“I have been drawing and painting since I was a young boy growing up in Thunder Bay. It was a surprising preoccupation as there were no artists or galleries to speak of. Thunder Bay was far too isolated to find motivation and inspiration from a limited culture that was this cities inherited reputation…”Continue reading the Artist’s Statement >
“To paint a subject, you must know it, understand it and live it before you can say something about it.”
Carl Ahrens (1862-1936) and Homer Watson Exhibit (1855-1936) with Barry McCarthy and Tony Luciani
Two generations of landscape painters face to face. View Event Poster >
Sept. 15 - Jan. 6, 2019
Loch Gallery | Fall 2018
"Misty Morning," Cty Rd. 7, oil, 36x48"
Students will be painting the image to the right "Magnetic Hill, South River Rd. Pasture". October 19, 20, 21 (2018)
Proposed Plein Air Excursion 2020 to Scotland. Visit Isle of Mann, Shetland Islands, Isle of Skye for two weeks. Set aside some shekels for this one!
Barry McCarthy Art