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“Dune Shadow” First Place in Cape Cod Art Center’s “All New England” Show, October 2020

Smooth Sailing, oil 20x20
Regretfully South Coasts Artists had to cancel their 2020 Open Studio Tour

Experience  South Coast Artists Virtual Tour September 19+20, please contact me if you interested in seeing some artwork in person, always creating new paintings.

Great students at my Layering for Glowing Color Workshop in 
February , 2020 at
Manchester Art Association in CT

Manchester Art Association Workshop Barbara Edlund Healy
catboat painting

“Windward Tack” oil on vintage wooden rudder was my donation to Westport River Watershed Alliance’s winter art show at Shattuck’s Gallery. The silent auction supports their education program.

Quiet Anticipation oil,20x20 sold

I will be painting an oil painting demo in Connecticut at Manchester Art Association
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm, at the auditorium of the Arbors, 403 West Center Street, Manchester CT, FREE – public welcome

“Shifting Light” honorable mention in Cape Cod Art “Class Act” show January 2020

“Shifting Shadows” accepted into Cape Cod Art’s “All New England” juried show in October 2019

Mural painted on the floor of Westport River Watershed Alliance’s new building at Head of Westport. Getting the map accurate on a 40-foot floor in cement paint was a challenge!

Westport River Watershed Alliance new building

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Wet Paint Padanaram Harbor was a beautiful day painting with other artists. Awarded 2nd place.

Teaching 2 classes at Dartmouth Cultural Center. “Padanaram Capturing Evening Light” Sunday September 15th and “Painting Oils in Glowing Color” Wednesday Evenings: September 18, 25 October 2, 9

detail “Afterglow” oil 16×40

Thank you to everyone that visited in July and August on the SCA OPEN STUDIO TOUR

Art from South Coast Artists together at Gallery at 4. I have 3 paintings in the show.

South Coast Artists Invitational Show at Gallery 4

“Art Week on the Road” digital billboards with my painting “Summer Dreaming” one of 12 to advertise Art Week in Massachusetts. Honored to have my painting chosen, thank you Marion Art Center!



sailboat painting on oar

My donation to Westport River Watershed Alliance’s Oar and Paddle Show at Shattuck gallery. Silent auction benefits their education programs.


Evening Silence

“Shore Trip” paintings at South Windsor Public Library February 2019. Meet the artist February 3rd. I will be painting an acrylic landscape.




egret painting

I was honored to win Honorable Mention for my “On the Wind” at Cape Cod Art Centers’ Fall Show.





Barbara Healy painting Bristol County Savings Bank

Bristol County Savings Bank bought 3 reproductions of my paintings for their new bank in the Candleworks building in  New Bedford Whaling National Park.  I was invited to their grand opening.  

My painting “Ernestina Dawn” is upstairs if you visit.



Marion Art Center, Spring, 2018 with artist Sharlie Sudduth.         I had over 30 paintings in the show.



swan painting

My painting Ruffled Feathers at Attleboro Art Museum Flower Show, March 2018




South Coast Artists Open Studio Tour brochure

Catch the Wind” won 3rd place in South Coast Artist’s 2017 Contest. SCA uses winners in their Open Studio Tour promotional material. My painting looks great on the cover of the SCA Open Studio Tour brochure !
















Cuttyhunk Plein Air, 2017 purchase prize



Sailing into Cuttyhunk” won 3rd place in the inaugural 2016 Cuttyhunk Plein Air, with 40 artists taking part in the event. 

I also sold my painting to an islander.  Cuttyhunk is such a special place you cannot help being inspired.