The work of Barbara Kieffer Rowe is an exploration of nature, combining her background in art, geology and paleontology, and upbringing on a ranch in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  Within this context, she has taught, worked as a professional geologist, and explored rock patterns, fossils, and scenes of grandeur within this region.  Throughout her career, she has continuously created art.  She is currently is a full-time artist.