Barbara Teusink is an award-winning artist with oil paintings hanging in private collections across the US. A Crooked Creek Art League Master Artist, she has won multiple First Place awards as well as numerous other awards in local and regional competitions. She is a juried in member of Oil Painters of America.
In her youth, Barbara loved drawing and other creative pursuits. However, in college she took the “sensible” route and earned a business degree. Her artistic pursuits were put on hold during her many years of working a demanding career in education technology. Upon retirement, Barbara decided to rekindle her creative side and took up painting.
A big believer in the power of community in both art and life, Barbara is very active in the Crooked Creek Art League. A multiple-term past president, she currently runs the digital presence for CCAL as well as planning and managing the League’s projects placing community art all around Chapin.
Barbara’s subjects include still life, floral, portrait, animals and landscape. A contemporary realist, she strives to capture and preserve the fleeting moments of life; an expression, the light, the season, a striking arrangement, or scene. Barbara accepts commissions. She loves working with clients
to help bring their memories and ideas to life in a custom painting. She also offers private lessons and mentoring for aspiring artists.
Gallery Cover Artwork:
"Dew It Again"
Award Winner: First Place Masters Division, 2022 CCAL Juried Show
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Original Oil on stretched canvas 11x14 Winner: > Mrs. WJ Whitener Award, Union County Arts Council 2022 SOLD, Prints Available
Original Oil on Gessobord Panel 12x24 Award Winner: First Place - Masters Division, 2022 Crooked Creek Art League Juried Show SOLD
Original Oil on Stretched Canvas 25.5 x 32.5 x 2 in in gray brown frame Awards Winner: Chapin Christian Gymnastics Award, 2022 Crooked Creek Art League Annual Show $750
Original Oil on Canvas 18 x 36 SOLD Merit Award, 2019 SC State Fair S&S Destination Award, 2020 CCAL Annual Juried Show
Original Oil on panel 16 x 16 Prints Available > 16 x 16 Giclee Prints: on stretched canvas $70 on archival paper $45 > 12 x 12 Giclee Prints: on stretched canvas $50 on archival paper $35 > Smaller sizes available upon request Winner: 1st Place - Masters Division, 2021 CCAL Juried Show
Original Oil on Canvas 18 x 36 Prints Available Giclee prints: on stretched canvas $175 on rolled canvas $125 on paper $105 (smaller sizes available on request)
Original Oil on Stretched Canvas 27.75 x 39.75 x 1 in frame $825 in gold brown wood frame
Original Oil on Canvas 16 x 40 SOLD Winner: Member's Choice Award, 2021 CCAL Juried Show
Original Oil on wood panel 9 x 12 $225 in black frame Custom Commissioned Pet Portraits Welcomed
Original Oil on Canvas 8x8 plus frame $225 in floating goal frame
"Heart of Fire" Winner: > Postcard Award, 2019 CCAL Juried Show > Merit Award 2019 SC State Fair > 2nd Place Award, Jerry's Artarama April Showers Bring May Flowers Contest Oil on Panel 16" x 16" Prints Available
Original Oil on Mounted Canvas 7.5 x 7.5 x 1.5 in frame $150 in floating gold frame