Barbara is a representational artist creating paintings in watercolors and oils. Her work reflects a fascination for light with a thorough understanding of color and form and a deep respect for nature. She is an Elected Artist Member of the Salmagundi Club in New York City, the Connecticut Watercolor Society and the Lyme Art Association.
Barbara is the author of the book Artist’s Projects You Can Paint and a contributing artist for the book How Did You Paint That? Both books were published by International Artist Publishing and distributed worldwide. Watercolor Magazine, Trend Magazine and Google’s Art Page have all featured Barbara’s paintings.
Among Barbara’s recent accolades are awards from the International Marine Art Exhibition Marine Environmental Wildlife Award (2011) and The Thomas Hoyne Award (2014) at the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport, Mystic CT; America’s Parks Through the Beauty of Art Competition (2013); the Salmagundi Club (2013); and the Connecticut Plein Air Painters Society 2012. Her paintings are in private collections worldwide as well as in the permanent collection of the New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT.