Michael Barnes is active/lives in Illinois, Michigan. Michael Barnes is known for entrapment themed solitary figure lithography, teaching.
Biography Michael Barnes
Michael Barnes received his M.F.A. from the University of Iowa in 1996 and his ?B.F.A. from Alma College, Michigan in 1991. He is currently an associate? professor of art at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.
Barnes' work is based on self-investigation and reflection of his own subconscious. The work often depicts solitary figures that exist within vacuous environments and are often bound within these spaces while being tempted and agitated by particular exterior elements.
While Barnes intentionally limits the amount of narrative given, he likes to provide clues to viewers to instigate interpretation. Barnes utilizes printmaking, namely lithographs, to achieve particular effects while keeping a close relationship to
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