Barbara has been painting for thirty years, going back and forth between watercolor and oil and most recently collage. She has taken workshops from numerous artists in watercolor, oils, pastels, collage, and mixed-media. She has taken 4 workshops with Pat Lambrecht-Hould and is fascinated with the collage media.
In Prescott, Arizona Barbara was co-owner of Mountain High Five Art Gallery for 3 years and is active in the Mountain Artist Guild. She schedules demonstrations and workshops for the guild. She currently teaches weekly watercolor classes in Prescott, except in the summer.
Her work was selected into the Arizona Aqueous Juried Show in Tubac in 2009, and one of her paintings was selected for the poster for 2002 at Art-A-Fair Festival in Laguna Beach, where she has exhibited since 1991 and has served on their board of directors.