Barbara Zietchick

Barbara is a painter and printmaker. She enjoys the challenges of etching, viscosity printing, and solar plate etching. Her favorite subjects are animals and people.Her prints are in exhibits in the United States, and abroad, and are in the collections of the New Jersey Historical Society, the Newark Public Library, The Bucks County Pa. Water and Sewer Authority.



Etching is a very old art. Rembrandt is considered one of the world's greatest etchers. He used copper plates which he etched in many states.
He is an inspiration. The process is detailed and exciting; one of my favorite processes is etching on copper.

Cat shadows “Cat shadows”

There is no animal more graceful and shapely than a cat.

Dragonfly “Dragonfly”

The transparency of a dragonfly inspired this etching.

Emergence “Emergence”

The nature of humanity is to find growth and explore life.

Icons “Icons”

An adventure in relationships.

Motion “Motion”

Are we lost in the crowd?

Prints for Peace “Prints for Peace”

Every year, in Monterrey Mexico, Prints for Peace mounts an exhibit for the benefit of abused and homeless women. Please consider sending a print to this exhibit.
This year, my etching was chosen as the exhibition poster.

Fish “Fish”

This is a photopolymer print. Two colors were printed at once; called viscosity printing.

Hawaii Tours “Hawaii Tours”

While on the Island of Lahaina, a wonderful Hawaiin lady explained her lifestyle. She was an attractive, lively person and inspired this etching.


A monotype is created by painting and rolling ink onto a plate. After the image is created, damp paper is placed over it, and the plate is rolled through the press. The ink is thus transferred to the paper.

Parrot Fish “Parrot Fish”

Celebrating the glorious colors of the reef fish.

Octopus “Octopus”

Can you imagine dancing with eight legs?

Turtles “Turtles”

Joyous creatures.

Pond Pals “Pond Pals”

Appeared in the newspaper review of a show.