Corinne Barton is an established realist artist residing in Perth, Western Australia. Primarily she works on a commission bases, usually with oil on canvas. Her painting's subject matter is derived from beauty found in the natural world and the relationship of man to nature. Corinne has also studied the Renaissance style of painting, and examples of this can be found in the 'Renaissance' section of this website.
Meet the Artist
"My lifelong inspiration has been the beauty found in the natural world. I paint water and wilderness, the play of light and colour, and portraits. Sometimes I like to combine all these elements in a more allegorical way." — Corinne Barton
Corinne is a realist oil painter with an art teaching degree from Melbourne Teacher’s College, and a Diploma of Art from Claremont Art School. In 2016, Corinne travelled to the Angel Academy of Art in Florence to study the Renaissance style of painting. Inspired by her time in Florence, Corinne has produced a series of works in the Old Master style.
After receiving her first set of oil paints at the age of eight, Corinne became immersed in her art, and when she was fourteen, she received her first commission. Corinne has had three major solo exhibitions and participated in many group exhibitions. She has completed over a hundred private commissions, including many portraits.
Corinne is an Artsource member and a WA Art Gallery foundation member. Her paintings are in public and private art collections locally and overseas. Their subject matter is derived from beauty found in the natural world and the relationship of man to nature. Corinne has been featured in the West TV television series Gallery Watch, where she was interviewed about her artworks and inspirations.
Past Exhibitions and Prizes
2018 Mandorla Art Prize (finalist)
2018 Francesca Nelson Art Prize (winner)
2017 Perth Royal Art Prize (finalist)
2016 Peoples Choice Award PLC OCA Exhibition (winner)
2015 Agricultural Art Award, Perth Royal Show (runner-up)
2014 Francesca Nelson Art Prize (winner)
2008 Reflections exhibition for Women in Reflection Charity
2006 Gallows gallery
2001 Gallows Gallery Awards