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Stacy Barter

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Stacy Barter’s Oil Paintings depict her intense fascination with light and atmosphere. She is constantly striving to capture depth and dimension in her oil paintings, along with accuracy and light. Working from life, whether it’s outside painting a landscape, or in studio, painting fresh flowers or working with a model is her true passion.

In her 25 years as a full-time professional artist, Stacy has won many top awards in some of the most important organizations and exhibitions in the country and is part of entertainment/celebrity and museum collections.

Stacy teaches workshops throughout the country as well as internationally and is on Senior Faculty at Crealdé School of Art. Her own learning, growth and development are of utmost importance to her as well and she seeks out study with Master Painters she holds in high regard.

In addition to showing ongoing in galleries throughout the country, Stacy has exhibited in many national exhibitions as a member of the Plein Air Painters of the Southeast, Oil Painters of America, The Portrait Society of America, The Impressionists Society of America, The National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society and has won numerous awards in the process. Here are a few of her prized acknowledgements.

2020 Awarded Signature Status, American Artist’s Professional League
2020 Awarded Signature Status, National Oil Painters of America
2020 Third Place Award, Oil Painters of America, Fall Online Showcase, Signature Status
2020 Finalist, Portrait Society of America, Members Only Competition
2020 Honorable Mention, American Impressionists Society, National Exhibition
2020 Award of Excellence, National Oil and Acrylic Painter’s Society
2020 Best Floral Award, American Artists Professional League, Grand National Exhibition
2020 Award of Excellence, Combined Division, Oil Painters of America, International Wet Paint Competition
2020 Judges Choice Award of Excellence, Maitland Art Festival
2019 9th Place, Portrait Society of America, Member’s Only Show, Non-Commissioned Portrait Category
2019 4th Place, Portrait Society of America, Member’s Only Show, Still Life Category
2019 Best in Show – It’s Only Human, The Figure in Art Exhibition, Crealdé School of Art
2019 Best of Category, Maitland Art Festival
2019 Best in Two-Dimensional Work – Naples National Art Show
Artist’s Choice Award – 2018 Carmel Art Festival, Plein Aire Competition
Best in Show $25,000 award Blossom-Art of Flower International Exhibition and Museum Tour
John R. Grambach Memorial Award for Artistic Excellence at the American Artists Professional League, 89th Annual Grand National Exhibition

Award of Distinction – 2017 Naples National Art Show
Award of Excellence – 2017 Maitland Rotary Art Festival
First Place, Carmel Art Festival and Plein Aire Competition, 2016
First Place Award, Winter Park Paint Out Quick Draw, 2016
Best in Show American Artists Professional League, NYC
Award of Excellence for Best Figurative, Oil Painters of America Salon Show, 2015
Best in Oil or Acrylic Award and Mayor’s Choice Award, Carmel Art Festival, 2014
Two-time winner for Best Floral, American Artists Professional League (74th and 82nd Annual Events)
Best in Show 8th Annual Ray Mar Art Contest for November 2014
Two Merit Awards, Members Only Show, Executive Director Pick – Portrait Society of America, 2013
Permanent collection, Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden
Permanent collection of The Gulf Coast Museum of Art and Leepa Rattner Museum

Ginger Jar and Pale Roses. 9x12 Oil
In Full Bloom. 10x20 Oil.
Wrapped in Satin. 20x24 Oil.
Light From Above. 20x24 Oil.
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