Anthony J Barber was born in Stoke-on-Trent in 1962. He studied Architecture and Design to Post Graduate level in West Yorkshire. During this time he sketched and painted both in Yorkshire and on Scotlandís West Coast and Islands. In 1994 he moved to the Isle of Lewis. He now paints full time, working in his studio in the village of Port of Ness.
Anthonyís work is based primarily on the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, particularly the West Coast and Hebrides. He has had work selected for and exhibited at the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW) and Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) exhibitions at the National Gallery for Scotland, Edinburgh and the Royal Society of Marine Artists (RSMA) and Discerning Eye exhibitions at the Mall Galleries, London.