Barbara (Rose) McConkey's Profile
I am a dreamer, explorer, designer, and creator.
I am a mixed media artist.
My love of art began at an early age with crayons, glue and popsicle sticks – basic tools of any young artist. My passion grew as I became aware of each new artistic medium. Over time, a wide variety of creative pursuits would busy my hands and spark my imagination.
As a young adult, I began what would become a successful career in graphic design. While confident in my professional life, I struggled privately to "find myself" as an artist. In my free time I studied painting, photography, feltmaking, sculpture, pottery and digital art -- and while searching for that one special medium I could call my own, I fell in love with them all.
Over the years, I have collected antique and vintage jewelry and have a special love...
- Joined February 19, 2009