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Barbara Hocker has over two decades of experience creating and exhibiting work in New England including shows and projects in Hartford, New Haven, Newport, and Boston. She has work in corporate and private collections, most recently the permanent collection of The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. She holds a degree from Syracuse University’s College of Visual & Performing Arts and attended Cranbrook Academy of Arts. Barbara lives in Coventry, CT and maintains a studio in the Arbor Arts Center in Hartford. She has been practicing Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Zen Yoga for over 20 years. Barbara was awarded a Creation of New Work Initiative Grant from the Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation, Inc in 2013 and an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Greater Hartford Arts Council in 2008.