About Marie Barbera
Marie Barbera creates sculptures in forms of bronze figurative Native Americans and wild life. Marie is one of the world’s foremost sculptors of Native American subjects. Over the years she has created 100’s of bronze sculptures. Her sculpture career spans decades. Marie Barbera is a first generation Italian American. Her father and mother emigrated from Italy to the US. Her father, Anthony was a craftsman, restoring architectural details on federal and state buildings on the east coast and restored memorial structures during the WPA programs of the1930’s. Marie and her brother, Jimmy, chose to pursue the arts while growing up. Married to Frank Barbera, Marie and her husband raised two daughters and now have 3 grandchildren having talents in music. After many years as wife and mother, Marie returned to her work and developed the Barbera Studio. Marie has exhibited widely throughout the United States and has placed her work in many collections including works in Europe and Asia. She is represented in Museum Collections and has become a sought after artist working in her genre of figurative Native American and wild life. Over the years, and through out our country, she has been commissioned and has installed larger than life works of public art in cities, universities and private clients.