1941 – Poland. His family managed to survive the chaos of World War II and moved to São Paulo in 1947, where he obtained Brazilian nationality. At that time, Barbara was just 6 years old. Life in Brazil awakened in Barbara the desire to express herself through paint. He started his artistic projection in 1975 with the encouragement of painter Lise Forell. She has participated in numerous group exhibitions and art competitions. At the “3rd Meeting of Rosicrucian Arts”(1980) he won 2nd prize, at the “2nd National Exhibition of Popular Painting – SESC”, São Paulo, Acquisition Prize (1983); at Le Center International d'Art Contemporain, Paris (1984), Small Silver Medal; at the “I Contemporary Art Exhibition