As much as my art is known for its use of color, I don't want to be "overwhelmed" with color. I like my living or office space to be fairly neutral, but with shots of color to give it some life. In the same vein, I play in a rock band but don't really listen to much loud music outside of that because it can be too much. My art is great for bringing a room to life. Sometimes the grays or beige's thirst for some color for a little balance - the amount is based upon your taste and personality. You may have an…Read more
Read John Barney's interview in ARTiculAction Art Review HERE. Topics such as the psychological dimension and symbolism are discussed - as well as John's process.
Welcome to my world!. Imagine, if you will, your living space or business filled with colorful paintings that are also thought-provoking. Touch one of my many paintings that have texture – Think about the feelings they evoke in you – Ask your visitors what they see and discuss your differences. Or, simply enjoy how the colorful painting over the sofa brings the room together. The beauty of art is that it is always personal to the observer – and there are no right or wrong reasons to use and experience art.
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News: New Paintings, November, 2016 "Life in the Big City" 36x36, acrylic on canvas
John Barney Art Shows and Events
Luna Rising Art Show
Come see a variety of local artists - free wine and snacks!
First Friday, Bixby Knolls, Long Beach
I'll be there with my original art (including lowest price of the year of hand-embellished canvas prints). Food, Music, Art