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Artist Barbara Ward


An example of fine art by Barbara Ward

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.bwardfineart.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $99.00 - $2,500.00
    (This price range was estimated with limited info and may be inaccurate)





Biography


 
Barbara Ward was born in a small rural town in Southern Alberta Canada.  She spent her youth outdoors where her favorite activities were hiking, skiing, riding her crazy Arabian mare across the prairies, and swimming in the cold glacial Canadian lakes. Although she was passionate about art and drawing from an early age, her life took an interesting detour. Her husband, a UPS driver, was laid up for several months because of knee replacements. Because of this she was recruited as an Art Director in the commercial film world. She began to do architectural  renderings, choose the paint colors, fabric, floor coverings ,  landscaping concepts , signage, faux painting, design work, props, and do the  decorating  and shopping. She was involved with feature films, commercials, industrial films, and episodic television for 29 years. This experience although it took away from her actual time pursuing the miles of canvas an artist is beholden to, gave her an opportunity to develop in color and design principles.  Also what every artist needs to respond to, the ability to produce under deadlines and pressure. After an accident sidelined her film career, she began to seriously   attack the canvas with her brushes. The following are a few of her latest  exhibitions.
 
Alliance of Covenant Artists Juried Spring Show 2019
Inspirational Art Association Juried Religous Show 2018
Peteetneet Gallery    Solo Show 
Equitable Life Juried Exhibition
Utah Women Juried Artist Exhibition
Payson City Onion Days Best of Show
Wasatch Plein Air Paradise 2018
Utah Valley Juried Spring Show  
Springville Museum Juried Relgious Show
Covey Center Juried Show
Utah Valley Artist Guild Juried Show
2nd Annual Scera Juried Show
 
 
Although Barbara is mostly  self taught, she has been influenced by several contemporary artists, a few of which are, Kathyrn Stats, Scott Christensen, and Lindsey Bitnar Graham.
 
Barbara’s medium is oil. Her passion is plein air painting.  Combining her love of the outdoors, [...]

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