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Saturday, 24 January 2015

Barbara at Major National Art Exhibition

Local Milford On Sea Artist Barbara Rousseau’s has achieved success in Major National Art Exhibition.

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Barbara’s painting entitled 'Dead Structure' has been selected from over 600 entries to appear alongside some of Britain’s leading Pastel Artists. 

The Pastel Society’s annual exhibition takes place at the Mall Galleries near Trafalgar Square from 24 February to the 7 March. 

The inspiration for her painting was taken from a visit to Patrick’s Patch in Beaulieu village last autumn.

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Barbara’s work will also be on display locally at Exbury Gardens alongside other studies by members of the 4 Seasons Art Group during their 10th annual exhibition from 12 April until 7 June 2015

Barbara is a member of the Society of Floral Painters (SFP) and numerous local art groups. She has had her paintings hung in many local exhibitions including the Salisbury Playhouse and St Barbe's Museum, Lymington. Her pastels have also been selected for exhibitions in London at both the Westminster and Mall Galleries for the Royal Society of Marine Artists and the Society of Women Artists. 

Dead Structures by Barbara Rousseau
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In February 2012 she was acknowledged by her peers, when she had her painting "Storm over Dubrovnik" selected for exhibition by the Pastel Society at the Mall Galleries. 

She was the SAA Artist of the Year in 2006 having won first place from over 4000 entries, with her painting of a Sally Lightfoot Crab from the Galapagos Islands. A Photo of the painting may be seen in her "Sold Gallery" on her website below.

Barbara has a passion for the tactility and vibrancy of pastels. Her subjects are gathered from extensive travels around the world. She will paint anything that touches her heart. She teaches private lessons on a one to one basis to suit you. 

Barbara has recently become an author. She has written a series of small books for children based around a theme of recycling plastic.

Barbara Rousseau SFP | Pastel Artist 01590 644811|07710 485341 

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