Barbara Van Cleve
Barbara Van Cleve is active/lives in Illinois, New Mexico. Barbara Van Cleve is known for western subject photography, ranch life figure and genre.
Biography Barbara Van Cleve
Barbara Van Cleve's heritage is rich with family history and firsthand experience. Her family's ranch, the Lazy K Bar, was founded in 1880 on the east slopes of the Crazy Mountains near Melville, Montana. Her father, Spike Van Cleve, was a unique combination of writer, poet, Harvard scholar and expert horseman-and "a pure quill Montanan" as her father once put it.
Van Cleve was raised with one brother and two sisters on the ranch where her family still continues to raise "black baldy" Angus cattle and fine registered Quarter Horses.
As a photographer, she has held a camera since she was 11 years old when her parents give her a "Brownie" camera and a home developing kit. Her youthful interest in photography soon gre
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