1986: i was born to ross and janet barber in lubbock, tx

2005-2009: i studied mass communications at texas tech university, focusing on photography, radio and film

2010: i became a chair nerd, collecting and selling my favorite post-war designs

2011: i obsessed with powder coating chairs and learned the process from my friend and mentor, jonathan shelby, at quality coatings in lubbock, tx

2013: i moved to marfa with my chairs and rented a place to live and work (across from big stripes and ballroom) where i was open to the public 2013-2020

2015: i found more interest in making art, drifting away from furniture and functional design

2016: i witnessed the work of robert irwin, with the grand opening of "untitled (dawn to dusk)" at chinati foundation

2017: i outfitted an additional studio in marfa entirely dedicated to powder coating

2018: i had my first solo exhibitions: one in mexico city at fenomena and one in my hometown at the texas tech architecture school

2019: i continued making art and returned to making furniture inspired by my art - releasing a collection of outdoor furnishings

2021: i explored industrial powder coating, taking on large scale architectural projects in the big bend region

2022: i revisited my interest for small scale / found object artwork and created an online catalogue to garner independent sales directly from my studio

2023: i started to explore mixed media and collage work with less emphasis on powder coating / painting

2024: i continue to explore and love what i do