Barbara B.Schaeffer


This page was created by me, Barbara's husband, as a tribute to her amazing spirit and talent in spite of being severely handicapped by Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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Barbara painted a scene for her granddaughters's Bat Mitzvahs. It was used as part of the invitations.


She has been a Watercolorist since 1992. Prior to that she worked with oils and pastels.


She studied with the following artists in group classes: Ted Betts, John Young, Deborah Ellis, Gwen Bragg, Judy Wengrovitz, Jane Simanis, Helen Dilly Barsalou, Margaret Kranking, Dr. Ed Longley,Frances Cole and currently with Ruth Bird.


Member the  Rossmor Art Guild and  Olney Art Association. In 2012 Barbara's Paintings went to the dogs                     

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    To Visit her Family Page Click      Here                                                                                                         


   To Visit our Daughter's? Page Click Here

To read the article about Barbara in "Arthritis Today" Click here

Her Painting of "The Hawk" is on the cover of a later edition

In January , 2001 she sent a letter to the editor of the magazine to update her? life with Rheumatoid Arthritis Click Here

In April, 2002 She sent a follow up letter to the editor of the magazine on her battle with Rheumatoid ArthritisClickHere  

Her Second Magazine Cover and the painting as it appeared
in the magazine,"Consultant Pharmacist"

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The Third Magazine Cover and the painting as it appeared in the magazine.

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The Fourth Magazine Cover and inside artwork

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Fifth Magazine Cover and inside artwork



To see some of her more recent artwork click here

She has   incorporated prints of these and other Watercolors and Collages on to informal note paper and these are available, with envelopes, for purchase.

To view the paintings individually
and/or to purchase note cards


For information E-Mail Me at