MASS MoCA: Chronicle the development of Barbara Ernst Prey’s museum commission here

November 2016 Barbara is honored to be commissioned by Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) to paint a monumental watercolor for their new Building 6 to open on Memorial Day … Continue reading


Barbara is invited to lecture about her creative process and new paintings at The Williams Club/Princeton Club in NYC Thursday, April 15 6:00pm Wine reception, 6:30 lecture. $10 for non-members

Barbara Ernst Prey ’79 is one of our country’s most acclaimed contemporary artists. She was appointed by the President of the United States to serve on the National Council on the Arts, the 14 member advisory board of the National Endowment for the Arts. Continue reading


Boston Globe Features Barbara’s Exhibition

“New Works: Meditations on the Environment,” Prey’s exhibit of 40 watercolors, dry-brush, and oil paintings of the Berkshires and more. Daily 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. through Sept. 1. Free. Barbara Prey Gallery, 71 Spring St., Williamstown. 413-884-6184. Continue reading


The Williams Club of NYC presents “A Response Revisited: Remembering 9/11 Through Art,” an interview with Barbara Prey

Join us as we remember September 11th through the unique lens of one of America’s most accomplished artists. Renowned painter Barbara Ernst Prey ‘79 and Charles A. Riley II, arts journalist, curator, and professor originally collaborated for the 2002 exhibition “A Trace in the Mind: An Artist’s Respose to 9/11” Continue reading