Akron-area artist, Barbara Gillette, primarily works in pastel and monoprints. Her focus subject is landscape with an emphasis on Medina County and also rural Ohio. She states that she is “especially interested in the tension between suburban and rural areas.” Barbara received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drawing from the University of Akron and is represented by the Harris-Stanton Gallery, Akron. Recently, her work has been exhibited at the Ohio Arts Council Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, the Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, and the Zanesville Art Center, Zanesville, Ohio. Her work can be found in the collections of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Case Western Reserve University, and Squires, Sanders and Dempsey.