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Brenton Barnes

Freelance Illustrator & Digital Artist

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Location:Beverly, Massachusetts, United States
Website: http://brentonbarnesillustration.blogspot.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/brentonbarnes
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I'm a productive and hardworking freelance illustrator with a variety of talents in both traditional and digital media who is always on the lookout to learn new methods and techniques. My work has been best described as having a distinct "graphic novel" quality that allows my illustrations to stand out and tell their own narratives to whoever views them.

Beyond Freelanced, my work can been seen in various locations in this series of tubes.

Main Portfolio: http://brentonbarnesillustration.carbonmade.com
Progress/Idea Blog: http://brentonbarnesillustration.blogspot.com

Education

2006-2010: Bachelor of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, MA
2005: Pre-College, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

Organizations

Co-Creator of Pop-Up Portsmouth (2011 - 2012)

Auctions

2014: Massachusetts College of Art and Design's 25th Annual Benefit Art Auction, Boston, Massachusetts
2013: Massachusetts College of Art and Design's 24th Annual Benefit Art Auction, Boston, Massachusetts
2012: Massachusetts College of Art's 23rd Annual Benefit Art Auction, Boston, Massachusetts

Solo Exhibitions:

2014: The Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge, Massachusetts
2013: Gateway Real Estate, Allston, Massachusetts
2013: The Works Cafe, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2013: Dos Amigos Burritos, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2012: Tease Hair Salon, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2012: Starbucks, Market Square, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2011: Dos Amigos Burritos, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2011: Me & Ollie's Community Room, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Group Exhibitions:

2014: "BARTKIRA" Floating World Comics, Portland, Oregon
2014: Massachusetts College of Art & Designs's 25th Annual Benefit Art Auction, Paine and Bakalar Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2013: "Emerging Artists: 30 Under 30" Old Town Hall Gallery, Exeter, New Hampshire
2013: Massachusetts College of Art & Design's 24th Annual Benefit Art Auction, Paine and Bakalar Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2012: "Winter Salon Show" Soo Rye Art Gallery, Rye, New Hampshire
2012: "Everything That Creeps" Lincoln Arts Project, Waltham, Massachusetts
2012: "Emerging Artists: 30 Under 30" Old Town Hall Gallery, Exeter, New Hampshire
2012: "Pop Satellite Show" Salmon Falls Mills Open Studios, Rollinsford, New Hampshire
2012: Massachusetts College of Art's 23rd Annual Benefit Art Auction Preview Show, Paine and Bakalar Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2012: "Pop Up Portsmouth" The Works Cafe, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2011: "POP Satellite Show" Salmon Falls Mills Open Studios, Rollinsford, New Hampshire
2011: "Revenge of Freaky Fright Nights" Space 242 @ The Fourth Wall Project, Boston, Massachusetts
2011: "Pop Up Portsmouth" Tease Hair Salon, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2011: "Emerging Artists: 30 Under 30" Old Town Hall Gallery, Exeter, New Hampshire
2011: "Done: Young Alumni Works" Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Student Life Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2011: "POP Satellite Show" Marc Wentworth Home, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2011: "Taking Flight" Soo Rye Art Gallery, Rye, New Hampshire
2011: "Flourish: Alumni Works On Paper" Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Paine & Bakalar Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2011: “Pop-Up Portsmouth” Me & Ollie’s Community Room, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2010: “Precious” Soo Rye Art Gallery, Rye, New Hampshire
2010: “Emerging Artists: 30 Under 30” Old Town Hall Gallery, Exeter, New Hampshire
2010: “Senior Show” Massachusetts College of Art & Design, School Show, Paine Gallery
2010: “Hot Sketches: A Look Inside,” Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Illustration Department Group Show, Arnheim Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2010: “Illustration Senior Degree Project Show,” Massachusetts College of Art & Design, President’s Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2009: “Illustration All School Show,” Massachusetts College of Art & Design, President’s Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2007: “Studio Foundation All School Show,” Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Brant Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2007: “Faces of The Artist’s Residence,” Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Artist’s Residence Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

Graphic Design

2013 - 2014: Poster Design for The Seacoast Repertory Theater's Children Productions of "James and The Giant Peach", "Godspell", "Kids Camp Showcase", "Whimsy!", "Cinderella" and "A Year With Frog and Toad", "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2013: Album Cover for DJ Raw B's "DJ Raw B.'s Sizzlin' Mix", Released and Distributed by DJ Raw B. on Multiple Platforms
2013: Album Cover for Mars Jupiter's "Scales and Feathers", Released and Distributed by Mars Jupiter on Multiple Platforms
2013 - 2014: Logo Design and Lettering for Matthew S. Robinson & Preston Asevedo's comic series "Off The Leash"
2011: Album Cover for Rob Potylo's "How Do You Feel in June?", Released and Distributed by Curve of the Earth
2011: Logo Design for "Pop-Up Portsmouth", Designed for Web and Print Publication
2011: Album Cover for Rob Potylo’s “And The Lonely Planets”, Released and Distributed by Curve of The Earth
2010: Album Cover and Packaging Design for Rob Potylo’s “Something Happened At Horse Lake”, Released and Distributed by Quiet Desperation Records

Publications:

2014: BARTKIRA Art Book; Published by Frans Boukas, Distributed by Floating World Comics
2012: "DigBoston"(Formerly The Weekly Dig) October 31st - November 6th, Dig This Calender Illustration, Published and Distributed by Dig Publishing LLC.
2011: "Revenge of Freaky Fright Nights" Space 242 Online Promotional Material on Space 242 Website
2011: ”The Weekly Dig” May 25th - June 1st, Dig This Calender Illustration for Boston Zombie March VII, Published and Distributed by Dig Publishing LLC.
2010: “The Weekly Dig” June 2nd - June 9th, Dig This Calender Illustration for Boston Zombie March VI, Published and Distributed by Dig Publishing LLC.
2009: “Mister Reusch’s Black and White Illustration Book”, independent publication
2009: Artwork featured in Massachusetts College of Art & Design’s “Illustration Trading Cards: Deck Two”
2007: "Malarky 2: Fearless Comic Anthology", Story and Art for "The Basement", Published and Distributed by Massachusetts College of Art and Design's In Print Group

Group Projects:

2014: WeMadeA: Valentine's - Online Multimedia Valentine's Day Album - Contributed An Illustration - "Love Cat"
2013: BARTKIRA; Recreated Pages 311 - 315 of Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA Volume 4

Contests and Competitions:

2014: "Paint Pens Collective Valentine's Day Reader Art Contest" Held on Facebook, Won 1st Place with "Love Cat" Illustration; Received A Prize Package and Feature on PPC's Website

Features:

2014: Artwork Featured and Interviewed on Paint Pen Collective's Blog, Tumblr
2012: Artwork Featured and Interviewed on BostonInno, Lifestyle Section
2012: Artwork Featured on Boston Thought, Electronic Zine/Creative Sharing Blog
2012: "Emerging Artists: 30 Under 30" Exeter Arts Committee Promotional Materials; Postcards and Fliers
2012: "Something Happened At Horse Lake" featured in Season Two, Episode 5 of Quiet Desperation (Web Series)
2011: "Revenge of Freaky Fright Nights" Space 242 Promotional Material on Space 242 Website
2011: "Dreaming Kitten Coloring Book Page" featured on "Get Out of There Cat" Blog on Tumblr
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