Wamni Omni Towin
(Old Lakota name for “Blue Moth Woman”)



Barbara, a Rosebud Sioux, received her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts degree (BFA emphasis in painting) from the University of South Dakota in 1983.  Previous to, and since this time, Barbara has done paintings and illustrations for private and public organizations, and individuals.  She continues to learn by studying favorite artists and experimenting on her own with color, composition, and techniques.  Barbara enjoys depicting Catholic themes infused into Native American subject matter.

Barbara is currently living in Northern California with her family, and is home schooling her daughter.