Michael Barrett – Art

I make paintings of people, places, and things using traditional and digital media. I make interactive art in the form of single-page web sites.

Man with bicycle

Man with bicycle

Monoprint
Multiple inkjet prints on canvas
13ʺ × 19ʺ
July 28, 2018

Woman with many poppies

Woman with many poppies

Monoprint
Multiple inkjet prints on canvas
13ʺ × 19ʺ
July 28, 2018

Woman with poppies

Woman with poppies

Monoprint
Multiple inkjet prints on canvas
13ʺ × 19ʺ
July 28, 2018

Protester with poppies

Protester with poppies

Monoprint
Multiple inkjet prints on canvas
13ʺ × 19ʺ
July 28, 2018

Portrait study - woman facing forward

Portrait study - woman facing forward

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
July 8, 2018

Portrait study - man looking down

Portrait study - man looking down

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
June 24, 2018

Freighthouse Square

Portrait study - man looking down

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
June 14, 2018

Napping Commuter

Portrait study - man looking down

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
June 1, 2018

A painting for Instagram. This image was cut into a grid of 12 images and then posted one piece at a time over the course of a week to Instagram. The layout of the piece is intended to be “read” one block at a time so that a visual narrative unfolds with each post, leading to the whole image.

Foggy Mirror

Foggy Mirror

Foggy Mirror
Web site
May 20, 2018

Foggy Mirror recreates the experience of a fogged bathroom mirror using your device’s front-facing camera. Draw with the mouse (or your finger on touch devices) to remove the fog.

Egg, with shell

Egg, with shell

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
May 4, 2018

Still life, eggs

Still life, eggs

Acrylic on birch panel
8" × 10" April 22, 2018

Do you have a pool?

Do you have a pool?

Do you have a pool?
Web site
April 9, 2018

"Do you have a pool?" is a web painting of an infinite Motel 6 in the summertime.

Preparing lunch

Preparing lunch

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
March 27, 2018

Protester with pink hat

Protester with pink hat

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
March 3, 2018

Sunday eggs

Sunday egg

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
February 4, 2018

Woman, looking down

Woman, looking down

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
January 27, 2018

Little Overripe

Little Overripe

Little Overripe
Web site
January 19, 2018

"Little Overripe" is a web painting of breathing, undulating, avocados.

Little overripe

Little overripe

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
January 15, 2018

The Temple

The Temple

Acrylic on birch panel
8" × 10"
December 10, 2017

Guacamole Tips

Guacamole Tips

Guacamole Tips
Web site
November 27, 2017

"Guacamole Tips" is a web painting about waking up in a strange room in a strange place. And some tips about making guacamole.

Sliced roma tomatoes

Sliced roma tomatoes

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
September 27, 2017

Four limes

Four limes

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
September 6, 2017

Tacoma Dome Station Construction

Tacoma Dome Station Construction

Acrylic on birch panel
8" × 8"
September 4, 2017

Avocado with pit

Avocado with pit

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
August 27, 2018

Wedges of lime

Wedges of lime

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
August, 27 2017

Yellow avocado with pit

Yellow avocado with pit

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
August 20, 2017

Pitted avocado

Pitted avocado

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
August 20, 2017

Shtacks

Shtacks

Shtacks
Web site
August 12, 2017

Shtacks.com is a piece of net art that lets you type a painting. Your text is immediately saved in the URL so you can share your creation, or you can download the painting as an image file.

Majid.coffee

Majid.coffee

Majid.coffee
Web site
August 11, 2017

Majid likes alpacas. Majid likes coffee. Majid likes alpacas who like coffee.

Hilltop Neighborhood

Hilltop Neighborhood

Acrylic on birch panel
10" × 8"
July 8, 2017

Audrey

Audrey

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
June 12, 2017

Two tangerines

Two tangerines

Digital painting
Procreate for iPad Pro
March 26, 2017

Motel 6

Motel 6 in Fife, WA

Acrylic on canvas panel
8" × 8"
March 5, 2017

Le Donut

Le Donut

Acrylic on canvas panel
8" × 10"
February 12, 2017

South Tacoma Way

South Tacoma Way

Acrylic on canvas
8" × 10"
January 28, 2017

Simpson Tacoma Kraft Paper Mill

Simpson Tacoma Kraft Paper Mill

Acrylic on canvas
12" × 4"
December 4, 2016

Commencement Bay

Commencement Bay

Acrylic on canvas
12" × 4"
November 13, 2016

Guest Room

Guest Room

Acrylic on paper
8" × 10"
September 25, 2016