I am finally going to share with you our adventures during our first trip to London and how we spent our weekend there before heading to Paris (which I will be sharing next). Grab a cup of tea for this long post and get ready to plan your visit to London! DAY ONE After our(…)
Seven years ago today I married this amazing man! I am so thankful for our wonderful marriage and many adventures together! I can’t believe how fast these last seven years have gone by! They have totally been a dream come true and I am so happy to be married to you, Clint Barker! Happy Anniversary!(…)
A new year, means a new look for the blog! I am tying it into my other branding and hoping that 2015 will be a better year of blogging and sharing my adventures with you! Make sure to subscribe, bookmark and come back often!
I am excited to share that my encaustic piece “Fredericksburg Flowers No. 2” is part of the Somerville Toy Camera Festival in Somerville, Massachusetts. My piece will be hanging at the Nave Gallery Annex from June 6-28, 2014. If you know anyone in that area, let them know! The opening reception is tonight!
Last Thursday was the opening of the 56th Annual Permian Basin Juried Art Exhibition at the Ellen Noel Art Museum. I was excited that all three pieces I submitted were accepted into the show! All three, “Napa’s Small Valley,” “Baptist Church” and “Fredericksburg Flowers No. 1” are my encaustic wax work over film photographs. You(…)
I was excited to have had my encaustic piece Sedona No. 1 chosen to be a part of the “Texas Artists Today” Exhibition at the Museum of the Southwest for the whole month of May. Here are some photos from the opening reception. Thank you so my family and friends that stopped by! You can(…)
At the beginning of this year, I posted my 2014 goals…and I can check “Run a Race” off the list! Even though I have been a runner (off and on!) for over ten years, I had never ran an actual timed race. My mom, who just became a runner in the past two years (and(…)
I am a girl of many hobbies! Too many probably! But over the past two years I have really fell in love with the art medium of encaustic! Encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, involves using heated beeswax and damar crystals (hardened tree sap) to which colored pigments are added. When heated, the(…)
I have been 27 for a little over a week now and it’s crazy that life goes by so fast! I feel like each year just gets faster and faster! What is really crazy is that Clint and I have been together since my 17th birthday! I am looking forward to the next 11 birthdays(…)
I am excited to announce that I have just launched Kayla Barker Fine Art Photography! I am so excited to share this new site with you! I never knew when I started my photography journey five years ago where it would lead and I couldn’t be more blessed then I am today! Over the past(…)