||Q: What has been your biggest challenge so far?
||Q: How long did it take you to discover the properties of pastel? (Liliana Mileo via facebook.com/BarbaraRachko/)
||Q: During one of the most gripping times of your life, you were personally affected by the 9/11 attack on our country. Your husband was killed on the plane that crashed into the Pentagon. Would you mind telling us about it and how it has shaped your work?
||Q: Where did you grow up and what were some early milestones or experiences that contributed to you becoming an artist later in life?
||Q: When and where did you start your career in the visual arts?
||Q: How did you prepare yourself to change careers and work as a professional artist?