Barbara Borgwardt resides in Green Valley, Arizona.
Originally from Milwaukee Wisconsin, Barbara was a free lance fashion illustrator and an instructor at a private women's college for twenty-five years. She studied watercolor for six years with a Wisconsin Watercolorist and began exhibiting and winning awards for her work. Since she has moved to Arizona she continues to paint, exhibit, and receive awards. Besides painting, she teaches watercolor at "Tubac Center of the Arts
" in the artist community of Tubac, Arizona.