Barbara Bertino, born and raised in Bingen/Germany, a small picturesque city by the river Rhine, surrounded by vineyards and untouched nature. This security of a rural environment and the love of her family allowed Barbara to grow up freely and to develop a secure sense of beauty and aesthetics. This is shown in her art and also reflects in her compositions. Barbara started her Art Career in 2002 as an autodidact with abstract paintings. After several productive and successful years, she discovered her passion for art collages. This art genre captures Barbara’s massive will to express. Over the past two years Barbara created almost 400 art collages – each unique masterpieces. During the years she participated in several exhibitions.Everything that has „soul“ and everything that touches her heart inspires Barbara. Music, a light summer breeze, the stars at night. The „simple“ things provide her with a kind of guarantee and safety. You could say – inner peace. Over the years she learned, that this is the most important thing in life.