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Barbara Jo Revelle is an artist whose practice includes photography, film/video making, installation, performance and public art. She is Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida where she was Director of the School of Art and Art History. She has taught at the San Francisco Art Institute, UCLA, Arizona State University, the School of the Art Institute Chicago, N.Y. State University College Buffalo and the University of Colorado Boulder.

Often controversial, Revelle's work has been exhibited widely in the United States, as well as in France, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Germany, Sweden, Australia and England. Her work is owned by many public collections including San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, George Eastman House, Bibliotheque National, Eikoh Hosoe Collection Tokyo, Museum of Modern Art Stockholm, National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto, and Victoria and Albert Museum.

Revelle's many awards and public art commissions include being the recipient of a National Endowment for the Art Visual Artist Fellowship and winning a $220,000 commission for a two-city block long, photo-based tile mural - "A People's History of Colorado" on the Denver Convention Center.

Revelle joined SPE in 1973 and served on the Board of Directors for four years. Her panel "Women Teaching Women" at the 1981 National Conference was the catalyst for the first session of the SPE Women's Caucus.

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