Mychael Barratt

Mychael Barratt is a Canadian born artist, and he has lived in London for the past 30 years. His work is multidisciplinary, expanding to narrative art, printmaking, cartography, curating and writing.Throughout Barratt’s career he has continued to expand his artistry making original prints and covers experimenting with a multitude of techniques. His willingness to practice forms of printing gained him the position of president of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers.  He curated several international exhibitions, launching two annual open submission print exhibitions held at Bankside Gallery for The National Original Print Exhibition and at The Masters Gallery in Canada.  His love for London shines through his work and has gained him wide recognition throughout the city. Notably, Barratt was an artist in residence for Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and in the anticipation for the 2012 London Olympics he was commissioned for a collaborative project with James Glover and Nicholas Middleton. Where the three painted a 10 x 8 metre mural of historical figures of East London on the Mile End Road on the Olympic Route. His work is held in many notable collections including The Royal Collection, The Royal Academy,  British Museum, the British Library, Ashmolean Museum, The Victoria & Albert Museum, and the Jiangsu Museum of Contemporary Art. Aside from his art he has written three books: Intaglio Printmaking, published by A & amp; C Black; The Master’s Muse: Artists’ Cats and Dogs, and London Map of Days, both of which were published by Unicorn Publishing.

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