Australian painter Mike Barr based in Adelaide city who has focused on his work almost exclusively on rainy cityscapes. Mike is well-known in Adelaide and Melbourne for his rainy street scenes and was recognized by being part of a publication ‘The Art of Being Melbourne’ in which the city’s history from gold-rush days through to today is recorded through its artists. Mike demonstrates a rainy-day acrylic painting.
The beautiful beaches of Adelaide and the state of South Australia have inspired Mike to convey their sense of wonder through his work. He believes that the sky holds the key to most paintings, particularly at the beach where the sky is uninterrupted by buildings.