Juried Exhibitions

Barbara Bayless Lacy is a bold and innovative landscape painter who uses the historical and natural features of Arizona and the Southwest for her subjects. Every painting has a story that weaves it into the fabric of the West. She is known for her colors; happy colors one collector says, “I like to look at your paintings, they make me happy.”

 

Awards

2016:

Judges’ Choice.  Best of Artists. Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Az.

2015:

Honorable Mention, 3rd Annual. State-wide Exhibition, Arizona Artists Guild, Phoenix. Az.

2013:

Three  Special Awards, Arizona State Fair, Phoenix, Az.

2012:

Padres’ Legacy is one of 25 paintings  selected from 327 that hung in the second floor of the Arizona House of  Representatives for Arizona’s Centennial year, 2012.

In an invitation-only opportunity, I was invited to decorate a metal dog – Pablo Petcasso – for the Arizona Humane Society, Phoenix, Arizona, fundraiser.

Sweet Pea,” my large blue rhino, receives an honorable mention at the Arizona State Fair, Phoenix, AZ.

“Traveling in Style” wins a second place in ‘Crafting Gatsby” juried exhibition at the West Valley Arts Council, Surprise, Az.

Mining Town,” receives a second place  award from the West Valley Arts Council, Surprise, AZ

2011:

Bad Bear Saloon,” wins second place at a juried exhibition of the West Valley Arts Council, Surprise, Az and brings me  a “Third Artist of Distinction,” award from the SunDust Gallery, Mesa, AZ.

Montezuma’s Castle” wins a “”Purchase Award,”  at the Arizona State Fair, Phoenix, AZ.

I am named one of the “Artists of Promise,” at the  Chancellor’s Awards, Maricopa Community  Colleges, Phoenix, AZ.

3rd Artist of Distinction, Celebration Exhibit, Sundust Gallery, Mesa, Az.

“ Artists of Promise,” Chancellor’s Awards, Orpheum Theatre, Phoenix, Az.

“Visions of Arizona,” Centennial-year Exhibition, Arizona Art Alliance and Arizona

2009:

Nugget” wins an honorable mention in the “Wild to Mild:  Animals in Art,”exhibition at Brio Fine Arts Center, Scottsdale, AZ.

2008:

Nugget” Third place ~ professional oil division, Northern Gila County Fair, Payson, AZ

 

Juried Exhibitions

2016:

“Give Color to Your Life,” Herberger Theater Center/Art Galley, Phoenix, Az.

Arizona Artists Guild, WHAM, Surprise, Az

2015:

“Stone Sancutary”, “Crumpled, Dented & Crushed Exhibit,” Herberger Theater Center, Phoenix, Az.

“Winter Exhibition,” Arizona Artists Guild, Phoenix, Az.

2014:

“It’s a Clear Day in Window Rock,”  “Juried  Fine Arts Competition,” Glendale Arts Council,  Glendale, Az.

The Peaceful Desert,” ‘ Wild to Mild” exhibition, West Valley Arts Council, Surprise, Az.

Winter Juried Exhibition, Arizona Artist Guild, Phoenix, Az.

“Herberger Theater, Phoenix, Az.

“Juried Fine Arts Competition,” Glendale Arts Council, Glendale. As.

2013:

“Meditations”, Gallery at Phoenix Center for the Arts, Phoenix, Az.

“Canyon Sunset,”  Art of the Southwest exhibition, West Valley Arts Council, Surprise, Az.

2012:

Montezuma’s Castle,” (Purchase Prize), Arizona State Fair, Phoenix, AZ.

“Fine Art Exhibition,” Arizona Artists Guild,  ASU Gammage, Tempe, Az.

“Fine Art Exhibition,” Arizona Artist Guild, Arizona Artist Guild Gallery,Phoenix, Az.

“Crafting Gatsby,” West Valley Arts Council, Surprise, Az.

“Spring into Art,” Arizona Art Alliance Gallery,  Pavilions at Talkingstick, Scottsdale, Az.

2011:

Bad Bear Saloon,” Third Artist of Destinction, SunDust Gallery, Mesa, AZ.

Spring  Art Show, Sale, Scottsdale Artists League, Scottsdale Artists School, Scottsdale, Az.

Fall Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Arizona Artist Guild, Phoenix, Az.

Spring Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Arizona Artist Guild, Phoenix, Az.

