Barry Claughton Artist


I was born at Leeds in 1935.

My early Art training was at St Mark’s and St John’s College in Chelsea. This was followed by a science degree in Geography and Geology at Birkbeck College London.

I started to exhibit and sell my paintings in the 1960s while teaching at Roundhay High School, before becoming a full time artist in 1989.

I have always had a broad interest in Art and I am equally happy working in oils, acrylics, water colours or pastels. I enjoy painting landscapes and portraits and have painted many dogs, railway engines, aeroplanes, boats, flowers, animals, birds etc.

My work is seen on a large number of prints and cards.

In a long career my painting has developed in different styles and been taken to very many countries.

Over the years I have given hundreds of talks and painting demonstrations to Art Clubs throughout the north of England, many for Daler-Rowney. I have always been involved with Art Clubs and for many years was President of The Leeds Painting and Sketching Club. I still run an Art Group in Leeds.

Studio   11a West Park Grove, Leeds LS8 2HQ     Tel. +44 (0)113 266 7062     barry.claughton@ntlworld.com

Gallery of originals and commissions

Northern Views is a range of art prints featuring my artwork. As the name suggest this is a series of watercolours from the North of England, Cumbria, Northumbria and Yorkshire. Each print is available in three sizes: 10" x 8", 12" x 10" and 14" x 11"


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It is a humorous sideways look at the world.