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Barbara Nance 8469 Barbara Nance creates in many media, from words to canvas to stone to metal, and the results deliver charm, decoration and adornment.

Her imaginative mind wanders from idea to creation. Here we reap the results.

For those interested in her art work, please visit http://barbarananceart.com/

Her opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Grant County Beat.

Quail Charisma

Quail Charisma

By Barbara Jorgen Nance

The male Gambel's quail displays the charismatic presence of a king dressed in his elegant robe. He wears a crown of burnt orange and white feathers with black top knot. The Qu-- Continue reading

WWll Parachuters in Palm Springs ll

WWll Parachuters in Palm Springs ll

By Barbara Jorgen Nance

Nicknamed the "Battling Buzzards," the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team from WWll, were the true beautiful people in Palm Springs recently. I was honored, along with my m-- Continue reading

Kiss a Frog

Kiss a Frog

By Barbara Jorgen Nance

There’s a frumpy frog on a log, chanting his unambitious ribbet, ribbet, ribbet. Who would ever imagine a prince to be found beneath that slimy, grey-green skin? If yo-- Continue reading

Ode To The Wind

Ode To The Wind

By Barbara Jorgen Nance
 
Swirling in circles like Van Gogh stars. Howling like a wild animal in the night. Always announcing its arrival with gusto. The wind comes in many shapes and yet it-- Continue reading

Wrinkle Remedy

Wrinkle Remedy

By Barbara Jorgen Nance

Snake Oil potions, elixirs and lotions, have we gotten a little too vain? The Green Dragon of wrinkles cannot be slain! Crow’s feet refuse to be quenched by mineral mud-- Continue reading

Ode To Slowness

Ode To Slowness

By Barbara Jorgen Nance

It’s the ideal time of year for tortoise travel and becoming a connoisseur of slowness. Take a long, delicious breath of fresh air and a few tiny tortoise steps in order-- Continue reading

Gold Veins: True Story

Gold Veins: True Story

By Barbara Jorgen Nance
 
For the past thirty years, we’ve made an annual trip to the Quartzite, AZ, Rock Show for sculpting stone. It’s a down-in-the-dirt, out-in-the-middle-of-t-- Continue reading

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