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QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

How can I learn about new work & shows or see your art in person?

  • My paintings may be seen in shows around northern New Jersey.  If you’d like to receive first looks at new paintings and information about upcoming shows, please sign up for my email updates.   Sign up for notices here  or through the banner at the right of this page.  Images of new paintings are sent to those who subscribe.
  • Upcoming or current shows are listed on the Events/Shows page.

Is commission work available?

I’m not taking new commissions at this time.

What is the best way to contact you?

The best way to reach me is by email at barbara@bpetersonart.com. I’ll get back to you as soon as possible when I’m not painting.

How are paintings finished? Are paintings framed?

Paintings are purchased unframed at the listed price.

  • For an additional fee of $10.00, small paintings (5×7″ or 6×8″) can be mounted on 8″x10″ acid-free foam board. You can then frame your mounted painting as you please. See an example below of a mounted small painting which has been framed:

mounted painting

  • Larger paintings are also sold unframed although the painting may be framed for display at shows. The frame may be purchased with the painting at an additional cost (usual cost is $200.00 and up).

Are paintings varnished?

Varnishing protects a painting’s surface but may be a personal choice for artists and collectors.

  • Small paintings are varnished. (The varnish is archival — a solution of Liquitex Soluvar matte and gloss varnishes.)
  • I do not automatically varnish my larger paintings (16″ and above) but will varnish a purchased painting upon request. The varnish dries quickly and a painting can be shipped out 2-3 days after the varnish is applied.

What are your prices?

Prices vary according to size and shipping varies depending upon your location.

Small paintings are priced as follows:

  • 5″x7″      $99.00 unframed or $109.00 mounted* on 8″x 10″ foam board.
  • 6″x 8″     $99.00 unframed or $109.00 mounted* on 8″x 10″ foam board.
  • 9″x12″    $299.00 and up unframed. (Priced as indicated and not mounted.)
  • 12″x12″  $299.00 and up unframed. (Priced as indicated and not mounted.)

*For an additional fee of $10.00, small paintings (5×7″ or 6×8″) can be mounted on 8″x10″ acid-free foam board. You can then frame your mounted painting as you please.

Note:   Shipping & handling fees of $10.00 will be added to your order for USPS Priority delivery within the continental U.S.

Medium-sized paintings are priced as follows:

  • 16″x 16″ / 16″x 20″ / 20″x20″   $500.00 to $1,200 unframed, priced as indicated.
    Special shipping & handling charges will vary depending upon your location.

Larger paintings:

  • 22″x28″ and larger  $2,000 and up, unframed, priced as indicated.
    Special shipping & handling charges will vary depending upon your location.
  • Larger paintings are framed for display during shows. The frame may be purchased with the painting at shows at an additional cost.

I like your work, what is my next step to collecting it?

To purchase small paintings online:

  • Small paintings (9″x12″and smaller) can be purchased directly through this website. Below each small painting is a button to add the painting to a shopping cart.
  • After clicking the “Add to Cart” button, a shopping cart will appear below the painting.
  • You can then “Check Out” to purchase the painting or you can continue to browse the website and add other paintings to the shopping cart. At checkout secure payment is made via PayPal.
  • After PayPal confirms the payment, your painting is mailed out in 2-3 days via US Postal Service Priority mail with a tracking code.
  • Paintings will be shipped only to addresses within the U.S..

To purchase medium-sized or large paintings:

  • Contact me by email. I will reply via email (and phone if you prefer) to confirm your request and send a quote for shipping & handling (and taxes for New Jersey residents).
  • Medium-sized and large paintings require special wrapping, handling, shipping & insurance. Paintings will be shipped from northern New Jersey and shipping charges will vary depending upon your location. (A conservative estimate for shipping one larger painting is about $200.00 — your fee may be greater.) You will receive a quote in writing (via email) before finalizing your purchase.
  • Payment can be made via a link by email to PayPal.
  • After PayPal confirms the payment, your painting is mailed out in 2-3 days with a tracking code.
  • Collectors in the Scottsdale, AZ area may purchase paintings directly through Xanadu Gallery.

Is there a guarantee?

I want you to love and your new painting. It’s something you’ll live with for years to come. But if you’re not pleased with your painting, return it within two weeks — 14 days — in the same condition — and I will refund your purchase price. Shipping fees are not refundable and you are responsible for return postage and insurance.

I still have questions…

I’m happy to answer any questions about availability, price, framing or any other inquiries. If you have questions about any of my work, please feel free to contact me via email at barbara@bpetersonart.com.