Barbara Mayfield Media LLC — art is life.

Visual Artist / Colorist

A graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Mayfield has had a long career as a painter, printmaker, muralist, set designer and, currently, as an independent color consultant.

Her imagery is always about the Natural World and our place in it. She works in series on paper, canvas and assemblage.

Her studio in the Norristown Arts Building is open by appointment.

Color Consulting– interiors & exteriors

In 2015, Mayfield turned her attention to color consulting, first with Benjamin Moore Paint, then as an independent colorist. She now works with clients in several paint color systems: Farrow & Ball, Ben Moore, Sherwin Williams.

Visit the website and for details and images of a few of her 800+ projects. Her “Artists in Cars Giving Unsolicited Advice” videos are on Instagram.

Kids’ Lit: The Magical Mrs. Iptweet and Me

Santa Fe-based kids’ lit publisher AZRO Press first published The Magical Mrs. Iptweet and Me in Spring 2009. It won 3 industry awards and was serialized for radio. The 2021 Revised Edition of this award-winning novel for the grade-school set is now published by the author on Kindle Vella.

About the healing power of making things, Mrs. Iptweet and our nine-and-a-half-year-old heroine walk through loss and fear in creative, nurturing, and often hilarious ways.

A read-to story for 4 to 7 year olds.

A read-alone book for ages 8-11.

“Laugh. Cry. Make stuff. Mayfield has crafted a masterpiece.” –A.J., artist/reader

Memoir Writing Workshops

The Memoir Writing Course was first developed and taught for the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Mayfield’s The Gentle, Wild Art of Memoir Writing workshops were developed in 2013 as part of a Free Library of Philadelphia Senior Center program. Now held privately on Zoom in 6-weeks sessions, participants ages 55 and up are getting their life stories onto the page. Serving novice and experienced writers — everyone’s life is important.

“What wouldn’t I give to have my great grandparents stories about their lives?”–B. Mayfield

Current workshop schedule is HERE. Join grown-ups Zooming in from all over the country.


Mayfield Media, LLC P.O.Box 22, Gladwyne, PA USA