Curriculum Vitae

Colonial Comics Vol. II: New England, 1750—1775 (2017), Fulcrum Books
Boundless (2016), Boston Comics Roundtable/Robot Camp
Colonial Comics: New England, 1620—1750 (2014), Fulcrum Books
SubCultures, (2014), Ninth Art Press
Hellbound (2010), Hellbound II (2011) (see creator interview here), and Hellbound V (2014), River Bird Comics
The Greatest of All Time Comics Anthology, Ninth Art Press (December 2012)
American Communal Societies Quarterly Vol. 6, no. 2 (April 2012)
Polite Company Magazine, an online humor journal of sex, politics, and religion
Nix Comics Quarterly #3
Inbound 5: The Food Issue, a publication of the Boston Comics Roundtable
The Commons, monthly alternative newspaper of Brattleboro, VT, and Windham County
The Recorder, daily newspaper of Greenfield, MA, Franklin County, and North Quabbin
The Friends of Lulu Girls' Guide to Guys' Stuff
Fortean Times
Funny Times
Journal of Irreproducible Results
Awakening Comics publications: Awakening Comics 1999, The Origin of Sparky, and Sparky in Love
Shattered Wig Poetry Review
Gauntlet: Exploring the Limits of Free Expression #3 (incorrectly billed on their credits list as B.J. Barnes)
1993 Women's Glib Calendar
Lewis Carroll Epstein's Thinking Physics, Second Edition (supplementary illustrations)

Thomsen and Burke LLP
The Sillyverse
Monadnock Media
Collective Copies
New England Learning Center for Women in Transition
Everything in the Universe
Food Bank of Western Massachusetts

2017: Coaster Design Winner (Top 4 in Audience Voting), 2017 Coaster Show at Lamplighter Brewing Co., for "Happy Customers"
2017: Honorable Mention, "White|Black|Monochrome" at South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA; for "The Plague (Page 3 of 7)". Exhibition juried by Beth Urdang of Beth Urdang Gallery
2009: 2nd Place winner, Illustration/Daily Class, New England Newspaper and Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest, for "Old Deerfield Grammar School", published in The Recorder 20 September 2008
2007: Third Prize Winner (Audience Voting), Sevincer Animation Festival, for Leatherwing Bat
2007: Judges' Choice Award for Wurst Pun, Arisia Science Fiction Convention Art Show, for "A Tern for the Wurst"
2004: Category Award Winner: First Film, Open Genre Short, Thunderbird International Film Festival, for Leatherwing Bat

23 January – 4 February 2017: Artists in Action, Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, Solomons, MD
29 February – 28 March 2012: Artist's Residency, Culture and Arts Project NOASS, Rīga, Latvia
10–23 October 2009: Painting Residency with fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

16 September 2018 — 13 January 2019: New England Watercolor Society's 2018 Biennial North American Open Juried Exhibition at the Art Complex Museum, Plymouth, MA.
17 April — 28 May 2017: "White|Black|Monochrome" national juried exhibition at South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA.
7 October 2016 — 29 January 2017: Fur, Feathers & Fins: Our Faithful Pets, national juried exhibition at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons, MD
1 September — 11 December 2015: Seeing Stories: Traversing the Graphic Narrative, invitational exhibition at Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
19 June — 23 August 2015: Heroes & Villains: Exploring Archetypes Through Art, national juried exhibition at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons, MD
4 December 2014 — 16 January 2015: The Cambridge Art Association Presents: Platinum, juried exhibition at Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA
31 May — 5 July 2012: The Cambridge Art Association 11th National Prize Show, national juried exhibition at Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA
3—24 February 2012: "Scratching the Surface", juried exhibition at Cambridge Art Association's Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA
28 January — 4 February 2011: "Good vs. Evil! Superhero vs. Villain Smackdown", juried exhibition at Space 242, formerly of Boston, MA
30 April — 21 May 2010: "Get Your Freak On! Celebrating Circus Folk, Carnies & Sideshow Freaks", juried exhibition at Space 242, formerly of Boston, MA
29 January — 13 March 2010: "I...You...We...ROBOT: A Visual Homage To Our Inner Geek!", juried exhibition at Space 242, formerly of Boston, MA
September — November 2006: 7th Annual Great River Exhibition: "Homage to the Seasons", benefit for , at Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls, MA
2006—2008: "Critical Views" II, III, and IV, annual juried exhibition of political art at Red Sun Press held in conjunction with Jamaica Plain Open Studios, Jamaica Plain, MA

