I am included in the Mini-Solo exhibition at Touchstone Gallery again this year. Touchstone is at 901 New York Ave., Washington, DC. The show runs from August 2-30. Opening Reception is Friday,August 3, 6:00 -8:30 pm.
JULY SHOW: Three of my figure drawigs are included in Celebration of the Figure at MOCA in Georgetown, Washington, DC.
I am showing five of my baby paintings at Artomatic. This huge show (10 floors of art, over 1000 artists) will be up from May 18-June 23. It is at 1851 S. Bell St, Crystal City, Virginia. The show will be open Wednesdays and Thursdays from noon until 10 pm, Fridays and Saturdays from noon until 1 am, and Sundays from noon until 5 pm. My work is on the 11th floor, room 1102. Please stop by for fun and lots of art! See http://artomatic.org/ for more details.
MARCH SHOWS: I have two pieces in the XX Twentyeth Anniversary Show at Del Ray Artisans. Ten of my drawings are included in the Erotica show at MOCA in Georgetown.
My watercolor, Beach and Grass won Honorable Mention in the January Light Space and Time Gallery Seascape exhibition. Check it out at http://www.lightspacetime.com/exhibitions/current-art-exhibition-seascapes/
I am the featured artist at MOCA gallery in Washington, DC for the month of November. Look for my "Baby" paintings in the front gallery. Come to the reception, November 18, 6:00-8:00 pm.
Look for my Mini-Solo exhibition at Touchstone Gallery, 901 New York Ave., Washington, DC, August 4-27. Opening Reception August 5, 6:00 -8:30 pm.
I have been doing the Daily PaintWorks Challenge each week for several months now and have set up a gallery on their site. Please check it out - these little paintings are a real bargain!
Three of my small Baby paintings are included in ArtFutura in Chicago, June 2-9. This is a benefit for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's Art Therapy program. James Rondeau, curator of the Modern Wing at The Art Institute of Chicago, curated the show, so it is quite an honor to be inclued. If you will be in Chicago on June 2, you can get tickets to the opening reception at http://bit.ly/mCT21r. If you would like to see the show online, go to ArtBarcs: http://bit.ly/jGoS7q.
I have been invited to show my work at an Art Reception sponsored by Summit Connection to benefit disaster victims in Japan. The event takes place on Wednesday June 8, 2011 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Embassy of Slovenia, 2410 California Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008. Thirty percent of all sales will go to disaster relief in Japan. Tickets to the event are $19 in advance or $25 at the door. (Half of the ticket price will go to the disaster relief). Tickets can be purchased on line at: http://mcbarnette.com/charity/. Hope to see you there!
Wide Open - Big Cry is featured in the Xanadu Gallery ad in the May, 2011 issue of American Art Collector magazine. Look for it on page 26.
APRIL SHOWS: My sketch "Male Nude (Tony)" was selected for inculsion in the the Embodiment Show at Soundry in Vienna, Virginia. Five of my new sketches of babies can be seen at MOCA DC, in Georgetown, Washingtion, DC.
I am now represented by the Xanadu Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona: www.xanadugallery.com. You may purchase any of the art work you see on my site through Xanadu using their online gallery: www.xanadugallery.com/Art/ArtistGallery.asp?ArtistID=890.
My water color, "Rough Seas", was awarded first place in Light Space & Time's February exhibition, "Seascapes"!
Wide Open - Big Cry was selected for inclusion in a group show at the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coilition.