3 images from my portfolio of folkloric dance images received a Merit Award and will be published in the

Special Issue #86 of B & W + COLOR magazine was published the first week of September 2011.

There were only 67 winners in this category (out of a total of 480 entries comprising 778 portfolios, and approximately 8500 images).


In June 2011, I was an Artist-In-Residence Photographer at the Aspen Guard Station. 

My residency was held at a forest service cabin in the San Juan National Forest above Mancos, CO.

Images from my residency will be in a group exhibition in the Fall of 2012.


Here is an article about the artists who were chosen:

"Program Picks Artists for Aspen Guard Station," Cortez Journal, 4-21-2011


Arts Perspective Magazine Featured Photographer:


"Winter Issue "Motion" Features photographer, Barbara Grist," Arts Prospective, February 16, 2012



 "Best Art Forward"  CLICK HERE

 "Photographer's Eye"  CLICK HERE

 "India Through The Lens"  CLICK HERE




October 6 - November 3, 2012, Olio Wine Bar, Mancos, CO  Fine Art images from Mexico, India and Colorado.

December 15- January 31, 2013, "Spirituality", The Farm Bistro, Cortez, CO


Individual or Group instruction available in various media, including but not limited to:

Beginning & Intermediate Photography

 Archiving & Organizing Files - Creating YOUR Workflow

 Photo Tours

 Primitive Pottery


 Batik & Tie-Dye

 Fused Glass Jewelry

 Silver Clay Jewelry

Contact me and we will put together a class based on your interests!



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 Durango Space, Durango, CO

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