Hello and Welcome to my Art World!


My name is Barbara Simpson. I am a Canadian Artist and since 1998 I have been painting 'originals-only' in the acrylic medium. There are no prints in my work. My work is about colour and the relationship among colours. My work appears unrepresentative, even random, at times, but a balanced composition clearly planned, for any subject I paint. I have had several exhibitions, and continue to evolve my art practice. I am grateful for my following and active loyal art collectors, in North America and Europe - Thank you to all!!

My work fluctuates between impressionism and abstract, each one challenging and rewarding in its own way. I love the historical techniques of painting from great painting masters: Georgia O'Keeffe, Emily Carr, Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin and Vincent Van Gogh, and at times desire the kind of focus it brings me. In contrast, my abstract work allows me to be flexible and express myself to work more spontaneously with vibrant and evocative imagination, which I also need at times.

My online portfolio comprises of original fine art for your home or office, your environment. Choose among picturesque Canadian, American and Mexican water/landscapes, amorous flowers, spirited abstracts, and other themes that grab my zest for life. Each painting I consider a masterpiece and each in its own right. I am open to painting a multitude of subjects and have a connection to many styles and techniques, while being my authentic self. All commission work is considered, and completed on a first-come, first-serve, basis. There is much art to peruse on my website for I am always painting, and my story to read -  it has been an exciting couple of decades to date, so far. Enjoy my Art World!

Always with inspiration and creatively yours,
- Barbara Simpson


Community Involvement

 My Mom and Dad taught me when I was a young child, 'Where this is a will, there is a way.' And how true that is!! This could be  for anything, including helping others. Read more here of some of the wonderful experiences I have had by means of helping through my art. - Barbara Simpson


ORIGINAL PAINTINGS FOR COLLECTION

You will not find any prints in any of my work - originals-only. Select from the image themes that follow or from the Gallery drop down above.



Questions for the Artist? Contact here.

"I am the proud owner of “January Sunset Over Zephyrhills” I received this painting as a gift from someone very special to me, as the painting holds very sentimental value to me personally. Looking at this painting ..."

T.M., New Art Collector, Hamilton Ontario, July 20, 2019



Barbara's Mid-August Spotlight

The back story: Floral delights and family time, two of my favourite things in the world. Feeding positively into one other's energy, sunshine for one another, inspiration all around, this painting came to be and hence its' title.

HAPPINESS IS (TIME SPENT WITH YOU), 36"x30" (2006)
acrylic/gloss varnish on gallery-wrapped canvas
unframed/ready to hang
unveiled and available for collection
Price: $2,700.00

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Originals-Only (no prints) since 1998


"I feel blessed to be the proud owner of many of Barbara's paintings!"

V.P., Art Collector, Calgary Alberta, May 2019

COSMIC PASSION, 24x36, acrylic on gallery-wrapped canvas; owned by Collectors. This painting was also featured in Southwest Art Magazine (2007).

LOYAL COLLECTORS IN 5 COUNTRIES

AUGUST VIEW - WOOD LAKE I, 16x20, acrylic on gallery-wrapped canvas; owned by new Collectors.

OVER 600+ ORIGINAL PAINTINGS TO DATE

IRIS FOR DEBORAH, 11x14, acrylic on gallery-wrapped canvas; commissioned work  and owned by Collectors.

ESTABLISHED IN JANUARY 1998, CALGARY ALBERTA