Photographs and Abstract Paintings by Barbara Bourne
Printed on fine art paper, gallery wrapped giclee’ canvas & metal~
Customized to your choice of size and surface~
Barbara Bourne has been a professional photographer for 40 years. The focus of her commercial work is architecture, interiors, food + wine and lifestyle images for the design-build, wine, and hospitality industries. Living in Sonoma County near the Russian River Barbara is surrounded by redwood groves, vineyards, horses, and the Pacific Ocean which inspires and informs her landscape photography.
Bourne Canvas Art offers Barbara’s landscape photography and abstract paintings in a variety of sizes and surfaces. Her studio and gallery are based in Healdsburg, CA. Her dedication to craft is reflected in her stunning interior paintings.
Two volumes of Barbara’s work have recently been published; Camera Girl, Volumes 1 & 2 document the arc of her career from the age of 22 in Washington, D.C. where she got her start and how she navigated being a female in a field dominated by men. Barbara’s books aim to motivate young women who want a career in the arts find their own path, and she enjoys presenting her work and her story at public speaking events. She makes both California and Medellin, Colombia her homes.
Barbara Bourne’s new books showcase mesmerizing street photography of the 1980’s Washington, D.C., where she got her start and her commercial and architectural work spanning 40 years. Her story as a professional photographer in a male-dominated field aims to inspire others.
Camera Girl: Capital Moments includes 100 black and white images of Barbara’s amazing street photography in Washington, D.C. during the 1980’s.
Camera Girl: Concrete Blonde follows the arc of Barbara’s 40-year career as a professional photographer. She discusses the development of her business practices and how her versatility in an ever-changing industry has kept her in the game.
“I bought a beautiful horse photo from Barbara mounted on metal, and it is part of my set up in my home office that adds beauty and peace to my life! I love her photography work so much. 🙏❤️💕”Shiroko MD, Sonoma CA
“I love my print of the photo, “Purple Rain”! It captures the feeling of the desert in Moab, UT during a shower and that incredibly fleeting, beautiful colored light in the rain. It’s like a portion of a rainbow!”Judy, Homeowner, Buena Vista, CO
“My Bourne painting “ Changes” added the perfect amount of color and inspiration to my office to bring the space to life! Being able to choose the size and finish was a huge bonus and allowed me to create the exact look I was going for.”Kate, Psychologist, Arcata, CA
“I LOVE my horse photo from BCA, Return to Freedom - it is breathtaking. Every time I look at it, I think of the theme, "Return to Freedom" which means so much to me personally and spiritually. It reminds me of why I am so drawn to the archetype of the horse - they represent freedom, and this image captures that beautifully.”Holly, Owner of Spirit Horse Education Center, Eureka, CA
“There are few photographs that can capture the essence of Sonoma County more than the ‘Barn on Slusser Road’. The reds and yellows of the autumn vines draws the viewer in, revealing the mysterious barn draped in mist beyond the majestic valley oak. We love our print. It is timeless and serene. Without it, our home would be lacking.”John & Annette, Homeowners, Windsor, CA
“Mengler Family Winery has Barbara Bourne's landscape photos adorning the walls in our tasting lounge. The fabulous and well-done images add a very wonderful and pleasant atmosphere to the tasting lounge. Many customers and Wine Club Members comment on how lovely the photos are and they add a homey relaxing environment to the tasting room. Many take pictures with their phones and scan the QR codes assigned to each photograph. The photos definitely make a fabulous statement of exquisite art. We are very happy and pleased to have them.”Albert, Tasting Lounge Manager, Mengler Winery, Windsor, CA
“I just wanted you to know how much I love my river photographs; Your work has transformed my home and I smile when I see them!”Carina, homeowner, Russian River, Healdsburg, CA
“I never grow tired of looking at my Barbara Bourne photograph! This image captures the essence of a moment and draws me in and around the scene, often finding new surprises!”Cynthia, Homeowner, Lafayette, CO