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THE SAATCHI GALLERY
Beauchamp's Art Gallery, Topeka
About the Art
A painter for many years, I have always been
captivated by the beauty of the land and our place in it. Drawing
upon the history of ancient cultures, my art weaves together
the textures of old and new, time and place, the conscious and
Finding inspiration in nature, I have incorporated
it into my works using a variety of media and techniques, from
pastels, acrylics, oils, lithography, and mono-prints to collages
of natural objects.
My work, whether a simple landscape or an intricate
collage, strives to connect us to the land, our history, and
most importantly, ourselves.
Beginnings of an exciting new series of mixed media work, "The Gaia Series." Gaia is
one of many names given to the earth mother in numerous cultures. Gaia is our mother from whom
all life flows.
The question is, what is our connection to the fate of Gaia today?
SPRING ART CLASSES!
Intro to Drawing with Pastels & Color Concepts
March 3, 9am-12pm - or -
March 4, 1-4pm
ARTI-FACTS! Henri Matisse Cut-Paper Collage
March 10, 9am-12pm - or -
March 11, 1-4pm
Advanced Techniques in Pastels
March 17, 9am-12pm - or -
March 18, 1-4pm
Mixed Media / Collage Ideas
March 24, 9am-12pm - or -
March 25, 1-4pm
Enhance your space!
With artworks for the home, office, and other commercial spaces. More details...
What collectors are saying...
“I love Barbara's work because it comes from
a place of deep experience . . . the work is inspirational, grounding,
and has a complexity which makes it never boring hanging on the wall,
even years later. I find it evocative and healing.”
— Rita Stucky, Psychologist
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