creates non-objective mixed media pieces fundamentally rooted in her
interest in emotions, perceptions and the passage of time. Her paintings
represent her sense of abstracted reality. Barb creates in series,
creating several pieces concurrently. Barb often slices, suspends and
re-purposes fibers, including portions of her own paintings.
training is academic; however, she creates work in a highly intuitive
painting process. As a painter, she feels strongly tied to the visceral
quality of working with oil on canvas. She finds inspiration in
re-visiting fragments of time, in the play of light and shadow, in
creating infinite color studies. Each piece she creates acts as a
thematic means to an emotional end.
ultimately hopes to share engaging artwork, which creates an
interaction with the viewer. Her goal is to offer both an opportunity
for individual sentiment and an impetus for discussion and interaction.