Bert Yarborough

Bert Yarborough has a degree in Architecture from Clemson University and an
MA and MFA in Photography from the University of Iowa. He held the Sonia C.
Davidow ’56 Endowed Chair in the Fine and Performing Arts at Colby-Sawyer College,
New London, NH, where he also served as the Director of the William and Sonja
Carlson Davidow ’56 and Marian Graves Mugar Art Galleries and taught Drawing and
Painting. Upon academic retirement, in 2018, he was awarded the position of Professor

A former two-year Resident Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown,
MA, he served as Visual Arts Program Coordinator for four years and as Chairman of
the Visual Committee and member of the Board of Trustees.
He has received two NH State Arts Council Grants in Painting, an NEA
Fellowship in Sculpture, a Fulbright Fellowship to Nigeria, also in Sculpture, a Visual
Arts Residency Fellowship from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Umbria, Italy and most
recently, an Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Individual Artist Support Grant.
His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is included in the
collections of numerous institutions including the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester,
NH, Hood Museum of Art in Hanover, NH, Boston Public Library, Herbert F. Johnson
Museum of Art in Ithaca, NY and the Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, KS.
He is represented by the Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA and resides in
Truro, MA.