Bachelor of Science in Biology from Misericordia University, Dallas, PA
Barbara is the author of the book Artist’s Projects You Can Paint, 10 Watercolor Tablescapes Loose and Light and a contributing artist for the book How Did You Paint That? 100 Ways to Paint Still Life and Florals. Both books were published by International Artist Publishing and distributed worldwide. In addition to teaching art classes privately, Barbara has taught at the Lyman Allyn Museum in New London and the Lyme Art Association in Old Lyme.
Extensive classes at The Lyme Academy of Fine Art provided Barbara with a solid art education and she now enjoys elected artist membership in the Salmagundi Club of NYC, the Connecticut Watercolor Society and the Lyme Art Association.
Awards Barbara has earned have come from the International America’s Parks Through the Beauty of Art Competition, the International Marine Art Exhibition, the Salmagundi Club and the Connecticut Plein Air Painters Society among others. 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.