The Artist is a native of Grosse Pointe, Michigan. She attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where she earneda Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphics and painting. Her commercial experience began with the J.L. Hudson Co. in Detroit, Michigan designing large scale animated and still display promotions; followed by display coordination management for John Wannamakers in Philadelphia. She has worked free-lance in wrapping paper and logo design.

Barbara has had a one person show at The Dorchester Art Center and shown her paintings at the Academy of the Arts in Easton, the Oxford Art Show, The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Creatrics Gallery, and other Maryland Eastern Shore arts shows. She is a member of the Working Artist’s Forum. She presently operates her art studio and a quality frame shop in her Eastern Shore home.