Research and Teaching Interests:
Design, drawing, visual phenomenon
Errol Barron is an architect / painter /photographer living in New Orleans. A graduate of Tulane and Yale Universities, he is Favrot Professor of Architecture at Tulane University and is the architect for the Ogden Museum, The Salvation Army Center of Hope, The Oliver St. Pe' Center for the Blind at UNO and a number of other innovative projects in this region, California, New York and Greece.
He has exhibited his paintings and photographs in New Orleans since 1980 and was the subject of a traveling exhibit of paintings and drawings that was exhibited at the Alexandria, Louisiana Museum of Art, the Barkersfield Musuem of Art, The LSU gallery, the Ogden Museum, The Un. Of Tennessee School of Architecture Gallery and the University of Miami School of Architecture Gallery.
He is a former winner of the Gabriel Prize and is a Fellow In the American Institute of Architects.
His paintings are in the collection of the Ogden Musuem, the Un. Of Tennesse Museum, the Alexandria Museum and the Bakersfield Museum of Art and numerous private collections.
In 2012 he was awarded the Medal of Honor by the Louisiana Architects Association of the American Institute of Architects "in recognition of his significant and enduring contribution to the advancement of architecture and his inspiring influence on the architects of Louisiana." His paintings and drawings are published in two books, "Observations - The Drawings, Paintings and Architecture of Errol Barron" and "New Orleans Observed, Drawings and Observations of America's Most Foreign City." A new book, "Roma Osservata, Drawings and Writings from the Center," is in progress. He is a Visiting Artist at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans for 2013.