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Carlos Barrios

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Carlos Barrios, born in El Salvador Central America, now lives and works in Queensland. Carlos Barrios grew up exploring remnants of ancient cultures, surrounded by artifacts and art due to his father's career as an archeologist.

“I would stare into them [artifacts] and found myself transported to other dimensions, times and spaces. Everything was talking to me especially clouds and shadows, they seemed to describe a space between reality and fantasy, filled with adventures.”

Carlos Barrios began painting figures and creatures from his imagination at the age of six. However when he was ten, civil war broke out and Barrios found himself illustrating the horrific scenes of war.

 “The civil war began when I was ten and lasted over ten years. In this war time madness and normality coexisted. Many nights the electricity was cut and in the candle lit spaces of the house I saw creatures moving and watching us, so I would paint and draw them. As I worked I would watch my hand moving, creating the figures and creatures, I was the onlooker, the witness to this seemingly automatic unfolding of pictures, visual descriptions.”

The main focus of Carlos' artworks are to paint the good he believes is in everyone. This is the reason many of his paintings are filled with figures, “I must paint people”, Barrios explains.

Carlos Barrios has been a finalist in several art prizes including the Blake Prize, Sulman Prize, NSW Plein Air Art Prize and the Fisher Ghost Art Prize.

'PRIMAVERAL' GROUP EXHIBITION (SEP - OCT 2020)

'UNDEFINED DREAMS' (MAY - JUNE 2019)

'TRANSCENDENCE' EXHIBITION (OCT - NOV 2016)

  1. Carlos Barrios | The Artist

    46cm

    ceramic

    $1,100.00
  2. Carlos Barrios | Bird & Lady

    38cm

    ceramic

    $800.00
  3. Carlos Barrios | Walking The Dog

    23 x 35cm

    mixed media on paper

    $1,100.00
  4. Carlos Barrios | The Sea

    23 x 36cm

    mixed media on paper

    $1,100.00
  5. Carlos Barrios | Skateboard

    25 x 36cm

    mixed media on paper

    $1,100.00
  6. Carlos Barrios | Sitting Lady

    52.5 x 70cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,800.00
  7. Carlos Barrios | Salutations

    23 x 36cm

    mixed media on paper

    $1,100.00
  8. Carlos Barrios | Salud

    66 x 54cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,800.00
  9. Carlos Barrios | Pesado Fish

    45 x 65cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,500.00
  10. Carlos Barrios | Mother & Child

    67 x 53.5cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,800.00
  11. Carlos Barrios | Moon

    23 x 35.5cm

    mixed media on paper

    $1,100.00
  12. Carlos Barrios | Let's Fly

    23 x 36cm

    mixed media on paper

    $1,100.00
  13. Carlos Barrios | Kid & Bird

    67.5 x 53cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,800.00
  14. Carlos Barrios | House & Bird

    23 x 35.5cm

    mixed media on paper

    $1,100.00
  15. Carlos Barrios | Horse

    21.5 x 34cm

    mixed media on paper

    $1,100.00
  16. Carlos Barrios | Gato Cat

    56 x 75.5cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,800.00
  17. Carlos Barrios | Lady in Plate

    24 x 24cm

    ceramic

    $500.00
  18. Carlos Barrios | Figures in Trees

    24 x 24cm

    ceramic

    POA
  19. Carlos Barrios | God Loves the Dog

    27 x 36cm

    ceramic

    POA
  20. Carlos Barrios | Flying Lady

    191 x 243cm

    oil on linen

    $19,500.00
  21. Carlos Barrios | Place of Dreams

    100 x 200cm

    mixed media on linen paper laid on linen

    $12,000.00
  22. Carlos Barrios | People and Naguales (Sacred Animal Spirits)

    120 x 120cm

    oil on linen

    $10,000.00
  23. Carlos Barrios | Free Soul Girl

    100 x 100cm

    mixed media on linen paper laid on linen

    $6,000.00
  24. Carlos Barrios | Love in blue with bird

    100 x 67cm

    mixed media on paper

    $4,200.00
  25. Carlos Barrios | Wonderer

    78 x 62cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,800.00
  26. Carlos Barrios | Hello

    66 x 52.5cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,800.00
  27. Carlos Barrios | Kids

    67 x 53cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,800.00
  28. Carlos Barrios | Little Bird in the Corner

    67 x 54cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,800.00
  29. Carlos Barrios | Riding the wave

    120 x 160cm

    mixed media on linen

    $11,000.00
  30. Carlos Barrios | Sos Los Animales with People

    56 x 76cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,800.00
  31. Carlos Barrios | Kids and Cats Gatos

    100 x 100cm

    mixed media on linen paper laid on linen

    $6,000.00
  32. Carlos barrios | Hola Girl

    56 x 76cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,800.00
  33. Carlos Barrios | Love Connect the Whole

    103 x 81cm

    oil on linen

    $6,000.00
  34. Carlos Barrios | Mixing Real Things

    100 x 100cm

    mixed media on linen paper laid on linen

    $6,000.00
  35. Carlos Barrios | Happy Farmers

    196 x 196cm

    mixed media on linen paper laid on linen

    $17,000.00
  36. Carlos Barrios | Blended

    100 x 100 cm

    mixed media on linen paper laid on linen

    $6,000.00
  37. Carlos Barrios | Horse

    56 x 76cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,800.00
  38. Carlos Barrios | A Sunny Day

    120 x 120 cm

    mixed media on linen

    $10,000.00
  39. Carlos Barrios | Serenade - Serenata

    90 x 90 cm

    oil on linen

    $6,000.00
  40. Carlos Barrios | Kids and Ancestors

    70 x 88 cm

    mixed media on linen

    $5,000.00
  41. Carlos Barrios | Fertility

    140 x 150cm

    mixed media on linen

    $12,500.00
  42. Carlos Barrios | Sitting Lady and Limbo

    76 x 101cm

    oil on linen

    $5,500.00
  43. Carlos Barrios | In Lak’ech

    45 x 136cm

    oil on linen

    $4,500.00
  44. Carlos Barrios | Horse Country Caballos

    56 x 76cm

    mixed media on paper

    $3,800.00
  45. Carlos Barrios | Snake

    19 x 3cm

    ceramic

    POA
  46. Carlos Barrios | resting crows

    38 x 3.5cm

    ceramic

    POA
  47. Carlos Barrios | Surfing Love

    55 x 30cm

    ceramic

    $1,500.00
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