April 2010: "Laughing To Keep From Crying: The Political Cartoons of E. J. Barnes", Upstairs at The Middle East Restaurant, Cambridge, MA
July 2009: "Around the Neighborhood": 2007—2009 original editorial cartoons published in The Recorder and The Commons, at Green Fields Market, Greenfield, MA
January — March 2007: "Funny Pictures, Serious Business II": 2006—2007 original editorial cartoons for The Recorder, Sunderland Public Library, Sunderland, MA
December 2006: "Odd Ducks: Avian Art for Cartoons, Comic Books, and Animation": watercolor and gouache paintings made for Birds of the Baltic, Leatherwing Bat, and other works, Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, Amherst, MA
September — October 2006: Untitled solo show of original topical cartoon art, including editorial cartoons that have appeared in The Recorder, at Green Fields Market, Greenfield, MA
May — June 2006: "Funny Pictures, Serious Business": 2005—2006 original editorial cartoons for The Recorder, Greenfield Community College Downtown Center, Greenfield, MA
November 2004: "Circles of Color": Syncretic mandalas painted in gouache, Amherst Crepes, Amherst, MA

2010—present: Cambridge Open Studios
2009—2014: Cambridge Center for Adult Education Holly Fair
2008: Pittsfield Art Show, Pittsfield, MA
2007—2008: Great Falls Art Fest, benefit for the , Turners Falls (Montague), MA
2006—2007: Northfield Summer Arts Festival at Green Trees Gallery, Northfield, MA
2005—2006: University of Massachusetts Holiday Craft Fair, sponsored by the , Amherst, MA
2004—2005: ArtShow Amherst Fine Art Street Galleries, Amherst, MA


Leatherwing Bat (animated, color, 3 minutes, 2001)

2010 — 2015: Introduction to Cartooning, Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Cambridge, MA
Spring — Fall 2014: Comics and Graphic Storytelling, Amigos Cambridgeport Community School, Cambridge Public Schools, Cambridge, MA
Summer 2008: Basic Cartooning, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Continuing and Professional Education Program, Amherst, MA
Spring 2008: Editorial Cartooning, Greenfield Community College, Community Education Program (teen to adult), Greenfield, MA
Summer 2007: Editorial Cartooning, Sunderland Public Library, Sunderland, MA
Spring 2007 — Spring 2008: Basic Cartooning, Greenfield Community College, Community Education Program (teen to adult), Greenfield, MA
Winter 2007: Cartooning, A.C.E. of Clubs (After Class Experience), Mohawk Trail Regional High and Middle Schools, Buckland, MA

11 December 2017: Citywide Blackout: Blackout Bootleg: MICE
3 December 2015: Cambridge Community Television (CCTV): The Drawing Board - Episode 3
28 October 2011: Cambridge Chronicle: "Cambridge artists are 'Hellbound'"
1 May 2011: Cambridge Community Television (CCTV): Interview for Cambridge Open Studios
3 December 2010: Indie Spinner Rack: Interview with Boston Comics Roundtable
24 June 2007: Fanboy: Coverage of Confessions of an American Ling Master (one-shot reprinted in Blaster Al Ackerman's Tales of the Ling Master #1).
July 2006: Zebra Magazine: Recommendations including a plug for the Ling Master stories and an interview with E. J. Barnes
25 May 2006: The Recorder, Greenfield, MA, Arts & Entertainment section, "Art Scene": column by Cheryl Rezendes Rulewich, "Funny Pictures, Serious Business," (not available online)
22 April 2006: Amerikos Lietuvis, The Lithuanian-American Weekly (Rytų Pakrantė [Eastern Edition]): Interview by Laurynas Misevičius, translated and edited by Eugenija Misevičius, "Rumunų kilmės karikatūristė susidomėjo Baltijos šalimis ir jų... paukščiais," (in Lithuanian; no longer available on the Amerikos Lietuvis site)
24 June 2004: The Recorder, Greenfield, MA, Diversions: The Arts & Entertainment Section: Interview by George W. Claxton, "Artistic Expression in Many Mediums," (not available online)

Comics in the Classroom: Colonial Comics: New England, 1620-1750, highlighting "Thomas Morton, Merry Mount's Lord of Misrule"
Dig Boston: Hellbound V: End of Comics, highlighting "Consummation"
New York Times/Motherlode: Adventures in Parenting: Caroline's Catalog
Comic A Day: Caroline's Catalog
We Got Issues: A Beautiful Young Nymph Going To Bed
Optical Sloth: Caroline's Catalog, Tales of the Ling Master #1, #2, and #3; Arithmetic on the Frontier; and Birds of the Baltic
Comic Widows: Ling Master: The Squid Boys of Terre Haute and Ciuma
Lituanus: Lithuanian Quarterly Journal of Arts and Sciences: Birds of the Baltic

Graphic Artists Guild
Boston Comics Roundtable
Cambridge Art Association
New England Watercolor Society

1992—2009: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Certificate in Illustration received December 2009.
March 2000: Seminar with Edward R. Tufte: "Presenting Data and Information." (Visual design for information display and communication)
1982: California College of Arts and Crafts (now California College of the Arts), Oakland, CA
1976—1980: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Concentration: Chemistry. Assistant in laboratory of Nobel Laureate Dudley Herschbach. A.B. received June 1980.