Meet Barbara Hernandez- Froehlich, a retired 20-year law enforcement veteran from New York, now living in Connecticut. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, and for the past two years embarking in her new adventure…. creating small mixed media art. Self-taught, she decorates seashells with sweet images, making them one-of-a-kind pieces. She also uses photographs, embedding the images in glass panels and making a beautiful addition to your home decor or memorialize a happy moment by using customer’s photos, by request. Within the past year, she has attended many wool-felting classes, given by instructor Lori Neumann of Menagerie by Lori. Using wool, she is now creating dolls, as decorative pieces, with different colors and various heights.
While Barbara is busy making her wonderful creations, she still makes time for her husband and pets. You can find some of Barbara’s works at local arts and craft fairs and her artwork is currently exhibited at Spectrum Gallery in Centerbrook, Connecticut.