John Barcham

John Barcham

  • Artist’s Statement

    Our world is a place full of wonder and, for me, painting and drawing are tools to delve
    deeper into our world and the people and places encountered along the way. I use my
    work as a conduit to explore the way people everywhere connect to each other and the
    world around them and how in turn we can relate to each other through our common
    humanity. This is where I find the inspiration for my work . All my work is based on direct
    experience. I only work from reference gathered on location or en plein air.
    In the studio I work from my own digital reference photos and field drawings to develop
    works. I’m strongly influenced by 19th and 20th century narrative based figurative work.
    The Australian impressionists and narrative, observational work by artists travelling with
    early explorers and colonial artists are of particular interest to me.

  • Biography

    I have been an exhibiting fine artist for the past 25 years working in a range of mediums principally pastel, Oil, watercolour and lithography. Maritime themes are a constant feature of my work.

  • Awards

    Mission to Seafarers Art Prize
    2016 – Finalist (special mention, sold work $1850, ANL corporate collection)
    2017 – Finalist
    2018 – Finalist (sold work $2900)
    2019 - Finalist

  • Exhibitions

    Recent exhibitions
    2019 “Time and Tide” – Paintings and Drawings, Warneet and surrounds 1990 – 2019. City of
    Casey Art Spaces, Cranbourne Library.
    2018 “One World”, Incinerator Gallery, City of Moonee Valley
    2017 “One World” Sagra Gallery , Malvern, VIC

  • Website

    https://bluethumb.com.au/john-barcham

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  • John Barcham

    In the Blood
    120 x 90 cm Oil on Canvas Sold