Barbara Tarantino began her college education in the field of Art. Deciding to follow her head instead of her heart, she spent many years in the field of Education, earning both her BS and M Ed, in Special Education. In 1997 Barbe began, once again, to pursue her interest in art. She explored art techniques, attended workshops, classes and received private instruction in such mediums as watercolor, touch drawing, oil pastel, and her favorite passion: mosaics. Barbara was a founding member of the Walpole Artisans Annual Tour and The Walpole Artisan Cooperative. She is a certified Person Centered Expressive Arts Therapist, and volunteers as a facilitator of Veteran Spouse retreats. Barbara is a current board member of The Veteran Spouse Project, an organization that uses theatre and art to “give voice to the experiences of military spouses”. Barbara is a member of the Ft. Pierce Art Club. She has studied with the Stillpoint Community where she received certification in Intuitive Healing. She currently resides in Jensen Beach Fl. And Hudson Falls, NY with her husband of 46 years and their dog, Angel.