Barbara McCraw is a retired Medical Technologist now working as a fiber artist. Since 1989 she has actively been teaching classes, lecturing and exhibiting her art. Her works have been shown in local and national galleries and universities. She is a multiple ribbon winner in the Masters Category at Dallas Quilt Shows, and her quilts have been juried into the American and International Quilt Shows. She was the subject of a CBS human interest story, featured in several newspaper stories, and recently featured in a documentary created by the University of North Texas Radio and Film department.
She currently has two quilted coats in a Fort Worth, Texas gallery, a quilt hanging in the Denton County, Texas African American Museum, which raised $4000, and a juried quilt traveling in a one year special exhibit with the International Quilt Association. Barbara has raised several thousand dollars in raffles for her chosen non-profit organizations, and continues to work on her own designs and commissioned pieces.