"Art has always been a major part of my life." Artist Barb Lindner is inspired by the natural world surrounding her. From a young age she was mesmerized by colors, textures and patterns. Today she thrills at exploring those elements in her work. Her artwork incorporates an eclectic mix of influences. "I love things that are handmade, imperfect, passionate and beautiful." After graduating from art school where she completed a fine arts foundation curriculum on Display and Design, Barb spent some time traveling in Europe, becoming inspired by the new cultures and art that surrounded her.