Stacy Barter's Oil Paintings depict her intense fascination with light and atmosphere. "I am constantly striving to capture depth and dimension in my oil paintings. Working from life, whether it's from flowers or a model is exhilarating and ever changing. This is my passion, life dedication and contribution". Best in Show Winner of the most prestigious International Competition and 2 year US Museum Tour. Stacy contributed the following correspondence http://www.blossomartcompetition.com/
In her 20 years as a full time professional painter--Stacy has won many top awards in some of the most important organizations and exhibitions and is part of entertainment/celebrity and museum collections.
Here is a partial list.
- Best in Show $25,000 award Blossom-Art of Flower International Exhibition and 2 year United States museum tour.
- Best in Show American Artists Professional League, NYC
- 2 time winner American Artists Professional League-Grand National Exhibition in NYC for the Helen DeCozen Award (74th and 82nd Annual Event) Salon International Jury's Top 50 Ribbon
- Best in Oil or Acrylic Award and Mayor's Choice Award-Carmel Art Festival, CA
- Selected "Best of Worldwide Oil Artists and Artisans"
- Naples Museum of Art--Florida Contemporary Exhibition
2018 – Carmel Plein Air Juried Painting Competition, California **Artists Choice Award**
2018 – Oil Painters of America Salon Show of Traditional Oils —Crooked Tree Arts Center, Michigan
2018 – Carmel Plein Air Juried Painting Competition, California
2018 – American Impressionist Society Small Works Showcase, Greenwich House Gallery, Cincinnati
2018 – Exhibition: Vernissage Celebrating the Nude, Winter Park, FL
2018 – Orlando Nude Nite Exhibiton
2018 – Exhibition: Winter Garden Art Assocition, SoBo Gallery, Winter Garden, FL
2018 – American Impressionist Society Small Works Showcase Juried Exhibition, Greenwich House Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
2017 – National Oil/Acrylic Painters Society International Exhibit
2017 – Winner American Artists Professional League, 89th Grand National Exhibition, NYC The John R. Grabach Memorial Award
2017 – Exhibiting National Oil & Acrylic Painters Association, Cathy Kline Gallery MO
2017 – Exhibiting with Turner Center for the Arts in Valdosta Georgia, Plantation Series
2017 – Accepted Nude Nite Exhibition
2016 – Accepted for Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Exhibition, Cincinnati
2016 – First Place Winner Carmel Art Festival and Plein Air Competition
2016 – Plein Air Instructor Provence France at Luxury 12th century chateau with private chef
(plan now for 2017)
2016 – First Place Award, Winter Park Paint Out Quick Draw
2016 – Accepted for Oil Painters of America National Exhibition
2016 – Accepted Orlando Nude Nite Exhibition
2015 – Award of Excellence Figurative Oil Painters of America Salon Show
2015 – Accepted American Impressionist Society 16th National Exhibition
2015 – Added to the permanent collection of the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden
2015 – Elected to membership in the prestigious Plein Air Painters of the Southeast
2015 – Solo Exhibition, University Club of Winter Park Fl
2015 – Accepted for 2015 Casa Feliz Exhibition titled "There's No Place Like Home"
2015 – Accepted to both Orlando and Tampa Nude Nite Exhibitions
Stacy resides in Winter Park, with her husband Terry and teaches workshops and is on Senior Faculty with Crealde' School of Art.
Stacy Barter videos – FREE
Plein Air: A Painter's Life:CLICK HERE
Plein Air Painters of the Southeast: CLICK HERE
Stacy Barter Painting Demonstration: YOUTUBE LINK