Barbara grew up in
Texas. Born in 1948, she had an interest
in drawing from an early age. Her
interest in art became more focused in
high school where she was influenced by
other student artists in Fort Worth.
She sometimes went to " Cowtown" into
old worn hotels and drew portraits of
willing subjects. She graduated from U.T.
at Austin with a B.A. in Humanities and
later a B.S. in Nursing. She has taken
art courses in Texas ,Boston and Boca
Raton. She has interests literature,
film ,and yoga in addition to all
aspects of art.