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Whitney Barrett

American, b. 1979, Connecticut, based in Saxtons River, VT

About Whitney Barrett

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Whitney Barrett

Blue Bird

2021

Acrylic and mixed media on board

24 x 18 in

$425

Whitney Barrett

Stack 1

2021

Acrylic and mixed media on board

28 x 22 in

$550

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Whitney Barrett

Narwhal

2022

Acrylic and mixed media on board

24 x 24 in

$550

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Whitney Barrett

And perhaps it was time 

2022
Collage
12 x 9 in

$75

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Whitney Barrett

You’re going away 

2022
Collage
12 x 9 in

$75

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Whitney Barrett

Chapter 9

2022
Collage
12 x 9 in

Sold

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Whitney Barrett

Mother

2022
Collage
12 x 9 in

Sold

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Whitney Barrett

Red Collage

2022
Collage
12 x 9 in

Sold

Whitney Barrett

Red Bird

2021
Acrylic and mixed media on canvas
24 x 24 in

$550

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Whitney Barrett

Astronaut

2021

Acrylic and mixed media on board

37 x 23 in

Sold

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Whitney Barrett

Agatha 

2022 

Collage 

12 x 9 in

$75

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Whitney Barrett

untitled #1

2022 

Collage

12 x 9 in

$75

Whitney Barrett

Octopus 

2021
Acrylic and mixed media on canvas
28 x 22 in

$550

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Artist's Statement


My recent work focuses on combining elements of narration and abstraction. Using pattern, mark making and collage, I have been integrating found text and hybrid/abstracted human figures in static poses. These pieces explore questions of identity, story, and how we present to the outside world. I am interested in the way stories are told and implied, assumptions and miscommunication, as well as the tension between expectation and desire. I am a deep lover of fairy tales and fantasy, and am interested in playing with the metaphors of animals and how we know ourselves as humans.



Biography


Whitney Barrett, based in Saxtons River, Vermont works in collage, pen and ink, acrylic paint, and found text to explore questions of identity, story, and how we present to the outside world. A deep lover of fairy tales and fantasy, Barrett is interested in playing with the metaphors of animals and how we know ourselves as humans. “I am interested in the way stories are told and implied, assumptions and miscommunication, as well as the tension between expectation and desire.” - Whitney Barrett

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