Barbara Buer's love of flowers began as a child, growing up with a father who was a floral designer. She found herself following his footsteps and landed a position in a beautiful garden in southern England. It was there that she realized her passion was for painting flowers, not arranging them.
Buer paints in both watercolors and oils. (The two mediums are so completely different that sometimes she wonders how she can love them equally.) Through both, she portrays the world we see in our daily lives. Whenever possible, Buer prefers to see the beauty in it.