Barbara Pollak-Lewis

"I explore the disconnect between the idea of perceived happiness vs. our current reality."

Hazel - Oil on canvas 24 x 24 in.

American Artist and Illustrator, Barbara Pollak-Lewis was born in the 60s and grew up in a small suburban town in New York, raised in a traditional nuclear family.  After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design (BFA in Film/Animation) Pollak-Lewis travelled west to San Francisco where she began a commercial art career as a staff artist and freelance Illustrator. Her specialty has been capturing expression and emotion. At the same time, she has always maintained a painting studio to explore personal subjects.

Eloise - Oil on canvas 24 x 24 in.
Parfait #2 - Oil on canvas 4 x 4 in.
Shirley - Oil on canvas 24 x 36 in.
TV Dinner - Oil on board 12 x 12 in.

This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist


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