Barbara Ann Brown Artist


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Resume/Bio

 

Following careers as a Registered Nurse, Nurse Educator and Accounts Receivable Manager, in 2013, Barbara fell in love with pastels. "As a self taught artist, I was inspired to paint the sights and idyllic scenes of the Schwenksville and Skippack area where I now live. Inspiration also comes from my travels, family photos and still life compositions which I create". Barbara loves the vibrant colors pastels enable her to achieve in her work and can't wait to paint the scenes she captures traveling and on forays into the community. Recently, Barbara has given several Brayer Technique pastel underpainting workshops.
TECHNIQUE:
I underpaint a basic "thumb-nail" like sketch with pastels, and wash with alcohol on a brush. I then layer in more pastel and finalize with details. Recently, I have experimented with a brayer and India inks diluted with alcohol to create rewarding effects.


Email: Barbara@barbaraannbrownartist.com


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS and LINKS:
Greater Norristown Art League (GNAL)
Perkiomen Valley Art Center (PVAC)


EDUCATION:

Northeastern Hospital School of Nursing-REGISTERED NURSE.
Temple University. Philadelphia, PA, BS in Education 1971


JURIED EXHIBITIONS, AND SMALL EXHIBITIONS PARTICIPATION:
GNAL SPRING, FALL AND THEME JURIED EXHIBITIONS
PVAC SPRING MENNONITE CENTER JURIED EXHIBITION
PVAC FALL HILL SCHOOL JURIED EXHIBITION
MEADOWOOD SPRING JURIED EXHIBITION
SCENES OF THE SCHUYLKILL FALL JURIED EXHIBITION
MEADOW GLEN COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE MONTH LONG EXHIBITIONS 1-2 Artists during 2017
MARRIOTT SPRINGHILL SUITES IN PLYMOUTH MEETING 2015, 7 Artist Art Night Event
DRAWN FROM NATURE, John James Audubon Center Annual Juried Exhibition


AWARDS:
2017 Best of Show, SUNNY WALKS, GNAL Theme Show, Juried Exhibition
2017 Award of Excellence in Professional Painting, WAITING, GNAL Juried Fall Exhibition
2017 Award for Excellence, SPENCER ROAD AT DUSK, PVAC Mennonite Heritage Center Juried Exhibition
2016 Honorable Mention Pastels, GREEN ACRES, PVAC Hill Sch, Juried Exhibition
2016 Merit Award, MELODY'S RED SHOES, GNAL Juried Exhibition
2015 Second Prize Pastels, NORDIC COVE, PVAC Hill Sch. Juried Exhibition
2015 Board of Directors Award, EVENING MAGIC, GNAL Juried Exhibition
2015 Honorable Mention, GOOD BOOK, GNAL Juried Exhibition


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