Artist Barbi Leifert

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Barbi Leifert on Ambition

My first ambition in life was to get out of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn- which I did!!!

I live on the West Coast now! On the way to leaving Brooklyn, my first job was at "The Clothes Horse" on Kings Highway, selling very fashionable and trendy women's clothing. This was the best job you can get as a 16-year old living in Brooklyn. It meant you were really cool and could sell- because I sold them on myself.  I was an energetic,...

BARBI LEIFERT | Capturing the Soul of Movement

Seattle-based Painter Barbi Leifert captures the soul of a dancer in her life’s work by exploring the energy, vibrancy and artistic brilliance inherent in contemporary dance. Ms. Leifert, who was a dancer since the age of three, has observed that when she’s creating a painting, she’s not copying pictures of movement.  From her many years of dance and choreography, she actually has the...