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local artists on vancouver island

Barry Tate

Barry Tate
Piers Island

Noted for his unique interpretive style and bold use of colour, Barry’s paintings of coastal scenery reflect his passion for life and the sea.Using a fine long haired brush called a rigger and acrylic paint Barry often defines and outlines unique abstract shapes and colour hues in his work to create very interesting and special effects.His work has been collected in over 120 countries around the world and in every state of the USA. Barry was born in Victoria BC Canada and has lived near the ocean throughout his life. He currently works from his home-studio on Piers Island near Victoria, and in Mexico.

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