Gertrude Lisette Levy Barnstone is active/lives in Texas. Gertrude Barnstone is known for painting and metal sculpture.
Biography Gertrude Barnstone
The following text is from the Houston Chronicle by Kim Hughes, October 30, 2007.
Montrose-based sculptor Gertrude Barnstone creates glass and steel sculptures in the garage at the home she has lived in for more than 30 years.
San Jacinto High School alumnus, Rice University graduate and sculptor Gertrude Barnstone has been blazing trails for more than 40 years.
She helped lead the way in the desegregation of Houston schools in the 1960s and a decade later served as president and treasurer of the Texas ACLU Foundation board.
She also co-founded the now defunct Houstonians for Global Warming Action and the Artist Rescue Mission.
"I had never done anything political before, but I felt at home with (th
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