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Roger Barr has been the recipient of the Llano Estacado Art Association Art Scholarship in 2015, 2016, and 2017. He has been attending Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, TX and will receive his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2-Dimensional Design degree in December 2017. While a student he served as a President’s Ambassador for the University. The President’s Ambassadors is an organization that serves the Office of the President and the Office of Institutional Advancement in fostering relationships with university alumni, the Board of Trustees, campus visitors, special guests of the President, current and prospective donors, and the community at large.
While attending Wayland Baptist, Roger received the following awards:
Spinning Wheel Award for outstanding student campus leadership.
Outstanding Achievement in Art, Junior Year
Who’s Who Among Students in Colleges and Universities
Twenty pieces of his work were exhibited in the Wayland Baptist Senior Art Show in May 2017. He also participated in the 2017 Brownfield Art Association Spring Art Show. The artist’s immediate plans are to build a portfolio that focuses on visual storytelling and sequential art. He plans to pursue a career in comics.