Barbara Wirkus

Backstage

Through Dec 30, 2015

Barbara4Barbara works primarily with black and white film and maintains her own darkroom.

Her solo shows: “Scattergories”, “Child of My Child”, “Asbury Park-Boardwalk”, “Winter Garden” and “Portfolio”.

Group shows include: Westfield Art Association, Milburn Camera Club, Union County Juried Art Show, Elizabeth Arts Council, Les Malamut Art Gallery, ASMP-NJ 8th Annual Juried Show, Contemporary Art Group.

She has received numerous awards for her photography including: Top Award, Milburn Camer Club, Honorable Mention, Les Malamut Member Show, First Place, Third Place, Honorable Mention, Union County Senior Art Exhibits, Third Place, Honorable Mention Roselle Park Art Festivals, Second Place Union Festival-on-the-Green, Award of Merit, Award of Excellence, Westfield Art Association.

Barbara has also been a judge for the Teen Arts Festival, and the Hudson Artists of New Jersey.

She is the curator of the Les Malamut Art Gallery, Union, and the Gallery-on-the-Boulevard, Kenilworth.

She has studied with photographer Donald Lokuta at Kean University, Ward Brenckman of Union County College and did tutorials with Nancy Ori. Workshops have included: NJ Photography Forum, Country Workshop with Brian Lav, and the Nikon School in New York City.

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