Barbara Powell

Biography

Barbara Powell, originally from Western Massachusetts, received her B.A. from Smith College and later of M. A. from the University of Rhode Island. Barbara’s professional career spans over 25 years in water resources management at the state, county and local level. Throughout this time, she has defined her ceramic skills through classes at Broward College, Palm Beach State College and the Armory Art Center. Barbara has served as past director for the Wellington Art Society and is currently a member in the Ceramic League of Palm Beach, the Woman in the Visual Arts, and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.

Barbara’s work explores a variety of alternative surface treatments to enhance traditional elegant forms with the intention of capturing the viewer’s attention from both a physical and visual perspective.