BMFA Artist Directory

Barbara Pearn


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Barbara Pearn was born in Stratford, Ontario and grew up on a farm near Fullerton. Barbara took up watercolours as a teenager and early sales encouraged her to keep painting.

Barbara began her own successful graphic design business ColourPix, in 1998. Her graphic design work helped fine tune her colour knowledge and composition skills. Starting in 2005 she began to publish The Art Map, an annual guide showcasing regional artists, art galleries and art shows, until 2020.

She has participated in many local art shows in Grey and Bruce and is an active member of the local arts community. She is currently represented by the Matilda Swanson Gallery in Clarksburg and Garage 13 in Eugenia. She is currently a member of the Blue Mountain Foundation of the arts, in Collingwood.

Her work is in private collections in Canada, United States as well as in England.

She currently lives in Grey County.