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Barbara has lived in Citrus County for 13 years after relocating from Annapolis, MD. She retired from a 24-year career in the Department of Defense and 12 years of teaching intermediate watercolor classes at The Art Center of Citrus County.
IShe availed herself of any available art classes (the University of Maryland, American University, St. John’s College, and Anne Arundel Community College). She graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Education. She studied under more than 20 nationally recognized watercolor artists in workshops.
IBarbara is the Past President, Ocala Art Group; Past President, Citrus Watercolor Club; and Past Program Chairman, The Art Center of Citrus County. Currently she is a member of The Nature Coast Painters, The Citrus Watercolor Club, and the Florida Watercolor Society
SHOWS and AWARDS
Best of the Season Juried show, Webber Center, CFCC, Oct.-Dec. 2006; Brick City May 2006 Alive with Summer Spotlight X (Honorable Mention), All-Member Ocala Art Group Annual Spring Show March 2008 (3rd Place, Watercolor), March 2006 (4th Place, Watercolor), OAG Fall Exhibit 2005 (Honorable Mention); All-Member Ocala Art Group Autumn Art Exhibit 2002, (Honorable Mention); Alive with Summer 2002, Brick City Center for the Arts, Ocala, Juried (2nd Prize); National 2000 Juried, Charlotte County Art Association; Fells Point Baltimore MD Juried, Laurel MDArt Guild Juried (2nd Prize), Savage Mill Juried, Maryland Federation of Art Juried (two Honorable Mentions), MFA Art on Paper Juried, Baltimore Watercolor Society (1st, 2nd Prizes, Honorable Mention, Award of Merit) BWS Mid Atlantic Regional Juried, Bay Country Art Guild Fall Juried (1st Prize), Annapolis Watercolor Club (Honorable Mention), Citrus Watercolor Club Southtrust Show (1st Prize), Citrus County Fair (1st Prize, Best of Show 2000; lst Prize and Honorable Mention 2001; 2nd Prize and Honorable Mention, 2002; two 1st Prizes, 2004; one 1st and one 3rd Prize, 2006 and 2008)
Central Florida Community College Lecanto Campus, East Wall Gallery, Citrus County Art League, The Art Center Theater, The Chronicle Office and Lakes Region Library, Inverness, FL; Brooksville City Hall, Brooksville
Lorna Jean Gallery, Crystal River, FL
Your Art’s Desire Gallery, Spring Hill, FL
River Gallery, Galesville, MD
Forgotten Treasures, Floral City
The Florida Artists’ Gallery, Floral City
Joe’s Deli, Inverness
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