Available Works

Biography

Raen Barnsley (b.1988, UK) is a multimedia artist working primarily in sculpture from her studio in Warwickshire. She is interested in the usage and immediate understandings of historical, contemporary, and personal motifs. Her new body of work is bolder, bigger, and brighter than before, now displaying a deeper dive into material experimentation and approaches to paint application. Raen achieved an MA from City and Guilds of London Art School in 2019, after completing her BA (Sons) at University of Gloucestershire. Raen has exhibiting nationally and internationally. Her work belongs to various private collections worldwide, whilst also becoming a part of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s permanent print collection in 2020.

Education

MFA, City & Guilds of London Art School, 2018-2019

BFA, University of Gloucestershire, 2014-2017

Exhibitions

2022, Rare Candy, Soft Times Gallery, San Francisco, USA (Group)
2022, Barnsley, Barnsley Civic, UK (Solo)
2021, The Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, London, UK (Group)
2021, Resonant Strangeness, Marram Arts, London, UK (Group)
2021, From a Safe Distance, London, UK (Group)
2021, The First Time is the Best, Konsum163 Modern Art Gallery, Germany (Group)
2021, Spring has Sprung, Jealous Gallery, London, UK (Group)
2021, Ryebank Gallery, Rye, UK (Group)
2021, The Human, The Tub Gallery, London, UK (Group)
2020, 50 x £50, Auction Collective, London, UK (Group)
2020, Life of Venus, The Tub Gallery, London, UK (Group)
2020, 36th Open Annual Exhibition, Lake Gallery, London, UK (Group) 
2020, To My Twenties, Auction Collective, Koppel Project, London, UK (Group)
2019, Painting Now, LARA, London, UK (Group)
2019, MA Degree Show, City and Guilds School of Art, London, UK (Group)
2019, Open Exhibition, Ovalo Gallery, Mexico City (Group)
2018, Red Herring, The Island, Bristol, UK (Group)
2018, Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Block 336, London, UK (Group)
2017, Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Baltic Mill & Baltic 39,
Newcastle, UK (Group)
2017, Now Us, R. K. Burt Gallery, London, UK (Group)
2017, UOG 2017, Hardwick Gallery, Cheltenham, UK (Group)
2017, Sind wir der zeitgeist, Hardwick Gallery, Cheltenham, UK (Group)
2016, Arts Festival, All Saints Church, Cheltenham, UK (Group)
2016, Resolute, Hardwick Gallery, Cheltenham, UK (Group)