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Featuring the Work of Barbara Mulleneaux

   About Barbara

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  • Purple Prickly - Oil on Linen - 8x6

    Purple Prickly
    Oil on Linen
    $ 395

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About Barbara Mulleneaux

Barbara moved from southern California to Arizona in 1994 with her husband and two daughters. Being a self-taught artist, Barbara reminds us that doesn't mean "no art education". Barbara has taken (and continues) to participate in classes and workshops with some our nation's finest plein air painters and recognized artists as well as studying art history. She joined the Tucson Plein Air Painters Society in 2002. She was hooked! After years of following trails and picking bugs off her panel, Barbara still prefers to paint outdoors- especially with her Golden Retriever, Charlie. Barbara's works are very expressive with color and texture. She uses pallet knives. "I like to use the pallet knife. It is kind of like sculpting with paint!"

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Maynard Dixon Camp Out

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The Dixon Camp Out is much more than just an art show. In fact, it's not really an art "show" at all. This event is a gathering of artists, collectors, community, and friends who love art.

The guiding principles of the event are two fold: we want to help artists in America and we want to ensure the viability of historic preservation. We are deeply connected to the art of Maynard Dixon and his contributions to American art. But rather than focusing solely on the beloved paintings of Maynard Dixon, we focus on the "art spirit" and intention of Maynard Dixon, the artist, poet, and whole person. In choosing to remember Dixon this way, we believe his legacy becomes even more meaningful when it is illuminated by the artists who are living and making art in 2017.

The camp out is one of our major fundraising events to support the Thunderbird Foundation for the Arts. In bringing serious collectors to this event, we help the artists on the forefront of American art continue to thrive, and we fulfill our mission for historic preservation. All art sales from Dixon Country Camp Out directly fund the artists as well as the annual operating budget of the Thunderbird Foundation for the Arts and the Maynard Dixon Living History Museum.



We strongly believe in the importance of preserving Dixon's historical property, and the need for sharing it with other artists. We want to ensure that future generations will understand and benefit from everything we do at the Dixon property, which is why we continue to produce the Maynard Dixon Country event, host artist retreats, mount major shows for local artists, and host art workshops.

This promises to be a very exciting show and sale. All of the art listed can be purchased immediately by clicking on the artist's name which will take you to the available art. When you fill out the "Intent to Purchase" form you will receive a link for immediate purchase.



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