“[Robert and Barbara Barrett] have led an exciting and varied life that included service in the Peace Corps, teaching art, managing municipal cultural programs, directing an art museum, serving as a high school vice principal and creating the first cultural tourism marketing program in the nation.”
Thereis an article about Robert Barrett and me in which we share a glimpse of our life in the arts and culture scene. Grab a copy of the October issue of Palm Springs Life Magazine page 42, and have a Starbucks pumpkin spiced latte just before arriving at the art gallery. It will tell you everything you need to know a head of time. Frank Jones, the publisher of the magazine has been incredibly supportive of our show, big shout out to him and all the staff at Palm Springs Life Magazine. Thank you.
Brilliantly written piece by Daniel Vaillancourt. And the gorgeous images, including those of my artwork are the work of Photographer David A. Lee. Both dear friends and terrific talents. The reception for the art show is hosted by Palm Springs Life Magazine.
I hope you all attend our opening reception for the art gallery and the
exhibition of our art titled “A Survey of Drawings and Paintings” on Monday October 16th from 5 – 7 pm. I would be happy to meet you and give you a personal tour of the gallery. Of course, my husband, Robert Barrett, artist will be there as well as Frank, Daniel, and David.
Drawing on her youth’s passion, the natural world around her, Barbara embarked on a life of disciplined practice and mastery in drawing, painting and print making.
As train tracks were laid, and a train station established in Coalinga California, the residence of Caliola all moved; the tiny settlement ceased to exist. In Coalinga, Barbara attended elementary and high school and her parents lived much of their life. Life in Coalinga was very much the pinnacle of small town America. Yet Barbara interests were more keen on exploring the scrub brush and rolling hills around Coalinga. Continue reading “Art as Life’s Journey”→