Barbara Franklet's career spans 20 years. Her quirky oil pastels hang throughout the world and are in the collections of the Ft. Worth Library,Hermann Hospital in Houston and several other institutions. Her work draws inspiration from illustration, Outsider art and graphic design. Whether it be riding bikes, playing banjoes or driving along with a bevy of animals, the images aim to bring a smile to your face. In 2008 she moved from Houston, Texas to sunny Nelson opening Mockingbird Studio.