01/21/13 Culver-Union Township Public Library welcomes Barb Peden as their artist of the month for January. Barb, an Argos native, is a retired nurse. A student of Dorothy Blodgett in South Bend, Barb has enjoyed decorative painting with acrylics for the past 14 years.  Barb is a member of The Society of Decorative Painters. She paints on various surfaces, including wood, slate, and metal. Her future interests include decorative painting on furniture.

Barb Peden is an active member of the Walnut Church of the Brethren as well as the Walnut Church of the Brethren Choir. She also enjoys reading, sewing, knitting, cooking and baking, and spending time with family and friends.

Stop by Culver Union Township Public Library to see Barb’s many different painted items on display. For more information, contact Laura Jones at 574-842-2941 or ljones@culver.lib.in.us