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Blue and purple square by Barbara Pease
Yellow rectangle by Barbara Pease
Liquid amber study by Barbara Pease
Red and blue leaves by Barbara Pease
Head study of Christine by Barbara Pease
Rosa Californica by Barbara Pease
Sunflowers by Barbara Pease
Evergreen Pear in Winter by Barbara Pease
evergreen pear study 1 by Barbara Pease
Evergreen Pear study 2 by Barbara Pease
Rhodies by Barbara Pease
Petunias by Barbara Pease
Poppy 1 by Barbara Pease
Poppy 2 by Barbara Pease
Wild Roses by Barbara Pease
compass rose by Barbara Pease
Evening by Barbara Pease
Personal Flotation #1 by Barbara Pease
Kayaks by Barbara Pease
Over The Hills by Barbara Pease
squares and other shapes 2 by Barbara Pease
Waiting by Barbara Pease
The Lake Boat by Barbara Pease
At Sunset by Barbara Pease
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About Barbara Pease
Simply said, I paint because I have to. It makes me whole. The times in my life when I have let that side of me go, I have gone a little crazy. Art is my sanity and my refuge.
In my watercolors I am very interested in lightâ€”how it shines through and reflects off of objects and people, and how that light captures time. I use photo references because I study that precision of light and shadow in a particular moment.
For the past few years I have been painting on silk. I am seduced by the vibrancy of the colors and how they play on the sheen of the fabric. For paintings, this is slow and very process filled work, so I have only a few detailed pieces in that medium. But I also have been painting scarves. Theyâ€™re fun, bright and abstract and are just about a polar opposite to my watercolors.
I was born and raised in Seattle. I studied fine art at Colorado State University and received my BFA in metalsmithing there in 1977. A cramped apartment and a stint on the polishing bench at a jewelry manufacturer changed my mind about working in metal, so since the early 90's I have worked two dimensionally, drawing and painting. I also went to nursing school along the way and worked as an RN in oncology and hospice for 27 years until my retirement in 2017.
I am greatly looking forward to this next chapter and am eager to see where the art takes me.