Stacy Barter's oil paintings depict her intense fascination with light and atmosphere. "I am constantly striving to capture depth and dimension in my oil paintings. Working from life, whether it's from flowers or a model is exhilarating and ever changing." "This is my passion, life dedication and contribution". Blossom Art of Flowers 2nd Competition and Exhibition is in the process and Stacy contributed the following correspondence for their newsletter http://www.blossomartcompetition.com/
Stacy will exhibit in the 2013 Oil Painter's of America Eastern Regional Exhibition with her piece Grandma's Blue and White Pitcher, 2013 Honorable Mention at the Carmel Art Festival, 2013 Finalist, February in the Raymar 7th Annual Art Competition. Accepted to the 2013 Oil Painters of America, First Annual Salon Show, with her piece "Pickin` Punkins". 2nd Place 2012 National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society Selected to Exhibit in the 2013 Salon International with her piece Follow the Leader. Jury Top 60 Award. Stacy has been selected as a 2012 Raymar Finalist with her painting "Morning at Thunderhole" and has been selected for the Allied Artists of America, 99th Annual Exhibition at the National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park, NYC. and the American Women Artists 2012 National Juried Competition Show in Arizona. Stacy will Exhibit work in both the 2012 Oil Painter's of America Eastern Regional Exhibition and the 2012 American Women's Juried Competition. Stacy will exhibit her piece, Tiny Dancer at the 2012 Scottsdale Salon of Fine Art http://www.scottsdalesalonoffineart.com/category/artists-and-artwork and Peonies, Lilies and Roses at the 2012 Salon International Exhibition http://www.greenhousegallery.com/si/ where she was awarded the Jury's Top 50 Ribbon. She won the Mayors Choice Award and Best of Oil or Acrylic Award at the 19th Annual Carmel Art Festival 2012 as a juried plein aire painter and the 2012 Susan Kathleen Black Foundation Artist Workshop in Dubois, Wyoming as a special guest instructor. She has been selected as a Raymar Finalist with her painting of Fellow Painter-Bill Orr. Stacy has been selected for the Crealde School of Art, 2012 Director's Choice Exhibition. Stacy has also been selected to exhibit at the 2011 Laumeister Fine Art Competition in Vermont and the 2011 Florida Museum of Women Artists Exhibition. Stacy will have a one man show at the University Club in Winter Park, Florida July, 2011. Stacy will exhibit in the 2011 Salon International with her piece "Drifting Off " and will exhibit in the 2011 Oil Painter's of America National Exhibition with her piece "Piano Forte" and 2011 Naples Museum of Art -Florida Contemporary 2011 Exhibition with her piece "Subtle Light, Delicate Turns" and will participate for the second year in a row at the Carmel Art Festival where she will plein air paint views of Carmel California and also spend time with her new Galerie Julianne in Carmel. Stacy Exhibited in the 2010 American Artists Professional League 82nd Grand National Exhibition in NYC where she one the prestigious Helen DeCozen Award for a Floral. Stacy's work was featured at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts, along with Gregg Kreutz, where she won Best of Show for the 2010 Mount Dora Paint Out. Stacy has been busy studying, drawing and painting the human figure, with her painting "In Front of My Studio Window" accepted for Exhibition at The Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, 114th Annual Open Exhibition at the National Arts Club, New York, and "In the Studio with Jenny" accepted into the 2010 Salon International held in San Antonio, Texas. Stacy has been accepted to exhibit at the 2010 Oil Painters of America National Exhibition held at The Legacy Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her piece, Camellias and Leaves on Grandma's Chinese Table Scarf. Stacy will be teaching both a Still Life and Figurative class or workshop this fall at Crealde School of Art. Stacy has been selected for "Best of Worldwide Oil Artists and Artisans 2010. Stacy won 2nd Place at the 2009 Crescent Beach Paint Out. The Museum presentation of Stacy's work, Spring 2009, at the Schacknow Museum of Fine Arts was a smashing success, attracting patrons of all ages from the southeast. Stacy enjoyed studying with Master Painter Huihan Liu, summer 2009, at his home studio in San Francisco.
Stacy is featured in the November 2008 edition of "The Artist's Magazine" "Stacy Barter Masterly Strokes" and includes an online progressional of her painting at www.artistsnetwork.com/article/barter-demo. In September 2008 Stacy was honored with a One Man Show at the cherished Casa Feliz in Winter Park, Florida, where her work made national headlines with a two day opening reception. Stacy has been acknowledged in August and June 2007 and January 2008 publications by SouthWest Art, with the latest article pointing to her as one of "10 Artists to Watch, Our picks for 10 promising talents to keep an eye on this year". In January 2008 she was one of 5 Artists invited to Show at the prestigious Rosalind Club. Stacy has continued to grow through her ongoing study with Master Painters. She attended the acclaimed Palette & Chisel in Chicago summer 2006 and in summer 2007 Studio Incaminati in Philadelphia. In fall 2007 she was a guest at the Sixth Annual Susan K Black Foundation Art Conference and Workshop in Dubois Wyoming. Stacy Barter won the prestigious Best in Show $25,000 award in the 2007/2009 Blossom--Art of Flowers National Exhibition and United States Tour. This competition was promoted worldwide and attracted 1742 entries from 14 countries. Sixty-one pieces were selected by a distinguished panel of eight judges including museum and independent curators, nationally known artists, and the editor-in-chief of American Artist Magazine. Featured Artist by Festival of Orchestras 2007
presentation of the National Orchestra of Wales. Featured in American Art Collector Magazine, May 2006 with Salon International article. Selected for Best in America: Oil Artists and Artisans 2006, premier juried art book. Stacy received the Jury Top 50 Award at the 2005 International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art, Salon International. Stacy won Best in Painting in Show - Any Medium at the 76th Annual American Artists Professional League Grand National Exhibition held at the Salmugundi Club in New York City. She also received the Oil Painter's of America Award of Excellence at the Eastern Regional Juried Exhibition in November, and the Award of Excellence for Best Still Life at the June 2004 National Oil Painter's of America Exhibition. She was selected as a back-to-back finalist in the Artist's Magazine 2002 and 2003 Annual Art Competitions out of 13,000 entries. Her work is included in the permanent collection of The Gulf Coast Museum of Art, and various celebrity homes. Stacy exhibited in both the 106th Annual Catharine Lorillard Wolfe and the 74th American Artists Grand National Exhibitions in New York City, where she received the Helen DeCozen Award for 'My Birthday Roses'. Her paintings were included in both the 72nd Annual Hudson Valley Art Exhibition and the International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art, Salon International.
She resides in Orlando, Florida with her husband Terry and teaches workshops and is on Senior Faculty with Crealde' School of Art in Winter Park.