Barbara Maples

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Barbara  Maples Caves of the Mind
Caves of the Mind, c. 1950
17 x 23 in
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Barbara  Maples Carousel II
Carousel II, c. 1950
9.5 x 12.25 in
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Barbara  Maples High Meadow
High Meadow, c.1945
9 x 12 in
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Barbara  Maples The Shape of Red
The Shape of Red, c. 1959
18.75 x 24 in
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Barbara  Maples

Barbara Maples

Barbara Maples Description

Barbara Lucile Maples


Born in Temple, Maples gradated from Baylor College for Women, Belton (1933), and received a master of arts from Columbia University (1939). She frequently taught in a summer camp at Ute Park, New Mexico (1939-49), and studied at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (summers 1943-45). Maples taught art in the Dallas public schools (1937-64) and in the art school of the Dallas Museum of Art (1940-54) while working summers in her mountain cabin in while working summers in her mountain cabin in Cripple Creek, Colorado. Subsequently she was head of the department of art education at Southern Methodist University, Dallas (1965-78). Maples died in Dallas, and was buried in Temple.


Golden Jubilee Exposition, State Fair of Texas, Dallas (1938)

Women Artists of Dallas County, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts (1938)

Texas General Exhibition (1940-41, 1943, 1944 honorable mention, 1945-46)

Annual allied arts Exhibition, Dallas (1940-45 award each year, 1946, 1947, award 1948-49)

Texas-Oklahoma General Exhibition (1941)

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts (1941, 1944, and 1947 one-woman)

Texas Printmakers Circuit Exhibition (1942-45)

Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio (1942 one-woman)

Southern State Art League Annual Exhibition (1944)

Annual Texas Print Exhbition, Dallas (1944-45)

Southwestern Prints and Drawings Annual Exhibition, Dallas (1948-49, 1951, 1961)

Texas painting and Sculpture Annual Exbition (1950)

Texas Printmakers, 1940-1965, meadows Museum, Southern Methodist Univeristy, Dallas (1990)

Arlington Museum of Art (1999)

Elisabet Ney Museum (one-woman)

Laguna Gloria Museum (one-woman), Austin 

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