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About Barbara Hyman

Apres Sargent, Oil on Canvas, 14" x 17"

Barbara Hyman was born in Philadelphia, and is now a New York, and Key West based painter.
After receiving her B.A. in Art History from West Chester University in Pennsylvania, Barbara continued her studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, and the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA.

Barbara studied privately at the Atelier of Daniel Bennet Schwartz, NYC, The National Academy of Design, NYC, the Art Students League of New York, and the Saci School, Florence, Italy.  She is also Certified in Appraising Fine Art.

Selected Awards Include: First Place Honor of Distinction in Still Life, National Academy of Design, Award of Excellence for Portraiture, ALLI. Her portrait of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was exhibited in the Smithsonian National portrait Gallery, Washington,DC. Barbara is an alumnus of the “Painting Group of New York” founded by Aaron Shikler and David Levine.

Barbara Hyman’s paintings and drawings hang in collections throughout the country.

Selected  Awards,  Credits,  And  Exhibitions

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Participated in the Documentary Film “Portraits Of A Lady”. The film records The Painting Group Of NY, founded by Arron Shikler and David Levine, painting the portrait of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. Showing the progress from the first stroke to the last. The film was selected for the Documentary Film Festival at Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor, NY. It was also featured on CBS ‘Sunday Morning’ TV Show.

First Prize Honor Of Distinction In Still Life, National Academy Museum And School, NYC, NY.

Award Of Excellence, Members Exhibition, Art League Of Long Island, NY.

Third Place Prize, A Common Thread Show, Art League Of Long Island, NY.

Customs House Museum, Key West, FL.

Portrait Exhibition, Huntington Arts Council, Long Island, NY.

Manhattan Borough President’s Office Annual Exhibition, NY.

Water Mill Museum, Members Association Show, Water Mill, NY.

Retreat Hamptons Art Show, Richard J. Demato Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY.

Gallery North, LI, NY.

Hersh Fine Art Gallery, LI, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Benefit, Arts And Sciences, NY.

Art Students League Of NY, In Support Of Homeless Outreach Services, NY, NY.

Warner Gallery, Holbrook Arts Center, Millbrook, NY.

South Street Gallery, Greenport, NY.

The Art Guild Of Port Washington, NY.

Atlantic Gallery, NY, NY.

Works In Private Collections.

Alumnus of Painting Group of New York.

Aaron Shikler

Barbara Hyman with Aaron Shikler, Presidential Portrait Artist.

Award Of Excellence, Member's Exhibition, Art of Long Island, NY

Receiving the Award Of Excellence, Member’s Exhibition, Art League of Long Island, NY.

Barbara Hyman

Barbara Hyman with David Levine, Caricaturist for The New York Book Review.

Barbara Hyman with Sandra Day O'Connor

Barbara Hyman with Sandra Day O’Connor, former Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.


B.A. Art History, West Chester University, PA.

Pennsylvania Academy Of Fine Art, PA.

Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia,  PA.

Certification In Appraising Fine Art, Appraisers Association Of America, New York University, NY.

Studied Painting With Mary Beth Mckinzie At The Art Students League Of New York, NY,  And Privately In The Atelier Of Daniel Bennet Schwartz,  NY.

Saci Academy, Florence, Italy.

Barbara Hyman