Lifting Spirits is a finalist in this year's International Artists Magazine's People and Figures Competition and is featured in the August/September 2022 issue. It is a thrill to be selected and published in this wonderful magazine. It is nice to see that colored pencil is being recognized as a contender in the fine art world.
Prickly Paradise is a finalist in this year's International Artists Magazine's Floral Competition and is featured in the October/November 2021 issue. This piece has also been chosen for the American Women Artists exhibition, Breaking Through: The Rise of American Women Artists, which opens March 5, 2022, and continues through May 29, 2022, at Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN.
Showtime is a finalist in The International Guild of Realism's 2021 Fall Salon Online Exhibition.
"There were over 700 global entries this year from over 20 countries represented in the Fall Salon Final Jury including Canada, England, Norway, USA, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Malta, Holland, Indonesia, Philippines, Mexico, Greece, Australia, France, and Spain. There's a huge diversity of media in the exhibition including Acrylic, Watercolor, Oil, Soft Pastel, Colored Pencil, Gouache, Graphite, Pastel, Ink, Egg Tempera and Scratchboard."
Under the Orchid Tree wins "Best of Show" in the CPSA Chapter 212 Show at Arts HQ in Surprise, Arizona. Come see the talented artists of Arizona as they display their finest work in this lovely gallery. The show is called "Pressing the Point: The Fine Art of Colored pencil". The 70 piece exhibit shows the wide range of surfaces, techniques, and subject matter of an amazing medium. 16126 N Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ 85374
"Family of Five" and 11 other pieces are currently hanging at the First Studio Gallery in downtown Phoenix. Barbara was selected to participate in the Five Star Invitational Art Show this month along with 4 other accomplished artist that offer a diverse range of style and media. The receptions are from 6 to 9 pm on first and third Friday's. May 7, May 21, and June 4, 2021. Come see a great show!
631 N 1st Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Elegance wins 1st place in drawing at the West Valley Art Museum's Celebration of Artists Exhibition. The Offspring wins second place in mixed media, and Knight and Day wins the Mayor's Award.
Beyond the Green Line wins 1st place in the West Valley Arts Council's 50th anniversary show. The Mayor's Award was given to The Kindness of a King. The show runs through December 2019 at the Arts HQ Gallery in Surprise, AZ
Sun Worshiper wins 1st place in the Colored Pencil Society of America's Arizona Chapter 212 show at the Murphey Gallery in Tucson AZ the show runs through December 4, 2019.