Barbara has been a Conservator/Restorer of Fine Art for over 35 years. She has worked on artwork by well known artists such as Picasso, Weidenaar, Dali, Alten, Merizon, Osthaus, and many more....as well as sentimental treasures from the attic.
Primarily self taught as both a Conservator and Artist, her formal training does include Kendall College of Art 1974, and Grand Valley University 1976.
She has studied with artists and mentors Larry Blovits, Laura Robb, Elizabeth Robbins, Qiang Huang, Quang Ho and Kenneth Cadwallader.
Her paintings have received recognition and awards both regionally and nationally.
Star Gazers - Oil
Place of Joy - Oil
Wa-Ke-Na Marsh - Oil
Douglas Geranium - Oil
Hibiscus in the Sun - Oil