Born in Wichita, Kansas, USA on February 7, 1959, Deborah Barr holds a Master of Fine Art Degree from San Jose State University and a BA from Mills College where she studied with Hung Liu. She has held exhibitions of her work in the USA; Colombia, South America; Nairobi, Africa and Moscow, Russia. She has won sundry awards for her work, including the American Businesswomen’s Association National Achievement Award. She won a scholarship to study at The National Academy of Art and Design to study mural making and has completed murals at the MJC Performing Arts Center and Kaiser Hospital to name a few.
Barr has taught art at Colombia College, Merced College, San Jose State University, and is a full time Professor at Modesto Junior College in California, USA. She teaches Beginning Painting, Advanced Painting, Basic Drawing, Art Appreciation and Color and Design.
Deborah has also been the US representative (1997-99) for the Bevey-Gate International Youth Programmed, Heal The World, a project based in Nairobi, Kenya, US representative (1997-99) for the Russian based project Children's Dreams, an international traveling art and concert exhibition; and the officially designated U.S. representative (1996-98) for the organization "Wings Of The World", an idea which originated in Russia that is intended to bring attention and assistance to the needs of children around the world.
Barr draws on her interest in anthropology and the worlds spiritual and cultural traditions.
Deborah Barr于1959年2月7日出生于美国堪萨斯州威奇托市，拥有圣何塞州立大学的 美术硕士学位和米尔斯学院的学士学位，并且，她曾与HungLiu 一起在米尔斯学院学 习。DeborahBarr曾在美国、 南美洲哥伦比亚、非洲内罗毕和俄罗斯莫斯科举办过她 的作品展览。她的作品获得了各种奖项，其中包括美国商业女性协会国家成就奖。她获得 了前往美国国家艺术与设计学院壁画专业学习的奖学金，并在 MJC 表演艺术中心和凯撒医院完成了壁画绘制。
Deborah Barr曾经在哥伦比亚学院、默塞德学院、圣何塞州立大学教授艺术，并且是美 国加利福尼亚州莫德斯托初级学院的全职教授。她教授初学绘画、高级绘画、基本绘画、 艺术鉴赏和色彩与设计。
Deborah Barr也是Bevey-Gate国际青年计划的美国代表(1997-99)，她曾参与肯尼亚内罗毕的项目《Heal the World》，是俄罗斯项目“儿童的梦想”的美国代表(1997- 99)。DeborahBarr曾举办国际旅游艺术和音乐会展览，并且，她是“世界之翼”组织的正式指定的美国代表(1996-98)。“世界之翼”这一概念源起于俄罗斯，旨在引起全世界人民对世界各地的儿童的关注和援助。