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CONTEMPORARY . FIGURATIVE . REALISM. ...

CONTEMPORARY . FIGURATIVE . REALISM.
PAINTINGS . SCULPTURES . DRAWINGS.

August 1st - September 30th, 2009

The Maryborough Station Antique Emporium
http://www.stationantiques.com

The Historic Bealiba Town Hall
The Goldfields, Central Victoria.
Australia.

Paul Beresford
0404 794 882

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    JAMES XAVIER BARBOUR
    CONTEMPORARY . FIGURATIVE . REALISM.

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    August 1st - September 30th, 2009

    The Maryborough Station Antique Emporium
    http://www.stationantiques.com

    The Historic Bealiba Town Hall
    Cnr Grant & Main Sts Bealiba Victoria Australia.

    Paul Beresford
    0408 794 882

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  • JAMES XAVIER BARBOUR CONTEMPORARY FIGURATIVE REALISM PAINTINGS . SCULPTURES . DRAWINGS Forthcoming Exhibitions Maryborough Station Antiques Gallery The Historic BealibaTown Hall
  • August 1st - September 30th 2009 August 1st - September 30th, 2009 Contact Glenda James 03 5461 4683 Contact Paul Beresford 0408 794 882 www.stationantiques.com beresfordp@hotmail.com BIOGRAPHY James Xavier Barbour was born in Dallas, Texas and is of Spanish descent. His passion for art began to form when he was a young child and his works attracted increasing public attention and recognition beginning in his early years. He had his first professional art exhibition soon after. Barbour is a professional painter and sculptor who blends Old Masters techniques with contemporary narrative. His work courts ambiguity, and symbolism and is inspired by his love for the human figure. He is very dedicated to using the techniques of the Old Masters and concerned with anatomical, and realistic accuracy and a seriousness that requires attention to detail and slow, rich execution.
  • His images are filled with movement and symbolism. They frequently ask us to reflect upon the eternal or universal aspects of our lives and to redefine truth and perception. Barbour is also a dedicated Professor and lecturer of Human Anatomy, Figurative Art / Portraiture and in Art History at The Academy of Art University in San Francisco and has also previously taught different art courses in New York, New Jersey, and Italy for several years. He also founded The Estudio Barbour Atelier where he privately trains a select number of artists in advanced anatomy and more advanced drawing, painting and sculpture techniques in the classical realist tradition of the Old Masters and will occasionally travel to conduct various art demonstrations and workshops during the year. Barbour received his Masters of Fine Arts in Painting and in Anatomy from the New York Academy of Art, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Hartford Art School in Connecticut. He has also studied at the Art Students League of New York, and lived in Italy where he exhibited and trained in fresco/mural, traditional Old Masters techniques, and in art conservation. At The New York Academy of Art he studied under leading artists including such as: Vincent Desiderio, Martha Mayer Erlebacher, Steven Assael, Deane Keller, Wade
  • Schuman, Edward Schmidt, Leonid Lerman, and Stephen Brown. Barbour paintings, sculptures, and drawings are currently represented in several art museums and galleries, and in many private and corporate collections worldwide. In addition, he accepts a limited number of new portrait commissions each year. He has also received multiple awards for his work including the recent The George Sugarman Grant. He has been commissioned for several public and private murals in Italy, New York City, Connecticut, Texas, and California. He recently completed an 80 ft ceiling mural in Alameda, California. His work was recently on exhibition at The John Pence Art Gallery in California, The Masur Art Museum in Louisiana, The Museum of Fine Art in Houston,Texas, The Peninsula Museum of Art of California ,The Beau Monde Cielito Gallery, The Stage Gallery in New York, The Joseloff Gallery in Connecticut, The National Arts Club in New York City , The Art Gallery of Kingwood, Texas. Barbour has been on exhibit in England and Florence, Italy. The exhibition in Florence was held at the beautiful Fortezza da Basso. He also has two upcoming exhibits and solo exhibition of his work from August 1st- September 30, 2009 in both the
  • historic Bealiba Town Hall , and the Maryborough Station Gallery in Central Victoria, Australia. He is currently creating new artworks and nearing completion on an upcoming book on art instruction. He is also teaching classes as an instructor at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Contact Information: Offical Site : www.JamesXavierBarbour.com, Email: Barbour@JamesXavierBarbour.com Official Blog: http://EstudioBarbourAnatomy.blogspot.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/ JamesXavierBarbour 510-444-1493 studio 415-410-7588 mobile