Barry Thompson earned an MA from the Royal College of Art and a BA from University of East London. He has had solo shows with Rachmaninoff’s Smith/Arnatt, London in 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2013. Previous group shows include There is a place…, New Art Gallery, Walsall and Hope & Despair, Cell Project Space, London. Thompson was the sixth recipient of the Jessica Wilkes Award, which provided a major opportunity, funded and managed by Acme Studios to the value of £10,000, for an Acme tenant to develop their practice.
1) Above: A soldier drawn by Barry in 2013 (10.5 x 14 inches)
2) Above: 'Endymion' made in 2007 17 x 11 inches
3) Above: Date and Title unknown (13 x 10.5 inches)
4) Above: Size: 21 inches x 17 inches. (Date and Title unknown)
Barry's work is going to be exhibited as part of the 'Love and Loss' themed Inside Job exhibition curated by Jasmine Kee, Lou Montignac, Cristina Petrella, Kenneth Price, and Andrew Wyatt. It's a show of work made by Tate staff that you can see at Level 5 of the Blavatnik Building, Tate Modern. On Thursday 17th, Fri 18th, Sat 19th, sun 20th, Mon 21st Tues 22nd and Wed 23rd The Inside Job exhibition will be open to the public between 12 to 6pm. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org