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Featuring Representational Southwestern Art

Western imagery abounds in Barry Sapp's luminous paintings. From his studio in Tucson, Arizona, Barry paints scenes reflecting the culture and history of the Southwest and Mexico that feature horses, burros, Native American dancers, pueblos, cliff dwellings, Mexican markets, and of course, the legendary cowboy.

Through dynamic and bold techniques, Barry Sapp develops a unique and appealing atmosphere in his watercolor and acrylic paintings, inviting the viewer to become an active participant, rather than a passive observer.

His palette is a broad one creating unique, luminous color schemes to capture the ambiance and quintessential spirit of his subjects. His paintings come alive with light. "I like the luminosity of watercolor," he says, "That attribute distinguishes watercolor form all other mediums."

We invite you to browse through the Watercolor and Acrylic galleries on this site. Be sure to visit the Exhibitions page for the latest information on shows.

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What's New--

Jaguar Jamboree
A fundraiser for the Northern Jaguar Project was held at Jane Hamilton Fine Art on October 25th. The highlight of the evening was a live raffle of "Tigres Del Desierto" by Barry Sapp.

 

 

Mountain Oyster Club
Once again, Barry had paintings selected for the prestigious Mountain Oyster Club's Annual Contemporary Western Art Show, Nov. 24, 2013 through Jan. 4, 2014.

 

 

Barry Sapp Joins a Prestigeous Group of Atists
Barry was inducted as an Honorary Artist Member of the Mountain Oyster Club. His painting, "Long Hair Kachina" became part of the club's permanent collection.

At present there are 81 Honorary Artist Members in this prestigious organization including among others, Harley Brown, Tom Hill, Buck McCain, John Fawcett, William Matthews, and Lawrence Lee.

 

 

Take a Look at the New Watercolor and
Acrylic Painting by Barry Sapp

 

 

 


"Bringers of Rain"
30 X 24 Watercolor

Selected for Mountain Oyster Club

 

 

 

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