Interview about my creative practice published by Insights of an Eco Artist.

“In the realm of Eco Art, Phil Barton stands as a dedicated practitioner, weaving a profound commitment to the natural and built environment into his creative endeavors. With a lifelong dedication to fostering collaboration across diverse communities and organizations, Phil Barton employs a hands-on approach to environmental issues, urging practical actions to address the pressing […]

Rainbow Banner on display at The Whitaker

Local artist Steve Brown and Phil Barton today installed the banner made by over sixty participants on The Day of Action to Remember Nature on 4th November 2023. The artwork is both a reminder of the breakdown in the relationship between humanity and the natural world and a symbol of hope that it is a […]

PRACTICE is open!

Our group exhibition is now open until 24th November at PR1 Gallery, Victorial Building, University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 7HD. I will be present at the Gallery on Saturday 11th November from 10.00 – 4.00 with fellow artist Vicky Price. The show will also be open on Saturday 18th with Paulette Bansal, Tim Copsey […]

PRACTICE Opening Event on Thursday 9th November 5pm – 8pm.

Venue: PR1 Gallery, University of Central Lancashire, Victoria Building, Adelphi St, Preston PR1 7HD and then showing Monday – Friday, 10am – 5pm, also open Saturday 11th + 18th Nov 10am – 4pm. PRACTICE will run from 10th November until 24th November 2023. Monday – Friday, 10am – 5pm, also open Saturday 11th + 18th […]

Day of Action to Remember Nature 2023

A day of Action to Remember Nature will be taking place between 10.00 and 16.00 at The Whittaker Art Gallery in Rawtenstall, Lancashire on 4th November 2023. Phil Barton is being supported by The Whittaker to develop a Day of Action and has issued a call for local artists and environmentalists to join him in […]

Window on Lindow

Invitation to private view of Window on Lindow, 6.30 to 9.00 on Friday 6th January at The Guild for Lifelong Learning, Bourne Street, Wilmslow SK( 5HD. The exhibition opens today and is on until 31st March

WINDOW ON LINDOW    An exhibition by Phil Barton 3rd January – 31st March 2023   at    The Guild for Lifelong Learning, Bourne Street Wilmslow SK9 5HG EXHIBITION CATALOGUE This exhibition initiates a wider project by Phil Barton towards a celebration of the 40th anniversary of Lindow Man’s discovery in August 1984. The Lindow Moss area includes […]

Phil Barton seclected as AA2A resident at UCLan

Black & white image of petrified bog pine

I am excited to be selected to work at the UCLan ArtSpace during the current academic year. AA2A is a national scheme facilitating established artists going in to work in University arts departments alongside students. You will find details of my project and to follow my progress on this page of the AA2A website. I […]

Land.Art Workshop at Reimagining Joya 2.30 – 4.30 Saturday 10th September at Thameside Studios Galery

Printing workshop participants working around a table

Land:Art Workshop                        2.30 – 5.00 on Saturday 10th September Please book on Eventbright. In this workshop on the banks of the Thames, we will explore creativity using materials found in settings on the margins of cities, country, waterways and open spaces around us. Using collage, printing, paint, glue and making, participants will be encouraged to […]