working life was spent travelling all over Australia as a shearer. Whilst
shearing in Esperance, Western Australia, he attended drawing classes at night
school. His love of old sheds and
landscapes were some of his first drawing subjects, along with portraits of
fellow shearers and scenes of everyday life.
returned to Ballarat and attended oil painting classes at the Victorian Artists
Society in Melbourne. Under the tutelage
of Shirley Bourne, Barry studied and came to love the tonal manner of art in
the style of the Meldrum School.
works in various mediums, but predominantly oils and watercolours. His subjects still include everyday life,
landscapes, portraits, wildlife and still life studies.
has been a member of the Ballarat Society of Artists Inc. for many years and
continues to exhibit his work in many local and regional shows. Over the years he has won numerous awards.
his wife Nora have been married for 50 years.
They have 2 children, 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
error: Alert: Images are Copyright by their respective owners and you don't have permission to download them