Carol Barrett – wildlife artist
Original Carol Barrett paintings are available for sale, and some of these are shown on the gallery pages. She also undertakes commissions of wildlife in the client’s preferred medium, eg, pastel, acrylic or oil.
Carol lives and works in Edinburgh at the Dovecot Studio and regularly travels to Africa to study, sketch and photograph wildlife in its natural habitat.
Carol has contributed to, and supported, a number of wildlife projects in Africa and the UK, including The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF). Carol has joined “Artist Helping Cheetahs”, and will donate 20% of revenues from selected items.
Carol will be exhibiting in 2013 at the Art Friends of St.Columba's Hospice Annual Art Exhibition and The Atholl Gallery, Dunkeld. (further details on Exhibiton page)
New Book: Carol was invited to showcase eight of her wildlife paintings in the latest edition of Visual Creativity.
“A collection of international work by todays great creative talent” by Mark McGough BA (Hons) Graphic Design.
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Carol is returning to Kenya and Southern Tanzania in autumn of 2013 to do a field study and research for her new work. By sketching the wildlife in its natural habitat, taking colour notes, filling her diary with detailed descriptions of, eg, events, behaviour, light, texture, etc, and taking photographs will all assist in creating a new collection of paintings for her fifth solo exhibition in 2014. More details to follow.
Copyright of Endangered destiny gifted to The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF)
Endangered destiny (watercolour)
Carol supports The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) by donating 20% of all her cheetah art sales.
Endangered destiny was selected and sold at 2012 Wildlife artist of the Year.
Carol also gifted the copyright of this watercolour to CCF to help in their mission to save wild cheetah.