Piece description from the artist
During a trip the Cotswolds in England, I came upon this charming and historical stone cottage named Rose Cottage. I was struck by its beautiful restoration and curb appeal. Standing in front of this cottage made me feel transported back to centuries ago in England. I could imagine an entire community of such houses.
Barbara Markoff is a nature photographer, corporate art consultant, author, and educator residing in San Diego, California. When approaching her photographic subjects, she moves methodically seeking unique colors and patterns which represent the beauty and nuances of nature. Her work has two distinct styles which are Landscapes and macro imagery.
Barbara is a world traveler, and her photographs reflect the beauty and uncluttered designs found in nature. Her work can be found in many corporate and healthcare collections in California.
She holds a BFA in Ceramics and a MA in Art Therapy. As an art consultant, Barbara focuses on placing artwork in healthcare environments to add solace, alleviate stress, and promote healing. She is the author of the book "Becoming An Art Consultant, The Handbook for Corporate Art Consultation," which is available on Amazon. Barbara teaches classes on the subject of art consultation at the West Coast Art and Frame Expo, the premier venue for picture framing education in the United States.