919 Campus Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Most of Ferris State University Professor of Art and Resident Artist Robert Barnum's education was in the west. He received his undergraduate fine art degrees from Oregon College of Art and Southern Oregon State University. He completed his MFA at Idaho State University in printmaking and painting. He is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society and the Watercolor USA Honor Society. He has received over 40 awards in national and international juried fine art competitions. In 2003, he was awarded the Michigan Artist of the Year Award. He is currently the Resident Artist for Ferris and chair the ArtWalk committee.
MFA, Idaho State University
BS, Southern Oregon State University
AA, Oregon College of Art