About Catherine Barnes

Catherine Barnes, born in London, moved to Dover studying first at Folkestone and then Camberwell School of Art 1965 – 68 later, painting and History of Art at Goldsmiths’ College. Working and exhibiting in London she was a member of Greenwich Printmakers and worked at Kelpra Studio. In 1984 she moved to Winchester where she established Juno Studio and was appointed a Visiting Lecturer in Art History at The University of Southampton whilst continuing to be a visiting artist and lecturer at Southampton City Art Gallery.

In 2001 she was selected for the first Fresh Art Fair, Business Design Centre, London, and again in 2003. She exhibited in Paris in Europ’Art 2002 and had two solo exhibitions in London in 2004: at Karen Taylor Contemporary Art and in the East End in the Tea Building. Two more solo exhibitions at Mayfair’s Zizi Gallery in 2005 and 2006 with Cork and Rotterdam Art Fairs in 2005. In 2006 she moved to a new studio in Chichester, where she is now based. She has participated in art fairs in Antwerp, Dublin and London and was selected for the DACS Kowalsky Gallery’s Romance exhibition, British Modern Masters and the Cork Street Open.

In 2009 she held two very successful solo exhibitions at Chichester's Joy Gallery whilst continuing to exhibit in London. She has recently represented the UK at the 2011 Florence Biennale, held in the Fortezza da Basso. 2012 opened with a solo exhibition at The ARThouse Gallery in the centre of Bournemouth.

Previous Exhibitions


2021  Pictures in the Porch: Festival of Chichester, 25-27 June

2021 "Waterscapes", Oxmarket Gallery, 8th - 20th June

2021 stART Exhibition, Oxmarket Gallery, to June 13th

2020 Pictures in the Porch: Festival of Chichester, July

2019  Sussex Art Fairs, Brighton, October

2019 Festival of Chichester joint exhibition at Oxmarket, July

2019 West Sussex Art Fairs, Goodwood, May

2019 Chichester Open Studios. May

2018 Festival of Chichester Studio Exhibition

2017 Joint Exhibition with Daphne Casdagli, Bankside Gallery, London

2017 Solo Exhibition, Festival of Chichester

2016 Solo Exhibition, Oxmarket Gallery, Chichester

2015  Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair, London

2015  Festival of Chichester 'Five Festival Sundays' June/July

2014  Solo Exhibition at Cloudhopper Gallery, Bognor Regis

2014  Paintings 500 at Candid Galleries, Islington N1.

2014  Solo Exhibition at The Oxmarket Centre of Arts, Chichester

2013 Espacio Gallery, Bethnal Green Road, London E2

2013 Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair, London N1

2013 Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, Bournemouth 2012 The ARThouse Gallery, Bournemouth (Solo) 2011 The Florence Biennale 2011 Store Street Gallery, Bloomsbury, London 2011 Parkside Gallery, London SW 2011 "Untitled Artists" Art Fair, Chelsea, London 2010 Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair 2010 Cork Street Open Exhibition, Mayfair, London 2010 Spring Exhibition, Joy Gallery, Chichester 2009 Bell Fine Art, Parchment Street, Winchester 2009 Exhibition of work at The Angel Hotel, Midhurst, West Sussex 2009 Affordable Art Fair (Autumn Collection), London, with Bell Fine Art 2009 Featured Artist at The Arthouse Gallery, Bourne Avenue, Bournemouth 2009 "Musicscapes/Landscapes" solo Exhibition for Chichester Festivities (July) 2009 The Joy Gallery, Chichester. Solo Exhibition (March) 2008 Affordable Art Fair (Autumn Collection), London, with Bell Fine Art 2008 Kowalsky Gallery (DACS) Romance Exhibition, London EC1 2008 Cork Street Open, Mayfair, London W1 2008 "Untitled Artists" Art Fair, Chelsea, London 2008 Art Ireland, RDS, Dublin, Ireland 2008 British Modern Masters touring exhibition in: Bath, Oxford, Worcester, York, Birmingham, Stratford upon Avon, 2007 Art-Event Belgium: Antwerp, Belgium 2007 Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair, London 2006 Thomas Corman Arts 2006 Zizi Gallery, Mayfair, London W1 (solo) 2006 Kunst Event, Ahoy, Rotterdam 2005 The Cork Art Fair, Cork, Ireland 2005 l'Art Pour Tous Art Fair, Cannes, France 2005 Zizi Gallery, Mayfair, London,W1. (solo) 2005 Galleria Regina, Ste. Margherita, Genoa, Italy 2004 Art on Paper Fair, Royal College of Art 2005 Byard Art, Cambridge 2005 Watson Westmorland, Mayfair, London W1 2004 Karen Taylor Contemporary Art, Twickenham. (solo) 2004 Battersea Contemporary Art Fair 2004 gallery@one0two, Tea Building , Shoreditch, London E1 (3 artists show) 2004 On the Wall Art Fair, Olympia , London 2004 Affordable Art Fair, Autumn Collection, with Thomas Corman Arts & Bell Fine Art 2004 Fenwick Gallery, Warkworth, Northumberland 2004 Work published by Ediciones Selina SA, Valencia, Spain 2004 Russell Gallery , Putney, London SW15 2004 Art on Paper Fair, Royal College of Art 2003 Fresh Art Fair 2003, Business Design Centre, Islington, London N1 2003 Art on Paper Fair, Royal College of Art 2003 Thomas Corman Arts 2003 Affordable Art Fair, Battersea (October) 2003 Art Ireland Fair, Dublin, Ireland 2003 Debut and Gallery Artist at gallery@one0two, Tea Building, Shoreditch, London E1 2002 Affordable Art Fair Autumn Collection, Battersea, London 2002 Karen Taylor Contemporary Art, Twickenham, Works on Canvas 2002 CCA Galleries, Farnham Surrey and Fulham, West London 2002 Europ'Art, Espace d'Auteuil, Paris 16, France 2001 Karen Taylor Contemporary Art, Twickenham. 2001 Affordable Art Fair with Bell Fine Art 2001 Fresh Art 2001, Business Design Centre, Islington, London N1 2001 Hampshire County Council added six oil on canvas paintings to their collection 2000 Painting Commission from Winchester City Council for cover of 2001 City Guide 1999 One woman show at the Malvern Theatres, Worcestershire 1997 Beatrice Royal Gallery, Southampton 1997 "New Perspectives on Autumn" series commission by Winchester City 1994 One woman show at The Guildhall Gallery, Winchester 1992 Gallery Artist with Cowleigh Gallery to date 1992 Finalist in the Laing Painting Competition, Mall Galleries, London 1991 One woman show at The Salisbury Festival 1983 One woman exhibition of paintings and prints Tudor Barn Gallery, Greenwich 1981 Group Exhibition, The Bakehouse Gallery, Blackheath, London 1979 - 84 Greenwich Printmakers, London SE10.