top of page

Barbara A. McLean, a seasoned artist and a dedicated resident of Centre Hastings, currently calls the picturesque town of Madoc, Ontario, her home. Born and raised in the vibrant west end of Toronto, in the Etobicoke area, her artistic journey has taken her on a path of exploration and creation that spans across diverse landscapes.

Barbara’s artistic endeavors predominantly focus on abstract expressions through the use of acrylics, watercolors, mixed media, and the captivating world of flow art. Her artistic journey has been a long and rewarding one, marked by participation in juried exhibitions, where her work has been warmly embraced. She has also shared her knowledge and passion by conducting workshops.

As a dedicated member of both the Belleville Art Association and the Sterling Group of 11 Art Club, Barbara has been able to foster artistic growth and connect with fellow artists who share her passion. Throughout her career, she has had the privilege of studying under the guidance of renowned artists, an experience that has enriched her understanding and expertise in the world of art.

What drives Barbara's creative spirit is the fascination with the development of abstract design. Her art serves as a canvas for the expression of beauty and emotion, where color and the interplay of acrylics, ink, and watercolor converge to form captivating and evocative compositions.

Through her art, Barbara A. McLean invites you to experience the enchantment of abstraction, the allure of color, and the transformative power of creativity. Each stroke of her brush and blend of colors tells a story, and it's an invitation for you to embark on a journey of discovery.

Barbara's ultimate goal as an artist is to inspire her audience to perceive beauty in the unconventional, to discover art in unexpected places. Her work, imbued with her unique vision and artistic sensibilities, invites viewers to embark on a journey of exploration, to see the world through a different lens, and to find the extraordinary in the seemingly ordinary.

bottom of page