Barbara is motivated by colour and beautiful surroundings whether the source be in Australia or in a foreign land. Barbara has painted in all mediums, but particularly enjoys the subtleties that Oil Paint produces.
Barbara’s awards include 1st Prize in the Twin Towns NSW Ministry of the Arts Award, an acquisitive award that is part of the Tweed River Regional Collection.
Barbara is also the recipient of the Marymount College Painting Prize, the Betty Quelhurst Award for Oil Painting as well as numerous Second and Highly Commended Awards.
Barbara also currently teaches at the Royal Queensland Art Society Broadbeach.