Barbara A. Thomas

Barbara Thomas is the owner of Artifact Soapworks Limited, whose vegan-based soaps depict "artifact' shapes such as the Venus of Wildendorf and the ancient Egyptian goddess Hathor. She regularly designs her own soap molds. Barbara holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from MIT.

In her more than 15 years in the soap business, she has enthusiastically taught her craft through private lessons as well as at the Amigos School in Cambridge, MA. Barbara is a software developer, public speaker, writer, knitter, model, and voice actor - all of which she incorporates into her soap craft. Her artisanal soaps have been featured in numerous galleries nationally.


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