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Trevigne, Barbara A.


Doll Maker and Storyteller

Miss Trevigne is a lifelong resident of New Orleans, Louisiana. She has a Masters' degree in Social Sciences and works as a clinical social worker. Miss Trevigne has one son and a granddaughter.

Barbara acquired her artform as a child from her grandmother and began professionally using it in 1987. Tools to make her dolls consist of craft brushes, needles, and both natural and synthetic materials.

Miss Trevigne has publicly demonstrated in South Carolina, Florida, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Some of her artwork was placed in a permanent collection in the White House; and she has an exhibit in the Creole State Exhibit at the Cabildo Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was recognized as a playwright on the subject of New Orleans History.