Barbara Bullock has studied at the Hussian School of Art and the Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, both in Philadelphia. Included among her honors are a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship and a city of Philadelphia One Percent for Art commission at the Philadelphia International Airport. Howard University, Stockton College Art Gallery, and the African American Museum in Philadelphia have mounted solo exhibitions of her work. Her work has been included in group exhibitions at the Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Sande Webster Gallery, and Rutgers Center of Innovative Printmaking, among others. She currently teaches at Perkins Center for the Arts.