Nick Barbee received his MFA in Painting from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA in 2009. He received his BFA in Painting from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY in 2003. From 2009 to 2011 he was an Artist in Residence with the Core Fellowship Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. He was the recipient of an Exhibitions Fellowship from Temple University in 2007 and 2008.
Barbee’s work has been exhibited at the MAC and CentralTrak in Dallas and Inman Gallery and the Glassell School in Houston, TX. His work has also been shown at Temple Gallery, Vox Populi and The Ice Box/Crane in Philadelphia, and Doran Gallery in Boston.
Barbee has given lectures at Sam Houston State University and The Glassell School of Art, as well as Rice university. His work has been written about in the Philadelphia Weekly and ArtLies.com. His work is in the collection of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston as well as private collections