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THE SAATCHI GALLERY
Beauchamp's Art Gallery, Topeka
About the Art
A painter for many years, I have always been
captivated by the beauty of the land and our place in it. Drawing
upon the history of ancient cultures, my art weaves together
the textures of old and new, time and place, the conscious and
Finding inspiration in nature, I have incorporated
it into my works using a variety of media and techniques, from
pastels, acrylics, oils, lithography, and mono-prints to collages
of natural objects.
My work, whether a simple landscape or an intricate
collage, strives to connect us to the land, our history, and
most importantly, ourselves.
Finding inspiration in the beauty of Kansas, the ancient rock art of northern Norway, and the intriguing geographic features of Scotland, England, Germany and the Netherlands.
Arti-Facts. Matisse Class
My first Arti-facts class was a grand success. We learned a bit about Henri Matisse and tried out his cut-paper collage technique.
Take a look at my student's works!
A fun way to learn about art! Take in a bit of art history. Try out an artist's technique. No experience necessary! All materials provided.
See Pastel Painting page for more information.
Enhance your space!
With artworks for the home, office, and other commercial spaces. More details...
CREATIVE HAND NEWS
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What collectors are saying...
“I love Barbara's work because it comes from
a place of deep experience . . . the work is inspirational, grounding,
and has a complexity which makes it never boring hanging on the wall,
even years later. I find it evocative and healing.”
— Rita Stucky, Psychologist
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