A Nantucket resident for many years, Barbara employs a wide range of subject matter & mediums. Her style varies, but lies-within a realistic to impressionism approach. As she captures Nantucket's quaint streets, waterfronts, shanties and boats.Barbara received her Bachelors Degree in art from Georgia State University. She also attended Ringling College of Art & Design and received her Master's Degree from American International College.
She has been involved with the Island's artistic growth as she has served as President of the Artist's Association, Administrative Director and board member. Her affiliations include Charter Membership in the National Museum of Women in the Arts; the Sarasota Arts Council and Visual Arts Center. Barbara maintained her own gallery on Nantucket's Old South Wharf for many years in addition to her career in teaching. She now spends more of her time in the studio as well as teaching private lessons.