Artist shares her passion for art, hospice mission

Barbara Meeker was a little girl when her “love for art overwhelmed her mind and her heart.”

“All I wanted to do was color and paint,” said Meeker. “My family was very supportive and encouraging. I wanted to share my passion so I became a teacher at the Hammond Public Schools and later at Purdue University.”

The South Shore Arts Gallery, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, will feature “Barabara M. Meeker: A Career Retrospective” now through Nov. 1. Meeker has designated all sale proceeds to benefit South Shore Arts and Hospice of the Calumet Area.Meeker has become a nationally recognized artist and […]


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