About John Barber

    Nationally acclaimed American artist John M. Barber has painted the Chesapeake Bay and the eastern seaboard for nearly three decades. A meticulous chronicler of its watermen, vessels, and lifestyles, Barber is one of the few maritime artists who doesn’t just paint scenes, but the stories behind them — always invoking the magic of light to [...]


Latest from the "Log"

  • OpSail 2012 Virginia

    I was honored when asked to create the official painting for OpSail that took place in Norfolk, Virginia from June 1-12, 2012. During this historic occasion the Port of Virginia was once again host to a most impressive fleet of tall ships, Naval and military warships, educational and research vessels from 15 nations. OpSail [...]


Latest “Wet Paint” Additions


Skipjacks on the Choptank UF
Moonrise over Annapolis UF
FD Crockett for Web
Day of Rest UF
Twilight Dredgers
Dawn on Shem Creek UF
Sunset Marsh
Jackson Creek Morn F
Skipjacks off Thomas Point  UF