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Nocturnal nature moths hibiscus cosmos etc

Julia Whitney Barnes
Poughkeepsie, NY

About the Artist

Born in Newbury, VT, Julia Whitney Barnes spent two decades in Brooklyn, before moving to the Hudson Valley. Whitney Barnes received her BFA from Parsons School of Design and her MFA from Hunter College. Her work is executed in a variety of media, from cyanotypes, watercolor, oil, ceramic sculptures, murals, drawings, etchings, and site-specific installations. Whitney Barnes has created site-specific installations at Arts Brookfield/Brooklyn, NY, the Wilderstein Sculpture Biennial, Rhinebeck, NY; The Trolley Barn/Fall Kill Creative Works, Poughkeepsie, NY; GlenLily Grounds, Newburgh, NY; Ar…

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About the Artist

Born in Newbury, VT, Julia Whitney Barnes spent two decades in Brooklyn, before moving to the Hudson Valley. Whitney Barnes received her BFA from Parsons School of Design and her MFA from Hunter College. Her work is executed in a variety of media, from cyanotypes, watercolor, oil, ceramic sculptures, murals, drawings, etchings, and site-specific installations. Whitney Barnes has created site-specific installations at Arts Brookfield/Brooklyn, NY, the Wilderstein Sculpture Biennial, Rhinebeck, NY; The Trolley Barn/Fall Kill Creative Works, Poughkeepsie, NY; GlenLily Grounds, Newburgh, NY; ArtsWestchester, White Plains, NY; Gowanus Public Arts Initiative, Brooklyn, NY; Space All Over/Fjellerup Bund i Bund & Grund, Fjellerup, Denmark; Lower Manhattan Cultural Council/Sirovitch Senior Center, New York, NY; Brooklyn School of Inquiry, Brooklyn, NY; New York City Department of Transportation, New York, NY; and Figment Sculpture Garden, Governors Island, NY and among other locations.

Julia Whitney Barnes has exhibited in the United States and internationally, including at Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY/New York, NY; Brooklyn Historical Society, The Old Stone House, and Trestle Gallery, all Brooklyn, NY; Mattaewan Gallery, Beacon, NY; Cunneen Hackett Arts Center, and WomensWork Gallery, both Poughkeepsie, NY; Institute of Contemporary Art and International Crytopzoology Museum, both Portland, ME, and Siena Art Institute, Italy, among many others. She was awarded fellowships from New York State Council on the Arts administered through Arts Mid-Hudson, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Abbey Memorial Fund for Mural Painting/National Academy of Fine Arts, and the Gowanus Public Art Initiative, among others.

Artist’s Work

Cyanotype painting poppies 2020 2
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Cyanotype Painting (Poppies 2020, 2)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting poppies 2020 1
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Cyanotype Painting (Poppies 2020, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting peony ferns 2020 2
Julia whitney barnes

Cyanotype Painting (Peony Ferns 2020, 2)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting rose of sharon 2020 1
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Cyanotype Painting (Rose of Sharon 2020, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting hibiscuspoppies 2020 1
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Cyanotype Painting (Hibiscus/Poppies 2020, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting cosmos 2020 1
Julia whitney barnes

Cyanotype Painting (Cosmos 2020, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting roses 2020 1
Julia whitney barnes

Cyanotype Painting (Roses 2020, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting poppies 2020 3
Julia whitney barnes

Cyanotype Painting (Poppies 2020, 3)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting hibiscussnapdragon 2020
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Cyanotype Painting (Hibiscus/Snapdragon 2020)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting leavesferns 2020 1
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Cyanotype Painting (Leaves/Ferns 2020, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting helleborefern 2020 1
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Cyanotype Painting (Hellebore/Fern 2020, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting pink hibiscus 2020 1
Julia whitney barnes

Cyanotype Painting (Pink Hibiscus 2020, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting red hibiscus 2020 1
Julia whitney barnes

Cyanotype Painting (Red Hibiscus 2020, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting peony ferns 2020 1
Julia whitney barnes

Cyanotype Painting (Peony Ferns 2020, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting sunflower 2020 1
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Cyanotype Painting (Sunflower 2020, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting rose of sharonred hibiscus 2020
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Cyanotype Painting (Rose of Sharon/Red Hibiscus 2020, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting venice mallow 2020 1
Julia whitney barnes

Cyanotype Painting (Venice Mallow, 2020, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting pink peony 1
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Cyanotype Painting (Pink Peony, 1)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype painting peony ferns 2020 3
Julia whitney barnes

Cyanotype Painting (Peony Ferns 2020, 3)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Cyanotype Paintings
Nocturnal nature moths hibiscus cosmos etc
Julia whitney barnes

Nocturnal Nature (Moths, Hibiscus, Cosmos, etc)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Nocturnal nature cosmos leaves dahlia etc
Julia whitney barnes

Nocturnal Nature (Cosmos, Leaves, Dahlia, etc))

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Nocturnal nature luna moth cosmos etc
Julia whitney barnes

Nocturnal Nature (Luna Moth, Cosmos, etc)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Nocturnal nature cosmos hibiscus poppies moths etc
Julia whitney barnes

Nocturnal Nature (Cosmos, Hibiscus, Poppies, Moths, etc)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Nocturnal nature squash blossom
Julia whitney barnes

Nocturnal Nature (Squash Blossom)

By Julia Whitney Barnes

Selected Exhibitions

Press and Accolades

  • The Poughkeepsie Journal
    July 16, 2020
  • Times Record Herald
    December 1, 2019
  • The Poughkeepsie Journal
    February 6, 2019
  • Chronogram Magazine
    January 23, 2019
  • USA Today
    October 25, 2018
  • Beekman 1802 Magazine
    Winter 2017/Spring 2018
  • Chronogram Magazine
    July 2017
  • The New York Times
    August 2, 2016
  • Individual Artist Commission, New York State Council on the Arts, Decentralization Program
    2018
  • Gowanus Public Arts Initiative Grant
    2015
  • Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Residency & Fellowship
    2012
  • National Academy of Fine Art, Edwin Austin Abbey Mural Residency & Fellowship
    2010

Education

  • Hunter College, CUNY, MFA
    New York, NY,2006 
  • Parsons School of Design, The New School, BFA
    New York, NY,2001