bARBER (MA, MFA, University of Iowa) lives and works in Midwest America. He uses his art practice to articulate various testimonies within and surround Black culture. Inspired by the quotidian of cultural customs, Barber repurposes everyday materials, such as found objects, junk mail, etc., for his collages and three-dimensional constructions. Barber received his MFA from the University of Iowa and BFA from SCAD. Personal recognitions include Graduate Cum Laude at the University of Iowa, 2020 Biennial Artist Research fellowship at Sam Fox Island Press, and New American Painting entry issue #150.