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"was born in Wednesbury in the heart of the English Black Country. Her inspiration has greatly been drawn from areas such as Ironbridge, and the Midland Canals, with a special interest in Bridges, Iron, Brick, Stone and Concrete.
Barbara studied at Wolverhampton College of Art, taught Art in Sri Lanka, has illustrated the West Sussex Gazette, has designed silk screen for decorative glassware, has illustrated and designed for Iliffe Publications, has worked as a scenic artist at Pitlochry Festival Theatre, and has painted six pantomimes, at the Connaught Theatre, Worthing, and the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry.
But Barbara is best known for her explorative and prolific artwork, for the strength of her canvasses, and for her imaginative interpretation of romantic and feminine themes."
|1995||Umbrella Club, Spon End, Coventry;|
Coventry Evening Telegraph; Coventry Cathedral.
A visit to her website will reveal more about her work and exhibitions, which encompasses Canals and Bridges - Places and Romances, Ironbridge and Coalbrookdale, William Shakespeare Plays - illustrations, Kenilworth castle and family and Friends.
Barbara Russon's Website
|A Couple of Examples of her work.|