Photograph of Artist BARBARA SILVERMAN
BARBARA SILVERMAN
Walnut Creek, California - United States



Original Artworks (3)

Barbara Silverman; Morganic Monday, 2013, Original Mixed Media, 20 x 28 inches. Artwork description: 241  mixed media, painting, abstract works on paper  ...
Barbara Silverman
Original Mixed Media, 2013
20 x 28 inches (50.8 x 71.1 cm)
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Barbara Silverman; Backsplash, 2012, Original Mosaic, 144 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  Sample of work available for contract. Make you space unique and beautiful. This backslash was installed with kitchen remodel. ...
Barbara Silverman
Original Mosaic, 2012
144 x 24 inches (365.8 x 61.0 cm)
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Barbara Silverman; Pup, 2013, Original Mosaic, 36 x 48 inches. Artwork description: 241 Charming pup dreams about his toys. This is an example of pet portraits that can be commissioned. The materials are paints and glass. I' m happy to incorporate your pets favorite things! ...
Barbara Silverman
Original Mosaic, 2013
36 x 48 inches (91.4 x 121.9 cm)
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Artist Statement

ďStop trying so hard. Let go. Be yourself. Do what feels good.Ē The frustration of trying to be what I thought was expected of me finally gave way to the mature, free spirit thatís within. Stop trying to please others. Please yourself. Enjoy the process. Donít we all enjoy a good scribble once in a while?

My work is my interpretation of whatís around me. Be it people, landscape, or complex emotion, expressed with freedom and sensitivity, it is what it is. I choose not to compete with mother nature, the artist of all artists. My own reaction to her art is all I can offer.

It begins with little or no preconceived expectation of the destination. My journey is bliss. The outcome is reward. Whatever it is, itís about mood, expression, and observation. I see motion in the static, expression in the mute, and attitude in the demure.

I use the materials at hand. Acrylic or water color, collage, pencil and pastel along with shards of glass and ceramic are used to create textures and movement that generate depth and complexity. I hope the viewer can glimpse into my journey and enjoy it as I have and appreciate the beauty that exists everywhere, if we choose to experience it....

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