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Open Studio Weekend
October 25 & 26
Saturday and Sunday, 10am-6pm
35 N 2190th Rd.
Lecompton, KS 66050
Finding inspiration in ancient rock art of northern Norway; intriguing geographic features of Scotland,
England, Germany and the Netherlands.
Enjoy an autumn drive along the Kansas River to the top of the bluff for
our Open Studio weekend. Lots of new artwork and photography based on recent travels to Europe. Come for the art and stay
for the great refreshments and good conversation!
Download driving directions here.
With an art career spanning over 35 years, I
have participated in numerous fine art exhibitions across the
country, including juried shows, invitationals and solo exhibitions.
Below is a selected list of exhibitions in which my work was displayed.
For a complete list of exhibitions
- 2013 -
Waxing and Waning: Moon Dreams, Myths and Other Musings, Lincoln Art Center, Lincoln, KS
- 2012 - Featured Artist, The Upstage Gallery, Topeka, KS
- 2012 - The
Waiting Room, Alice C. Sabatini Art Gallery,
- 2010 - The Sketch Book Project, Art House Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
- 2009 - Against
the Grain: Canvas Transformed, Lincoln Art Center,
- 2007 - Pieces of Eight: Collaborative Artists Books, Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, KS
- 2007 - Objects of Dimension Sculpture Exhibition, Amazing Women, ArtSpring Gallery, Salina, KS
- 2006 - Solo Exhibition, Public Gallery, Salina Public Library, Salina, KS
- 2003 - Landscape III, Period Gallery (online), Lincoln, NE
- 2000-2004 - Mulvane Mountain/Plains Art Fair, Topeka, KS
- 1998-2003 - Art in the Park, Lawrence, KS
- 1993 - Art Zone Exhibition, Jewish Community Center, Denver, CO
- 1992 - RE:Members Show, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO, Juror: Ree Schonlau, Director, Alternative Worksite, Omaha, NE
- 1991 - Faber-Birren Color Award Show, Stamford, CT, Juror: Laura Rosenstock, Asst. Curator, Dept. of Painting & Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York City
- 1988 - Pastel Society of the West Coast 2nd Annual National, Sacramento, CA
- 1988 - Degas Pastel Society 2nd Biennial National, New Orleans, LA
- 1987 - Pastel Society of America 15th Annual International, New York City
- 1987 - Kansas Pastel Society 4th Annual International, Wichita, KS, Juror: Daniel Greene
- 1986 - Pastel Society of America 14th Annual National Exhibition, New York City
Gallery, Lawrence Art Guild
The Creative Hand Studio
To visit The Creative Hand Studio please
email Barbara to
schedule an appointment to view new and old artworks.
Best of Show
Award of Merit
Judge's Purchase Award
Grumbacher Silver Medallion
For a complete list of exhibitions, awards received,
paintings in corporate collections and additional professional activities,