Mr. Barbosa grew up in Rio Grande Valley. In Brownsville, Tx., young Mr. Barbosa established a strong lifelong love for Art. After high school, he joined the military. He retired after 20 years of service from the US Army. He is a devoted father of two wonderful children and a husband of 28 years. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from UTSA. Mr. Barbosa has been an outstanding art educator for 23 years and comes to MNTHS with strong expertise in drawing and painting. Throughout his career in Art Education, he has strived to be the best educator he could possibly be and now stands as among the best in his field. He is proud to be a Titan and plans make MNTHS shine brightly in the fine arts.