Friday, March 9, 2012

Amazing Artist

This month I wanted to highlight a few local amazing artist
that I have had the pleasure of working with an I admire them artistically and professionally.
Niki Gulley, Misty Oliver-Foster, Dawn Waters Baker.

Niki is an amazing landscape, nature and still life artist, she paints in oil, acrylic, watercolor and
pastel. Niki is also a great art instructor, who conducts workshops in Texas, New Mexico and Italy. I had a great time with Niki in September of 2011 during her plein aire workshop in Tuscany, Italy! Niki and I are featured in -"Today's best floral and botanical artists"- issue of the American Art Collector Magazine -March 2012
Check us out on page 78,79,80 & 83. What an honor to be alongside such a great

Niki and I will be exhibiting artist at the Artscape in the Arboretum Next Weekend! She is booth #2 and I am booth #51! Stop by an see us!!
To see more of Niki Gulley's artwork visit her website @
Misty Oliver-Foster
Opalescent Adolesence:  Big Sister/Little Sister
Opalescent Adolesence: Big Sister/Little Sister Mixed Media on Paper 42 x 55"

I have worked along side Misty on numerous occasions in Frisco, Texas. Misty is the former president of the Visual Arts Guild of Frisco where I served for 2yrs as secretary. Misty and I
recently completed a public art project for Newman Village and we displayed our artwork during the month of February in the Iconic Love Art Experience. This project was the concept of Scott Trent. Stop by Newman Village and see each of our 6 ft. paintings on the Plaza lawn. Misty Oliver-Foster is also one of the 109 finalists selected for the 2012 Hunting Art Prize. This prestigious award is one of the most generous art award in the US an it's given to one finalist. Misty's artwork shown above will be featured at a gala in Houston on April 28. The Winning artist will be announced at the gala in Houston!! Good Luck to my dear friend Misty!!
For more on the Hunting Art Prize, visit

To see more of Misty's artwork visit -


Dawn Waters Baker

Dawn Waters Baker and I belong to several organizations together, we are members of The Artist Of Texas and The Faith Artist. Dawn paints the most amazing skyscapes and spiritual artwork! Her artwork takes you to a place of tranquility and peace. Dawn has such a quiet and humble spirit for someone who can express God's gift with such proficiency and Power! Dawn is my guiding light and spiritual art muse!!

Dawn and I will display our artwork together during Artscape in the Arboretum on March 16th, 17th and 18th, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 2012. Dallas Arboretum (during the Dallas Blooms)8525 Garland Rd., Dallas, TX 75218.

Dawn's booth is # 18, and I am booth #51. Stop by Dawn's booth and see her latest inspirational artwork.

Dawn and I will also exhibit our artwork together in April-2012 at: A Walk With C.S. Lewis, at Arlington Museum of Art. The artwork in this show is inspired by the work and life of C.S. Lewis. C.S. Lewis is the author of Narnia, The Four Loves and numerous christian books.

Arlington Museum of Art- April 11 thru May 27.
Artists Reception Friday April 20th 6:30-9:00pm
Special Guest Lecture by Dr. David Naugle
Thursday May 17th 2-3pm
Hours: Wed.- Sun. 1-5pm Sat. 10am-5pm
201 W. Main Street Arlington, Texas 76010

Granville Performing Arts Center- May 30- June 30
Daily 9-5 and during performances.
300 N. 5th Street Garland, Texas 75040
Entrance is free at each location.

Go to: for more details.

To see more of Dawn's Artwork visit:


Other artist who will have amazing work exhibited during Artscape in the Arboretum are:

Nancy Medina, who is also a member of Artist of Texas:,

Alison Jardine:

Rita Kirkman:

Barb Mason:

Debbie Smith:

Todd Adams:

Scott Williams:

1 comment:

  1. So sweet of you Barbara! Thank you! Pray that Artscape is a blessing for all of us out there. I am so glad to have two shows with you this Spring!


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