Barbara has been painting since1970.primarily self-taught her paintings are easily recognizable as her style has developed into a unique statement that reflects her personal feelings about each subject.
Barbara uses several mediums in the expression of her artistic abilities. Her primary medium is acrylic, but she uses it in such a way that it often mistaken for oil. Although her acrylic painting are most familiar she also has shown work in watercolor and oil.
Living in the foothill community of Sonora, California she is taking advantage of aged buildings and landscapes of the area. Most of the historic building will be taken by time and Barbara would like to capture them before they are gone.
Barbara has won numerous awards including the Grumbacher silver medal and many Best of Show and Popular vote awards.