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 Barbara Racker, Indiana State University, ISU, Department of Art and Design


staff - university art gallery


barbara RÄcker 

university curator

MFA Louisiana Tech University, Ruston
BFA Louisiana Tech University, Ruston

Phone: (812) 237-3720


Ms. Räcker's recent areas of research are magic realism in contemporary art, contemporary photography and WPA art. Among the exhibitions and catalogs she has produced since coming to ISU in March of 2011 are: Lies that Tell the Truth: Magic Realism in Contemporary Art, Love & Fame: Works by Robert Indiana and Andy Warhol from Indiana State University's Permanent Art Collection, Andrew Moore: Making History, and Faith, Fear and Failure: Selections from Indiana State University's WPA Art Collection. She has received numerous federal, state and foundation grants for exhibitions, publications, educational programs and conservation projects.