Barbara A. Wood is a native of Ohio. She attended school in Toledo,and was graduated from high school with a scholarship to Traphagen School of Fashion in New York. Her instructors found her work so creative and expressive, they encouraged her to persue fine arts.
She enrolled and completed her formal studies at Art Students League in New York. She later married and moved to Southern California. In an effort to polish her burgeoning technique, she began post graduate studies at the Otis Art Institute and the Pasedena School of Fine Arts.
Barbara A. Wood is an artist who communicates with the viewer. Fascinated by color; her canvases speak of an extremely individualistic, figurative style. Her subjects are mostly women who reflect a mood of folly and the beauty of human drama. Her bold and vibrant colors leave a lasting impact on the viewer.
Internationally known, Barbara A. Wood has had one-woman shows throughout the United States, Alaska, Australia, Canada and London. Her works are part of collections of numerous celebrities as well as private collections throughout the world. The value of Ms. Wood's work has been increasing as her loyal collectors excitedly await new releases.