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Graphic Design
and Illustration

Music Branding


Barbara McConkey has a 30-year reputation for providing excellence in graphic design. She has the proven ability to create and manage successful public education, fundraising and marketing campaigns for a variety of public agencies, non-profits and private businesses inlcuding the City of Olympia, Hands On Children’s Museum, Intercity Transit, the LOTT Alliance, Thurston County Environmental Programs, the Timberland Regional Library, TRL Library Foundation, Masterworks Choral Ensemble, Pope John Paul II High School, and the Washington State Department of Health. (Read More…)


Throughout her career as a graphic designer and art director, Barbara has explored many forms of art including fabric, metal, photography, ceramics, sculpture, oil painting and watercolor. While she creates in all these mediums, the major focus of McConkey’s fine art is her digital painting. Over the past two decades, she developed and refined the techniques she uses today to create her abstract digital paintings. These large-scale, abstract works are reminiscent of richly layered watercolors. Barbara’s digital artwork can be output in high definition onto a variety of substrates including natural fabrics, watercolor papers and canvas. (Read more…)


Pacific Northwest artist and designer Barbara McConkey has made her home in Olympia, WA since 1967. Throughout her professional career, she has explored a variety of art forms including metal embossing, photography, ceramics, sculpture, oil/acrylic/watercolor painting, fiber arts and digital art. (Read More…)


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