Author Archives: Barbara van Buskirk

Love. Peace. Hope.

Peace on Earth by Barbara van Buskirk. Mixed media on wood.

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Happy Autumn

Voices in the Air (below) is from a time, years ago, when I was playing around with the idea of collaging monotypes on carved and painted plywood. I made several pieces using this technique. Voices in the Air found a wonderful home here in New Hampshire a couple of years ago. I love this piece. Voices in the […]

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Barn Gallery Juried Regional Show opens

I am very excited to announce both “View from Cabin #8, Haystack (#1)” and “Far from Shore, Night” have been accepted in the Open Regional Juried Show at Barn Gallery in Ogunquit, Maine, which opened yesterday. View from Cabin #8, Haystack (#1) (2018) The juror for this exhibit is Cynthia Robinson, director, Museum of the […]

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Seacoast Women juried into two exhibitions

Zerrissenheit (XIII), 2018 (Seacoast Women Series)   “Woman’s life today is tending more and more toward the state William James describes so well in the German word, ‘Zerrissenheit: torn-to-pieces-hood.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh, A Gift from the Sea, page 56   Beginning today, Zerrissenheit (XIII), a monotype collage from my Seacoast Women series, will be on view at […]

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M * A * Y

View from Cabin #8, Haystack (I), 2018, color monotype

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Looking forward

Working sketch for Seacoast Women Series

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M * A * R * C * H

Twin Spirits (I) by Barbara van Buskirk Color monotype

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L * O * V * E

Heartfelt (II) by Barbara van Buskirk Color monotype

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Happy New Year

As Busy as a Real Artist Is Busy by Barbara van Buskirk Medium: Color monotype

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Trust the process, believe in yourself

A few of the pieces I made last month while at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine. I gathered the pine cones on the wooden walkways which meander through Haystack.   Autumn has long been my favorite season, so I am in my element now that September and sweater weather have arrived. The creative highlight of my […]

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