Barbara Pliskin lived in Florida her entire life before moving to Silver Spring, Maryland in 2006.
She was the Medical Illustrator for the U. of Miami, School of Medicine for 6 years and following that she spent the next 30 years as an art teacher with Dade County Public Schools.
She has been involved in many forms of art with a concentration in painting and later in metals. Her work was shown and sold in South Florida. She is now metalsmithing and painting in Maryland. Barbara has often incorporated her knowledge of human anatomy in both her paintings and metalwork creating organic works. She attempts to let the medium she’s working with lead her in an effort to create a piece.
She has a BFA in Fine Art and an MS in Education. Her work was shown at Florida International University and Bay Harbor Galleries. Ms. Pliskin exhibited at the Waverly Street Gallery in Bethesda where she was a member for six years and in March, 2018 had a group show at Gallery B in Bethesda, Maryland.Several of her paintings were included in an exhibit in the Gloucester Arts on Main Gallery in Gloucester, VA
for the month of May, 2018.