Barbara is a fine artist, illustrator, designer, children’s books author, early childhood educator and creative director.
Equally talented in most methods of painting and drawing from oil to charcoal, she currently creates her artwork in a studio near Los Angeles, California.
She continually works to expand her scope of artistic skill and accomplishment.
Born and raised in a tiny village in the North of Italy, Barbara had a strong attention to the arts since childhood, drawing on anything and with anything which would come to her hand.
She has always loved coloring books and children’s books but not just for the pleasure of reading them or coloring them in, it was thanks to those books that she taught herself to draw.
As time passed she moved into multiple mediums.
In high school she was the artist for the student’s magazine, for which she created the cover and funny comic strips.
Her talent did not go unnoticed and it was as early as her teens that she was soon
requested to produce portraits and commissioned work, including t-