Barbara Austin: Artist in Collages
BIOGRAPHY OF THE ARTIST.
The artist, a naturalized citizen, grew up in London, England. She has lived and worked in Orange County for over 20 years and currently resides in Costa Mesa.
A teacher of Drama, History and English, she took her first art class in her late 30’s. Her passion grew, and experimenting in a variety of mediums, developed a love of pen and ink, and found true expression in photographic collage.
The photographs that form her collages span 3 decades and 3 continents, forming a large body of work entitled