Barbara feels her form of communicating with the world is through the expression of art. She celebrates her 25 plus years as a professional artist and is an international, national and local award-winning pastel and watercolorist. Barbara lives in Frisco, Texas and travels all over the world to participate in art residencies, competitions and to gain inspiration for her art work. Her artiwork has been exhibited in various prestigious museums in Chicago, Charleston, Carmel and New York. She was awarded in the Top 100 paintings by Pastel Journal Magazine. Barbara states that: Each painting is visual documentation of my journey as an artist”.