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Barbara McCarren

Los Angeles, CA

“Installation artist Barbara McCarren creates witty, thoughtful, and accessible site-specific works. She uses her installations to provide new insights to commonplace objects. Her major public art commissions include Pershing Square Park, Los Angeles; Cesar E. Chavez Park, Long Beach; San Francisco Zoo; Santa Monica Boulevard Streetscape, California; Alhambra Gateway Walk, California; and the Long Beach Shoreline Gateway, California. McCarren received her BA in Fine Arts, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles and her MFA from the University of Southern California in 1986. She was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artists Fellowship in 1988. McCarren received an award for Design Excellence for the Santa Monica Boulevard Transit Parkway Project from the City of Los Angeles in 2003.”