Biography for Barb Mann
Ms. Mann reports her switch from law to art occurred rather unexpectedly, at the Jeu de Paum in Paris, 1967. Standing in front of the painting, Sunflowers by Van Gogh, she felt a lightning bolt pierce her heart and soul. She knew she had been picked by the Master, himself. She had no choice.
Ms. Mann graduated from Wayne State in Detroit, 1973 her home town university with a M.F.A. in printmaking. She felt her choice of watercolor as her major media had been influenced by the techniques of lithography and intaglio.
After 40 years of painting, she had an Epiphany and met her Muse.
"What took you so long? "she asked.
Today she addresses current world issues and creates unique visions.