EDUCATION

2007 Associates of Applied Science Summa Cum Laude, Graphic Design for Print, Platt College, Aurora, CO

Awards

2015
Midland Art Association Fall Juried Exhibition
“Shadows” - Third Place, Mixed Media

The Knot Magazine Best of Weddings Hall of Fame

2014
Midland Art Association Fall Juried Exhibition
“A Fresh Start” - Second Place, Mixed Media

Mod Wedding Best Photographer 2014

2007
Student of the Year in Art & Design from the Colorado Private School Association, Meritorious Recognition

PRESS

Trouvé Magazine Online
Kayla Barker: Encaustic & Photography

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

March 25-May 1, 2016
Midland Community Theatre Gallery, Texas
“Glimpses of Dreams”

selected EXHIBITIONS

December 2, 2016-January 29, 2017
Encaustic Exhibition
A Smith Gallery, Texas
Searching For Herself” - Director's Selection

October 13-November 11, 2016
Midland Art Association Fall Juried Exhibition
McCormick Gallery, Texas
“Unaware of Her Beauty”

June 2-29, 2016
2016 National Juried Photo Encaustic Exhibition
Sage Gallery Portland, Oregon
“Étretat, France”

May 17-June 12, 2016
Midland Art Association Juried Exhibition “Texas Artists Today”
Museum of the Southwest, Texas
“Swimmers in Nice”

March 3-April 2, 2016
Odessa Art Association 58th Annual Juried Art Exhibition
Ellen Noel Art Museum, Texas
“Chateau of St. Julien l'Ars", "Intimate Reflections"

October 22-November 14, 2015
Midland Art Association Fall Juried Exhibition
McCormick Gallery, Texas
“Shadows”, “London Tourists”, “Where’s My Ship?”

February 26-March 29, 2015
Odessa Art Association 57th Annual Juried Art Exhibition
Ellen Noel Art Museum, Texas
“The Dream”, “Monet’s Home”

October 9-November 8, 2014
Midland Art Association Fall Juried Exhibition
McCormick Gallery, Texas
“Two Sides of Me”, “A Fresh Start”

June 6-28, 2014
Somerville Toy Camera Festival Juried Exhibition
Nave Gallery Annex, Massachusetts
“Fredericksburg Flowers No. 2”

May 8-June 1, 2014
Odessa Art Association 56th Annual Juried Art Exhibition
Ellen Noel Art Museum, Texas
“Napa’s Small Valley”, “Baptist Church”, “Fredericksburg Flowers No. 1”

May 1-June 1, 2014
Midland Art Association Juried Exhibition “Texas Artists Today”
Museum of the Southwest, Texas
“Sedona No. 1”

October 11-November 15, 2013
Midland Art Association Fall Juried Exhibition
McCormick Gallery, Texas
“Georgia Railroad”