Richard Barry is a British artist. He started his formal education in the mid 1970′s at Plymouth School of Art in the UK, where he was taught by Alexander Mackenzie, a leading member of the ‘St Ives’ group. 

Subsequently, he attended Stoke-on-Trent School of Art, gained a degree, and then moved to London, working in illustration for clients in advertising, publishing and television -- 'Saatchi and Saatchi', 'Cosmopolitan', 'Channel 4', and numerous others. 

At the end of the 1990′s he returned to fine art, and his paintings are now in corporate and private collections worldwide.

His studio is a converted chapel in Cornwall.