Barry Johansen is a professional creative who is aware that art is a form of visual storytelling. Combining his fashion and illustration skills with those of social media he has started using digital art applications to explore his day to day world of digital art and the he has immersed himself in.
Working on an iPad Barry has a develop a style and technique that when printed is reminiscent of traditional watercolours and continues to explore and push boundaries as technologies allowed more potation to express his stories in a digital medium and traditional mediums.
Drawing from social comment the world he lives in Barry isn’t worried about using his work to make relevant social comment or to insturfret his surrounding cityscapes, landscapes, human form and nature.
It’s Still Life March 04 th, 2017 – April 08th, 2017 at Gallery 107 @ Dalby.
Western Downs Regional Art Awards, September 2017, Highly commended for Invisible Man in the Spotlight.