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Artist Biography:

Barbe Tarantino, M Ed., PCEAT
Artist / Teacher / Person-Centered Expressive Art Therapist

Barbe started her educational journey in 1971 with the prospect of becoming an Art Therapist. She obtained a BS in Special Education from The College of St. Rose, Albany, NY, a Masters of Education from Keene State College, Keene, NH and worked with the NH Institute on Disability training New Hampshire teachers, future teachers, and students in Inclusionary Education practices for students with disabilities.

Barbe left her counseling and adjunct faculty positions at Keene State College to pursue her passion for creating art and studied art and the healing arts with various New England Art Institutions. She received certification from the Stillpoint School of Integrative Life Healing with Meredith Young-Sowers, the Person Centered Expressive Art Therapy for Healing and Social Change through Saybrook University, CA, and Reiki Levels I & II. Her goal is to help women & men heal through their personal creations of Intuitive Art.

In 2001, Barbe co-founded the Walpole Artisans, who have a studio tour every year. She works and resides in Jensen Beach, FL. and Hudson Falls, NY. Her watercolor paintings have been exhibited and displayed in galleries and private homes across the United States. She is an active member of the Ft. Pierce Art Club. A Facilitator and Board member of the Veteran Spouse Project, a non-profit that helps give voice to the experiences of Veteran Spouses through creative expression workshops. She is a Parent Group Facilitator for Family Promise of Martin Co. FL. A non-profit providing assistance to at risk families for the prevention of homelessness.

Major Exhibitions:

* 2021 Flamingos In Bloom Benefit, Ft. Pierce, FL
* 2021 Rooster in The Garden, Ft. Pierce, FL
* 2017 Burdick's - Walpole, NH
* 2009 Walpole Artisan's Tour - Walpole, NH
* 2009 Walpole Artisan's Exhibit - Burdick's, NH
* 2009 The Flower Show - The Grafton Vermont Nature Museum
* 2008 Walpole Artisan's Tour - Walpole, NH
* 2007 The Sacred: Vessels of Spirit and Meaning, VT
* 2007 Walpole Artisan's Tour - Walpole, NH
* 2006 Religious & Spiritual Art Exhibit, NY
* 2006 Textiles & Textures of Washington County, NY
* 2006 Watercolors & Watergardens - Burdick's, NH
* 2006 Walpole Artisan's Tour - Walpole, NH
* 2005 The Rockingham Arts & Museum Project Art Exhibition , VT
* 2005 Flowers, Fruit & Art - Burdick's, NH
* 2005 Walpole Artisan's Tour - Walpole, NH
* 2004 Spring Florals - Burdick's, NH
* 2004 Walpole Artisan's Tour - Walpole, NH
* 2003 Weathered Garden Urn. Moravian, NYC, NY.
* 2003 Walpole Artisan's Tour - Walpole, NH

Barbe Tarantino | Artist / Teacher / Person-Centered Expressive Art Therapist | btarantino @ msn.com
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