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Artist Nickie Barbee


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Nickie began her creative journey as a teen, encouraged by her artist grandfather. His interest and enthusiasm made all the difference to the then budding artist. Her realistic, detailed style in oil is inspired by Colorado's enduring beauty and travel to locations throughout the United States and abroad. This travel provides new perspectives and wide-ranging subject matter for her paintings. She especially strives to convey the feel, uniqueness and sense of place in each work.Nickie has studied with numerous teachers with the most influential being Michelle Phillip, at the Classical Art Academy in Boulder Co. She has furthered her study by attending workshops given by nationally acclaimed artists. She is a member of the Broomfield Art Guild, Louisville Art Association and Oil Painters of America.She continues to pursue this absorbing, compelling medium and all that it can communicate.2019
Broomfield Art Guild Fall Member Show Best Oil/Acrylic Award (Oil Painting)Four Artist Exhibit, Oz Gallery, Thornton CO (August - September)
Louisville Art Association Spring Show2018
Louisville Art Association Winter Show 2nd Place and Best Oil Painting Awards
Framed Image, Denver Colorado "Winter's Coming" Event November- December 
Broomfield Art Guild Fall Member Show Merit Award
Boulder County Juried Art Show - Outdoor CreationsNCAR September-October Juried Show Boulder COLouisville Art Association 2018 Juried National Show (Two Paintings)Louisville Art Association Spring Member Show Artistic Achievement AwardGallery 1505 Juried Spring ShowGovernors Show Plein Air Festival, Loveland CO2017Louisville Art Association Spring Member Show Honorable MentionAdams County Fair. 1st and 2nd Place Oil Division Broomfield Art Guild Fall Member Show Merit Award2016Louisville Art Association Fall Show "Best Oil Painting Award"Co-Chaired Louisville Art Association National Fine Arts Show2015Gallery Show at Creative Framing and Fine Art, Louisville, CoLouisville Art Association National Juried Exhibition2014Lone Tree Art Expo Juried Exhibition Evergreen Art Association Fall Show Juried Exhibition Brighton Eye For Art Program Artist Statement My work is representational, in [...]

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