Barbara Drucker received her MFA from UCLA, where she is currently the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the School of the Arts and Architecture and Professor of Painting and Drawing in the Department of Art. From 1996 - 2001 she was the founder/director of The Living Room, an alternative exhibition space in Santa Monica, California.
Drucker’s art practice includes painting, mixed media installation, sculpture, photography and video. It has been exhibited nationally and internationally at venues such as the Mazzocchi Gallery, Parma, Italy; Academy of Fine Arts, Brescia, Italy; Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz, Austria; Kennedy Gallery, Athens, Greece; Bouzianis Gallery, Athens, Greece; Center for Book Arts, New York; and Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA.
Her work is also included in numerous public collections such as the Smithsonian Archives of Contemporary Art, Washington, D.C.; the Sackner Collection of Concrete Poetry and Artists’ Books, Miami, Florida; UCLA Special Collections/Artists’ Books; the Museum of Greek Folk Art, Film Archives, Athens, Greece; and the Museum of Greek Popular Instruments Center of Ethnomusicology, Athens, Greece. Drucker is a recipient of the prestigious Howard Foundation Award for Contemporary Art, Brown University, Providence, RI.