about the artist

Barbara Grant is an honors graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She has received many prestigious awards for her paintings including the J. Henry Schiedt Traveling Scholarship, The Thouron Prize for composition, the Robert Ricker Memorial Prize for landscape, The Cadwalader Prize for portraiture from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and the Samuel S. Fleischer "Challenge Exhibition" sponsored by the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

A Chester County artist, her work is featured in 100 Artists of the Brandywine Valley, by Philadelphia Inquirer writer, Catherine Quillman. CNN Headline News featured her work on Up Close Creativity. Barbara has been represented by Zone One Gallery and F.A.N. Gallery in Philadelphia, The Barnstone Gallery in Phoenixville, Axis Gallery in Wilmington, Salon Des Amis Gallery in Malvern and Frame of Reference Gallery in West Chester.

Barbara has participated in over 50 juried shows and numerous solo shows. She has exhibited her paintings at:

Mother of two, grandmother of five, her work now resides in the permanent collection of the State Museum of Pennsylvania as well as numerous private and corporate collections. Barbara lives and works in Charlestown Township, Chester County, PA.