Saturday, July 19, 2014

In the shadows of the Bridge





















Boats travel underneath the bridge at Goolwa during a big regatta. Interesting shadows and lights were made by the yachts going in and out of the shadows of the bridge above.
In the shadows of the bridge - oil on canvasboard - 10x8"

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Pirie Street in the rain
























The relatively new crossing on Pirie Street in Adelaide is a real focal point in the rain.
70x70cm oil on canvas - 70x70cm oil on canvas

Monday, June 30, 2014

Autumn - Henley Beach















Based on a view from the Grange Jetty looking toward Henley Beach.
Autumn Beach - oil on board - 24x12"

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Beach Shadows

















As cloud shadows slide across the beach, beachwalkers walk and yachts come in.
Beach Shadows - oil on board - 24"x12"
Available soon at
Roux & Cyr
International Fine Art Gallery
48 Free Street, Portland, Maine

Monday, June 23, 2014

The last wave















This was a scene I captured several years ago at the end of a hot day at Coolum Beach in Queensland. The lone surfer rushes toward the surf for one last wave before the night set in,
The last wave - oil on board - 24"x12"
Available soon at
Roux & Cyr
International Fine Art Gallery
48 Free Street, Portland, Maine

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

City rain

























Based on Waymouth Street and some vintage cars spotted at Victor Harbor.
City Rain - oil on board - 60x60cm
Available at the Glenside Lions club Art Show

Monday, May 19, 2014

More rain

























A glimpse back in the past. The painting was put together with a view of Currie Street, Adelaide and some vintage cars I spotted at Victor Harbor.
More rain - 60x60cm - available at the Glenside Lions Art Show starting on Wednesday Evening.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Summer at Semaphore
























The popular Semaphore Beach near Adelaide in South Australia is graced with a long jetty that provides elavated views and much-needed shade.
Summer Semaphore - 30x30cm oil on board

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Waymouth Winter



























Winter closes in on Waymouth Street, Adelaide.
Waymouth Winter - 30x30cm oil on board.
Available at the Campbelltown Rotary art show.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Wet weather - Waymouth Street

























Waymouth Street in wet weather is a jewel for artists.
Wet weather - Waymouth Street - 60x60cm oil on board.
Available at the Flagstaff Hill Rotary Art Show - Easter

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Goolwa beach day

























The old Goolwa beach path was an invitation and entry to the magnificent beach at Goolwa.
This is the third version I have done of this scene.
Goolwa beach day - 90x90cm oil on canvas
Available at Goolwa Rotary Art Show - Easter 2014

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Storm water - Pirie Street


























Storm water sweeps down on Pirie Street in Adelaide.
Storm water - Pirie Street - 120x90cm oil on canvas
Rejected entry into the Watershed Art Prize - Salisbury. Apparently, city rain and storm water does not relate to 'water sustainability' as per the competition rules. I always thought it was related...oh well!

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Beach path - Goolwa






















That first view of the beach from the beach path can be wonderful. Almost too much for the senses to take in!
Beach Path - Goolwa - 80x60 oil on canvas.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Victor yachts



























Victor Harbor yacht club provides some great sights with white sails against the dark pines.
Victor Yachts - 22x22cm oil on board.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Autumn beach

























Beach paths are inviting roads to the fun below. The painting is based the old beach path at Goolwa Beach.
Autumn Beach - 22x22cm oil on board.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Summer Beach

























A natural entrance to the beach beckons us to come and explore.
Summer Beach - 22x22cm oil on board
Available at the Yorke Peninisular art Show - April 2014

Monday, February 10, 2014

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Toward Pirie Street - oil on board by Mike Barr


























Looking toward Pirie Street from Waymouth in the rain.
Toward Pirie Street - oil on board - 60x60cm
Available at the David Sumner Gallery from Feb 2, 2014

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Crossing in the rain - oil on canvas - Mike Barr

























Pedestrian crossings are striking things in the rain.
Crossing in the rain - oil on canvas 60x60cm - Mike Barr
Painting available from David Sumner Gallery - Feb 2014

David Sumner Gallery
359 Greenhill Road, Toorak Gardens, South Australia 5065
(08) 8332 7900
Opening hours Tues - Friday 11-5pm
Weekend - 2-5pm
http://www.david-sumner-gallery.com

Saturday, January 18, 2014

City Rain - oil on canvas - Mike Barr




A rainy day on Flinders Street in Adelaide.
City Rain - oil on canvas - 60x60cm
Painting available from David Sumner Gallery - Feb 2014

David Sumner Gallery
359 Greenhill Road, Toorak Gardens, South Australia 5065
(08) 8332 7900
Opening hours Tues - Friday 11-5pm
Weekend - 2-5pm
http://www.david-sumner-gallery.com

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Normanville Beach



















The beautiful Normanville Beach is framed through its Jetty. 
Normanville Beach - 70x50cm oil on board.
Available at the Victor Harbor Rotary Art Show

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Cockling at Goolwa




















Cockling season is busy on Goolwa Beach in South Australia.
Cockling at Goolwa - 120x90cm oil on canvas
Available at the Victor Harbor Rotary Art Show

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Gone fishin'



















A boy is in a world of his own on an Autumn day on Goolwa Beach. 
Gone Fishin' - Oil on board - 70x50cm
Available at the Port Rotary Art Show

Monday, December 16, 2013

North Adelaide Rain

























Cars slice through the rain-drenched streets of North Adelaide.
North Adelaide Rain - oil on board - 30x30cm

Franklin Street Showers

























A late afternoon storm sweeps across Adelaide.
Franklin Street Showers - 30x30cm oil on board.

Rain on Waymouth


























Rain falls on Waymouth Street looking toward Pirie Street in Adelaide.
Rain on Waymouth - 60x60cm oil on board.

Rain - Adelaide Town Hall



























One of the best places to see the beautiful effects of the rain is from the porches of the Adelaide Town Hall. 
Rain - Adelaide Town Hall - 60x60cm oil on board.