OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK-Internationally acclaimed artist Barbara Ernst Prey has produced a striking new series of digital prints of her signature watercolors to be issued in limited edition this holiday season. A portion of the proceeds from the series will benefit UNICEF’S Hurricane Matthew relief efforts in Haiti. The hurricane devastated the Caribbean nation in October, nearly 900,000 children are menaced by the hurricane and its dangerous aftermath. Eighty percent of homes in the most affected regions have been damaged or destroyed.
Prey is one of America’s most renowned contemporary artists. Her paintings are in major museum and private collections worldwide including The White House, the Brooklyn Museum, The Smithsonian National Museum of American Art, and the Kennedy Space Center. Celebrities like Tom Hanks and Orlando Bloom own her work. She was commissioned by the President to paint the official White House Holiday Card and by NASA to document space history.
She is a Presidential appointee to the National Council of the Arts, the advisory board to the National Endowment for the Arts. Along with being commissioned by NASA and The White House, Prey serves as an artistic ambassador and her artwork is included in more than 100 embassies and consulates worldwide, through the U.S Art in Embassies program. The New Your Times writes, “Prey is going where icons Rauschenberg and Warhol have gone before.
Born in New York, Barbara Prey is a graduate of Williams College with a Master’s from Harvard University. She was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and a grant from The Henry Luce Foundation. She is an adjunct faculty at Williams College and serves on the Colonial Williamsburg Museum board. She is currently commissioned by MASS MoCA to paint a monumental watercolor for their new building which opens in 2017.
Limited edition prints including Tracery, Watchman, and Twilight, three of Prey’s most sought-after pieces along with 26 others are now available to view and purchase through Barbara Prey Studio online at http://www.barbaraprey.com/ shop/new-digital-prints email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Prints are 28 x 36 / 36 x 28 inches (image size 20 x 28 / 28 x 20 inches) and have a very limited edition of 75 each.
Prints are 28 x 36 / 36 x 28 inches (image size 20 x 28 / 28 x 20 inches) and have a very limited edition of 75 each.