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artist , educator

Barbara Fayne Sanders, American artist, educator. Named Y's Menette of the Year, Draper Y's Menettes, 1984; recipient Visiting's Favorite award, Fine Arts Festival Rockingham County, 1975, Best in Show, Rockingham County Fine Arts Festival, 1980, 1st place, Senior Art Expo, 1996, award of distinction, Danville Artists League, 1998, Piedmont Arts Association, 2000, 2001, others.


Sanders, Barbara Fayne was born on April 20, 1936 in Draper, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Elwood Oris and Gladys (Martin) Fayne.


Student., Rockingham Community College, Wentworth, North Carolina, 1970—1992.


Junior designer Design Department, Karastan Rug Mill, Eden, North Carolina, 1954—1960. Art instructor Rockingham Community College, Wentworth, 1985—2000. Private instructor/conductor workshops, since 1985.

Art coordinator Eden Public Library., 1985—1990, Eden City Hall, since 1995.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Eden (North Carolina) Public Library., Eden City Hall Gallery, Rockingham County Governmental Center, Wentworth, North Carolina, Forum VI, Greensboro, North Carolina, Stokes County Arts Council Gallery, Danbury, North Carolina, Chinqua Penn Plantation, Reidsville, North Carolina, Women's Club Gallery, Reidsville, Mount Airy (North Carolina) Art Guild, others, exhibited in group shows at Rockingham County Fine Arts Festival, Wentworth, Arts Davidson County Museum, Lexington, North Carolina, Carolina Craftsmen, Greensboro, Southeastern Artists Association, Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Sawtooth Gallery, Winston-Salem, Art in the Park, Blowing Rock, North Carolina, High Point (North Carolina) Theatre Art Galleries, Carolina St. Scene, Winston-Salem, Arts Council Gallery, Cary, North Carolina, Piedmont Arts Association Gallery, Martinsville, Virginia, Danville Museum History and Art, Captain's House Gallery, others, Represented in permanent collections NationsBank, Wachovia Bank, First National Bank, Home Savings Bank., Miller Brewing Company, R. J Reynolds Tobacco Company Nabisco, Gem Dandy, Incorporated, Rockingham Arts Council, Rockingham Community College, Rockingham County Public Library.

      , Morehead Memorial Hospital, Steamway International, Governor James Martin, North Carolina.


United States area director Y's Menettes Young Men’s Christian Association, Geneva, 1995—1996, regional director Kannapolis, North Carolina, 1993—1995. President Draper Y's Menettes, Eden, 1978—2001. Member of Studio Group of Rockingham County (president 1996-1997), High Point Art Guild (RECEPTION COORD. since 1992), Watercolor Society North Carolina.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, music, writing poetry and stories.


Married Joseph J. Sanders, June 11, 1960. Children: J. Gregory, Kimberly Annual.

Elwood Oris Gladys


Joseph J. Sanders

J. Gregory Sanders

Kimberly Annual Sanders