I like to call the owner of our local wine shop the mayor of St. Johns. He doesn’t know I call him this, I think he’d be embarrassed. He knows all the …
Michael Barrett
I have this video in an open browser tab on my phone. I’ve had it open for weeks. I watch it from time to time when I want a peaceful moment. The video…
Michael Barrett
Printer paintings
Michael Barrett
Trying to understand crypto-art without getting too judgy
Michael Barrett
I was out walking my dog, Jonah, in the neighborhood. We came to a corner and Jonah became very interested in something. It was meat. In the grass betw…
Michael Barrett
Once, in the before-times, I walked into our office kitchen and saw a mostly-devoured sheet-cake. I snapped a photo. It’s not a good photo. I like the …
Michael Barrett
I published a new big grid to Instagram and my website. I'm continuing to use Uniqlo ads as source material - but I'm trying to blend in some more snap…
Michael Barrett
I buy a lot of my clothes from Uniqlo; I get a lot of email advertisements from Uniqlo. Back when I was commuting by train from Tacoma to Seattle I too…
Michael Barrett
Oregon is under a shelter-in-place order. I'm working from home and trying to keep busy. While work keeps me occupied most of the day, I have a lot of …
Michael Barrett
I’m traveling right now. I have mornings to myself. So I sit on a balcony with my iPad and paint. I’ve finished three images this week. It’s amazing ho…
Michael Barrett
My most recent 'mega-gram' piece collages clouds and my Scottish Rite temple with a portrait painted from a Uniqlo advertisement. The clouds are based …
Michael Barrett
I lived close enough to the old Scottish Rite in Tacoma that I could watch it being demolished from my kitchen window. I loved this building, this big …
Michael Barrett