Saturday, November 26, 2016

Caring Causes: Barbara Prey/UNICEF

Internationally acclaimed artist Barbara Ernst Prey has produced a striking new series of digital prints of her signature watercolors to be issued in limited edition this holiday season. A portion of the proceeds from the series will benefit UNICEF’S Hurricane Matthew relief efforts in Haiti. The hurricane devastated the Caribbean nation in October, nearly 900,000 children are menaced by the hurricane and its dangerous aftermath. Eighty percent of homes in the most affected regions have been damaged or destroyed.

Born in New York, Barbara Prey is a graduate of Williams College with a Master’s from Harvard University. She was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and a grant from The Henry Luce Foundation. She is an adjunct faculty at Williams College and serves on the Colonial Williamsburg Museum board. She is currently commissioned by MASS MoCA to paint a monumental watercolor for their new building which opens in 2017.

Limited edition prints including Tracery, Watchman, and Twilight, three of Prey's most sought-after pieces along with 26 others are now available to view and purchase through Barbara Prey Studio online at

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