Art Brokerage: American artist Barbara Wood is a native of Columbus, Ohio. Barbara, never knowing her real father, was raised by her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Barbara Wood's mother having to work in order to make ends meet, would often leave Barbara in the care of her grandmothers. The personalities of the three women formed a catalyst for her art. Over the past several decades, Barbara A. Wood has painted with vitalized energy, amazing color, and striking beauty, becoming one of the world‚??s most collected impressionistic artists. The list of collectors who own Barbars's work is a virtual world wide ‚??Who's Who‚?Ě of celebrities and art connoisseurs... President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush, Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue, Jane Seymour, Elizabeth Taylor, Jerry Lewis, Dick Van Dyke, Ron Howard, and Hugh Hefner, to name a few. Barbara's work has also been featured in numerous movies and TV shows, most recently the first season of the hit daytime show "Starting Over," where the entire house was adorned with Barbara's pieces.