“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”
Quote by Thomas Merton
BARRY MACKIE ART
Barry Mackie Australian Artist
Barry has been painting for close to 35 years and in that time has participated in many exhibitions and won several awards for his work. Barry works primarily in oil but also enjoy mixed media, pastel and charcoal.
Barry has paintings in private collections in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia as well as overseas in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, France, Germany and China.
The majority of his training was undertaken at Adelaide Central School of Art but he also studied privately with several highly regarded South Australian artists.
Currently working from his studio in Mount Barker which is in the heart of Mountain Country in the Shire of Plantagenet in Western Australia’s great southern region. Mt Barker is also close to the beautiful coastal regions of Albany and Denmark. Rich in natural, indigenous and colonial history the land whispers quiet secrets of abundance and beauty. The area is a treasure which inspires much of his work.
Barry is a founding member of the Mountain Country Art collective, Coordinator of the Art Chatter Gallery in Mt Barker and a member of the West Australian Society of Arts.
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