Phase 6 Exhibition, Arizona Art Alliance, Skye Restaurant,  Peoria, Az.

Fine Arts Exhibition, Arizona State Fair, Phoenix, Az

12th Annual Spring Painting Exhibition, Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Az.

Cycles 1,2, 3, and 4, Arizona Art Alliance Gallery, Scottsdale, Az.

2010:

“Mesa Verde,”  “Ancient City,”  Scottsdale Artists League, Gammage Auditorium,  Tempe, AZ

Arizona Art Alliance Grand Opening Gala,, Scottsdale, Az.

Glendale Arts Council 47th Annual Juried Exhibition, Glendale, Az.

“5th Annual Best of Artists Exhibition,” Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale Az.

2009:

“Vistas 09,” Church of the Beatitudes, Phoenix, Az.

“Art@Solel,” Temple Solel, Paradise Valley, Az.

2007:

“Scottsdale Showcase,” Gallery 11 x 14, Tempe, AZ

“Lines of Attraction,” Gallery 11 x 14, Tempe, AZ

“Best of Artists,” Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Az.

“Humongous” Painting Exhibition, Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Az.

2006:

“Best of Artists,” Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale,

“Kaleidoscope” Painting Exhibition, Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Az

 

Special Exhibitions

“WHAM” October 2016

Barbara was one of the 10 award-winning artistsjust-ten

featured in a month-long exhibition at the WHAM

Gallery, Surprise.

(The painting used on the card was painted by member Ann Osgood).

Artists included were: Laura Cohen-Hogan, Linda Farber, Dyanne Fiorucci, Joyce Hergert, Barbara Lacy, Marnelle North, Ann Osgood, Beverly Robb, and Carolyn Tolliver.

 

  “Visions of Possibilities”visions-of-possibilities

A fine art exhibition by Gayla R. Bonnell and Barbara Lacy, award-winning local artists,  hung from  June 4 through September 3, 2014, at the Beatitudes Campus Town Plaza, 1610 West Glendale Avenue, Phoenix, Az.

Barbara’s art filled the south wall of the cafeteria.

 

Three Chicks

Three Chicks Art Show - Asu Gammage2013: April 25 to July 1:  The Three Chicks  at ASU Gammage/Scoular Gallery, Tempe, AZ  The Three Chicks: Jewel Conway, Marnelle North and Barbara  shared the entire auditorium! One of Barbara’s paintings, “Afternoon Float”, is second from the right.

2013  Narthex Art Exhibition, Church of the Beatitudes, Phoenix, Az.

2012:  August 7-September 4, The Three Chicks at Su Vino Winery, Scottsdale, AZ. ,  Barbara, Jewel Conway and Marnelle North, are at the winery during the Thursday Night Art walks in August!

 

Solo Exhibitions

Exhibition at Shepherd of the Hills2014: January, Exhibition at Shepherd of the Hills, 5524 e. Lafayette Blvd, Phoenix, Az.

Solo Exhibition, Church of the Beatitudes2013: June  – September, Church of the Beatitudes, Phoenix, AZ.

 

Solo Show at Royal Palms Resort

2012: Royal Palms Resort, Phoenix, AZ (four exhibitions);  Spoonz Cafe, Phoenix, AZ;  Black Cat Coffee House, Phoenix, AZ.

 

 

 

brothers-office

2011: My Brother’s Office, Phoenix, AZ.

 

2011  Royal Palms Resort, Phoenix, Az.

2009:   50th Anniversary Celebration, Shepherd of the Hills Congregational Church, Phoenix, AZ

 

Publications

2017 “American Art Collector,” Alcove Books, Berkeley, Ca.

2016 “American Art Collector,” Alcove Books, Berkeley, Ca.

2015 “American Art Collector,” Alcove Books, Berkeley, Ca.

2014 “American Art Collector,” Alcove Books, Berkeley, Ca.

2013 “American Art Collector,” Alcove Books, Berkeley, Ca.

2012”American Art Collector,” Alcove Books, Berkeley, Ca.

2009 “Meet Your Neighbor,” Town of Paradise  Valley Independent, Paradise Valley, Az.

2007 “Vortex Student Anthology, Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Az

 

Organizations

Arizona Art Alliance, juried member

Arizona Artist Guild, juried member

Scottsdale Artist League