Anthony J Barber was born in Staffordshire in 1962. He studied Architecture and Design to Post Graduate level in West Yorkshire. During this time he sketched and painted both in Yorkshire and on Scotland's West Coast and Islands. In 1994 he moved to the Isle of Lewis where he paints full time, working in his studio gallery, just above the harbour and beach, in Port of Ness.
Anthony's work is based primarily on the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, particularly the West Coast and Hebrides. His original works can be seen at the Harbour View Gallery, Port of Ness and in a number of UK galleries. He has had work selected for the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW) and Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) exhibitions at the National Gallery for Scotland, Edinburgh and the Royal Society of Marine Artists (RSMA) and Discerning Eye exhibitions at the Mall Galleries, London.
He also supplies prints and greeting cards to shops and galleries throughout the UK. His original paintings are in private collections in the UK, Europe,USA, New Zealand and Australia.
ONGOING GALLERY ASSOCIATIONS
Iona House Gallery, Woodstock, Oxfordshire.
Atholl Gallery, Dunkeld.
F W Holroyd Gallery, North Ballachulish.
Greens and Blues, North Berwick.
Macgregor Fine Art, Glasgow.
The Studio, Plockton.
Mallaig Art Gallery.
SOME PAST EXHIBITIONS
RSA, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh.
RSW, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh.
RSMA, Mall Galleries, London.
Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London.
Affordable Art Fair, London.
House for an Art Lover, Glasgow.
The Art Agency, Esher, Surrey.
EDS Gallery, Edinburgh.
Aberdeen Art Fair.
An Lanntair, Stornoway.
Macmillan Exhibition, Bonhams, Edinburgh.
New Forest Art Centre, Hampshire.
Sulgrave Manor, Banbury.
Di Rollo Gallery Edinburgh.
Ealian Gallery, Drymen.
Juno Gallery, Dunoon.
Milton Art Gallery, Banchory.
Breeze Gallery, Edinburgh.