
    • Misia Broadhead Gallery member, work on display year round 1995-96
    • Moscoso Gallery, member, work available
  • 1994
    • Art Museum of the Americas, "Across Borders/Sin Fronteras"
    • Artempo Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • Limelight "Final Acts," Leesburg, Va.
  • 1993
    • Congresswoman Eleonor Holmes Norton "Volume, Lines, Color"
    • The Greater Washington Collection Of Fine Arts "8 Sculptors From The 2 Virginias"
    • Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale Art Gallery, "Dialogues"
    • International Monetary Fund Art Society Gallery "Building Bridges"
  • 1992
    • The District of Columbia Public Library "Journeys," juried by Luciano Penay and Lee Mills
    • Loudoun Arts Council "Body Electric" juried by Jo Anne Lewis. Critic for Arts News
    • Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton "New Ways"
    • The FNMA Art Exhibition "Encounters"
    • The Greater Washington Collection of Fine Arts
  • 1991
    • Member, Greater Washington Collection of Fine Arts, shows at The Gallery, Leesburg, VA, in September
    • The Gallery, Sculpture Exhibition, November.
  • 1990
    • Museum of Modern Art of Latin America Organization of American States, "Sculpture of the Americas into the Nineties," June 7 - September 8.
    • Greater Reston Arts Center, "Past as Prologue," Juried by Willem de Looper
    • Martin Luther King Memorial Library "An Exhibition by International Artists"
    • National Council of La Raza, "Latin Roots"
    • Baltimore National Symphony Fundraising Show
  • 1988-1989
    • City Gallery, Washington D.C., participant in monthly group shows
  • 1989
    • Martin Luther King Memorial Library
    • City Gallery, Washington D.C., "Three Latin American Artists"
    • Arlington Art Center, show juried by Franz Bader
    • Washington Museum, juried annual show
    • Studio Tour, Loudoun Council of the Arts
  • 1987-1991
    • Artspring Festival of the Arts, Lucketts, VA.
  • 1986
    • Washington Museum Group Show, Hagerstown, MD.
    • Loudoun County Administration Building Gallery Group Show, September.
    • Loudoun Museum Juried Show, May, juried by Andrew Hudson
  • 1985
    • Grace Gallery, Reston, VA, April show juried by Willem de Looper
    • Arlington Art Center, March show juried by Barbara Price
  • 1984-1986
    • Alexandria Art League, member Participant in monthly juried shows; juror for September 1984 show was David Tannous
  • 1984
    • Loudoun County Administrative Building Gallery, One-person Show, December
    • Washington Museum Group Show, Hagerstown, MD.
    • Arlington Art Center, member since September, 1984
  • 1982
    • Washington Museum Group Show, Hagerstown, MD.
  • 1980
    • Guest sculptor, Loudoun County Sketch Club participant in club shows since
    • shows juried by David Tannous, Jack Boul and others
  • 1980-1990
    • Waterford group art show, 2nd prizes in sculpture, 1980, 1982, 1988
  • 1968
    • Group show in Salisbury, MD.Works owned by several private collectors Commissions, Private collectors