Ms. Barbara is a professional artist and enjoys stirring the artistic essence in her students. She emphasizes the classical elements of art and enjoys helping her students express themselves. She has a fine arts degree from Loyola Marymount University and Arizona State University and has studied under various artists including T. Allen Lawson, Skip Whitcomb, Sherrie McGraw, and Scott Christensen. Barbara is an Artists member of the Arizona Plein Air Painters Society and the Plein Air Painters of Colorado. She is honored to be the recipient of the Plein Air Painters of America Award, an award in Oil Painting at the Best and Brightest and has received other awards. She has exhibited at many local and national shows including Santa Fe, Sedona, Tucson and Cincinnati. Barbara has taught for many years at The Scottsdale Artists School and is excited to provide classes here in Ahwatukee at MMW. Barb has been at MMW since spring, 2010.