Barbara  Hanger graduated magna cum laude in 1976 from the University of Georgia, where she earned a scholarship from the Lamar Dodd School of Art to study in Italy for a semester. She also holds a master’s degree from Ohio University in Athens.

We’re All Stuffed Rocks
We’re All Stuffed Rocks

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts.

Hanger has served as an artist-in-residence for the Atlanta Arts Alliance, the Georgia Council for the Arts and Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Ohio Arts Council. She draws inspiration for her work from the undisturbed landscape of Georgia’s Cumberland Island, among other places. Her pencil drawing We’re All Stuffed Rocks (1979) is part of Georgia’s State Art Collection.

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We’re All Stuffed Rocks

We’re All Stuffed Rocks

We're All Stuffed Rocks (1979) by Barbara Hanger is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Colored pencil, 30 x 22 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.