Rain – Payneham Road

50x50cm acrylic on textured board

Payneham Road is one of the main roads out of the city of Adelaide toward the eastern suburbs. There are some great old gum trees along the road that give it lots of character – especially in the wet!

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Mike Barr

About Mike Barr

I paint what I love - sparsely populated beaches with big skies and wide shallows and rain-drenched city streets that sparkle with reflective light.
Of course, both these places are animated with human activity, such as beach walkers or those braving the elements of a rainy day,
and they add to the appeal of such scenes.

The sky usually plays a large part in my work.
From a very young age I have been fascinated with clouds and the moods of the sky and have always loveed a stormy day.
It is no surprise then that this is translated into my work.


My paintings aren't acquired because they match the curtains - they are windows in themslves.
They offer glimpses of where we have been or where we would like to be - places where the soul can linger for a while an rest.

 

 www.theartofbarr.com

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I am a fellow of the Royal South Australian Society of Arts

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