Your Story and My Art: A Collaboration
Explore different methods by which the author and the artist/graphic designer, working in tandem, can create an attractive literary product. With so many options today there is no reason for a book with poor visual appeal. Whether you have written fiction, non-fiction, a memoir, a children’s book, or a collection of poems, your book can be a source of pride.
Barbara Waterman-Peters, (BFA, Washburn University, MFA, Kansas State University, Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Washburn University) whose award-winning work is in museum, corporate, and private collections. She was a founding member of the Collective Art Gallery (1987-2014) and is a charter member of Circle of 7. She has shown regionally, nationally and internationally in over 275 solo, invitational and juried exhibitions. Waterman-Peters taught at Washburn and Kansas State Universities as well as for Lassen Community College in California. She was the staff artist for the Washburn University Theater from 1999 until 2016. In 2010 she founded STUDIO 831, an artists’ space and gallery in the North Topeka Arts & Entertainment District (NOTO).
She is co-founder of Pen & Brush Press with author Glendyn Buckley. She and Glendyn each received a Children’s Book Award from Kansas Authors Club for their work on their second book, Bird. She writes articles about art and artists for TOPEKA Magazine and other publications.