|Bournemouth Arts Club / Southern Contemporaries|
Barbara’s interest lies in responding to the energy and atmosphere of her chosen subject which she explores in a semi abstract way using a variety of mediums. She enjoys painting landscape, still life and portraits and the choice of subject is based on something which catches her eye or engages her imagination. Colour is an intense interest in her life and the work of Rose Hilton is an inspiration. Other influences include Francis Bacon, Patrick Heron and Frank Auerbach.
trip to India has provided much subject material as has summer
outdoor sketching trips and her many full sketchbooks house a wealth
of resource from which to make paintings.