Barbara Beatrice studied at Thomas More College receiving a BES degree majoring in Fine Arts in 1988 under Darrell Brothers and Walter Driesbach. She has since been working full-time as a professional sculptor and more recently as a gallery owner, curating and exhibiting local sculptors’ work.
Working in stone, wood and bronze, she carves figures, animals and has completed several commissions of children, including “Reading is a Journey”, the marble sculpture located at Cincinnati’s Doherty School Library.
A selection of juried exhibits include:
The National Art Club for Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club of New York – The Anna Hyatt Huntington Cash Award and the Baptist Church Award
The Pen and Brush, Inc. of New York 56th Annual Sculpture and Medallic Exhibition – First Prize Solo Show
The Hoyt Institute of Fine Art Newcastle, Pennsylvania – Second Place
The Lexington Art League Nude 2000 – Third Prize
The Tennessee Art League Central South Exhibition – First Prize 1992, 1993 & 1994 – Second Prize 1991
The Art League of Bonita Springs Florida Winners
Circle Show – First Prize
Barbara spends the winter in Florida where she also works on her art and is an active member of the Bonita Springs Art League and the Naples Art Association.