An award-winning artist, Barbara grew up in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. She has been a resident of Talbot County since 1982. After graduating from Miami University in Oxford Ohio with a BFA in graphics and painting, she did commercial studio design work for The J.L. Hudson Co. in Detroit, Michigan. She also did display design work for John Wanamaker’s downtown Philadelphia store. After moving to the Eastern Shore, she became active in the art community as a member and officer of Working Artists Forum where she is a past president. She is a signature member of the Baltimore Watercolor Society. Barbara is a partner of The Artists Gallery in Chestertown, Maryland and teaches intermediate watercolor at Dorchester Center for the Arts.