CV

Born in Canberra 1971

Works and lives in Gracetown, South West, Western Australia, 6284

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, National Art School, Sydney 1998-2000

Bachelor of Arts, Archaeology and History, University of Western Australia 1990 -1993

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 City of Busselton Art Award, Busselton WA

2020 South West Times Show , Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury, WA

2017 ANL Mission to Seafarers Maritime Art Prize -’The Consequences of Waves’ ink and pen on paper, Melbourne VIC

ANL Mission to Seafarers Maritime Art Prize Peoples Choice Finalist -’The Consequences of Waves’ ink and pen on paper, Melbourne VIC

1999 Glebe Art Prize ‘An Open Swimmer’ oil on board- Highly Commended,Sydney NSW

Group Exhibitions

2020 City of Melville Art Award

Independent School Art Auction, Margaret River WA -Highly Commended

2017 Readers Writers Festival Art Exhibition ‘1936 Berlin’ oil on board- Highly Commended, WA

Independent School Art Auction, Margaret River, WA

2000 Graduate Show,  National Art School, Sydney NSW

Animal Mineral Vegetable’,  Balmain Watchhouse, Balmain NSW

On the Tiles’ , Sir Hermann Black Gallery, University of Sydney NSW

Solo Exhibitions

2020 This Hopeful Shack, digital drawings 3 March-29th May , HEART Gallery, Margaret River

2018 Happy Place, small paintings and cartoons, Margaret River Artisan Store, SW WA

2015 27 Days, paintings, The Cocoon, Margaret River Library , SW WA 

Publications

South West Times 2020 Catalogue, pp 8 and pp 16/17, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery 

A Closer look at this Hopeful Shack, Regional Arts WA Online, February 2020

Tarhairedjack a.k.a Jenny Barr, Interview, Local Art Paper, October 2019

Drawing – A Jurisprudence of Movement by Olivia Barr, 2016/17

‘An Open Swimmer’ by Jenny Barr,  ABC Open, 2015

Interview with Adam Cullen, Sydney Morning Herald 2000

‘On the tiles’ Sebastian Smee, Sydney Morning Herald 2000

Collaborations

Who Comes Calling? Poem by Miriam Wei Wei Lo, design and drawing by Jenny Potts Barr. Commissioned poem for solo exhibition March 2020.

Local Art Paper, in-depth artist interviews with South West Artists by Daniela Palitos and Jenny Barr. Www.localartpaper.com

Collections

Sir Hermann Black Gallery, University of Sydney, NSW

Private collections Australia and Internationally

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