Barbara Balmer Barbara Balmer, 1929 - 2017. Artist (Self -portrait on a frosty Friday) 1995 © The Artist


Born 1929
Died 2017
Nationality Scottish

Barbara Balmer was born in Birmingham and trained at Coventry and Edinburgh Colleges of Art. She lived and worked in Stamford, Lincolnshire but had many links with Scotland throughout her distinguished painting career. Balmer was best known for her stylised and beautifully composed Tuscan landscapes and interiors which she exhibited regularly. Over a forty-year span, Balmer also painted many commissioned portraits, mostly of children.