We are excited to announce our 2018 Barn Tour Artists!

Did you know that all of the art that will be exhibited during the tour is also for sale? 25% of the proceeds will go towards Bucks County Audubon Society’s high quality environmental programs. Support your local artists and the Bucks County Audubon Society by adding some of their amazing work to your collection!

Click on the artist’s name to visit their website or to see some of their work. At the bottom, view their featured art work to get an idea of their unique talent!

Dot Bunn –  She is a full time studio oil painter and teacher known for her Bucks County landscapes and still life  work. Her work has been exhibited in local and national exhibitions,receiving awards, including the Alden Bryan Memorial Medal 
for Traditional Landscape and two Patron Award for Painting Phillips’ Mill.

Marla Burke – Photo Popping – Marla has invented her own art form by combining photography and sculpting. It takes her love of nature and passion for photography and gives the photo a unique, three dimensional quality. Each piece is a photo that she has taken and hand sculpted.

Jenny Boccardo –  A lifelong passion for nature influences Jenny’s art work.She finds inspiration in long walks in wild places and the contrast of the textures and colors of nature. Wool felting combines both her love of nature and fibers of the earth. 

Jennifer Frudakis-Petry – Since 1984 Jennifer has been sculpting professionally and teaching sculpture in local art centers. She has been commissioned to create monuments in front of buildings in the Philadelphia and New Jersey area as well as portraits for museums and hospitals. Her unique sculptures are the perfect accent to any garden wall or fence.

Colleen Greene – Fire and Fusion -She is amazed at the process of taking mere shards of transparent, opaque, iridescent and colored glass and firing them in a kiln to create original, exciting effects in functional and decorative fused glass pieces. The reflectiveness and play of light gives each piece an allure and beauty all its own!

Faad Ghoraishi – Influenced by both western and eastern philosophies, Faad is a studio painter and focuses on realism and some abstract works, but with focus on representational style. Faad moved to New Hope, Bucks county in 2016 and since then has been painting local birds and landscapes.

Teresa Davis – A Bucks County resident, Teresa has worked in many mediums. The current series of oil paintings are florals and gardens. She is associated with the Doylestown Art league, the Conservatory Art Guild of Doylestown and serves on the board of the Upstairs Gallery of Peddlers Village, Lahaska, Pa.

David Zimmerman – Local free lance award winning outdoor and sports photographer whose specialty is Birds of Prey including eagles, herons and osprey. 

Sandra Eliot – Sandra is a plein air artist who focuses on drawing inspiration from all things nature. She has participated in many shows and galleries across Bucks County.

Sue Ann Rainey – Rainey Photography – Sue Ann is a lifelong Bucks County artist. She loves finding the beauty in nature, landscapes and architecture and capturing them in photographs and watercolors. She exhibits her fine art photographs and watercolors locally and has won many awards. Her art is currently exhibited at The Upstairs Gallery, Peddler’s Village, Lahaska. 

Srabanti Bhowmik – Earthen Creed is intricately involved in “Wearable Art”. We promote unique jewelry designed and created locally by Nilanjan Bhowmik using metalsmithing, antique watch parts and natural finds and exclusive handloomed scarves designed by Srabanti Bhowmik in collaboration with traditional artists and weavers. 

Jane Ramsey-  Jane is drawn to the emotion of scenes infused with light, shadow and color, and is compelled to paint the vanishing landscapes, pastoral vistas, barns and farms of Bucks County. Jane has participated in many plein air juried art events and group shows in the Mid Atlantic region. She is also an active member of the New Hope Art League and the Bucks County Illustrators Society. We are honored to have Jane paint our signature barn this year!

Cindi Sathra – Bucks County resident, Cindi’s photography challenges people to discover a different part of Bucks County and beyond. Starting with her first camera at the age of 10, Cindi has been photographing for well over 40 years. Photographing nature is her passion.

Marissa Jacobs – “Marissa’s goal with her art is to “build visual connections between people and the environment,” hence calling herself “The Art of Ecology.” She mainly uses photography, which easily lends itself to the “visual connections”. She also uses photos to create conversation-sparking pieces through magnets, resin jewelry, and more

John Mertz – John is a self-taught painter who focuses on oils. He displays his work in the Chapman Gallery (Doylestown) and at the Upstairs Gallery (Peddler’s Village). Though he no longer participates in outdoor shows, his work can frequently be seen at local exhibitions. 

Martha Sperling – Martha is a Bucks County native. Extensively trained in art history in Florence and Paris, she has painted since she was a child. A long time member of the Doylestown Art League, she has had paintings in Ellarslie and Philips Mill as well as shows in New Hope, Lambertville, Yardley and Doylestown. 

Scott Pfundt – Scott is a photographic artist who uses photography to convey a thought or emotion, or to document people and things. He worked as a graphic artist at Columbia, and later earned a considerable reputation as a commercial artist. After a stint as photographer for Temple University, he decided to concentrate of fine art photography. 

George Servais – George has been painting for 15 years. Acrylic is his medium of choice He is currently an instructor at “Artists at the Barn” in Middletown. His work can be viewed at “The Center for the Arts” in Bristol and online.

 Linda Carol Gray –  An artist at heart all of her life, Linda created a business of art in 2001 after a 30 year career in public schools. Having a fascination of letter forms and illustration, Linda Carol Arts is a full services calligraphy design and art studio and for the past 18 years, she has seriously studied hand rendered letter forms under the instruction of calligraphy masters known around the world. 

Kate Schaffner – With almost childlike wonder and excitement, Kate welcomes every opportunity to immerse herself in nature and explore the beauty and discoveries to be found throughout each season. She marvels at the delicate intricacies of flowers and butterflies, the unique colors and markings of birds, the organic textures of plants and trees – and am passionate about capturing God’s artistry in her photography.

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