Barry Olofsson is a Cape Cod artist. His Oil Paintings, Pastel Paintings, Charcoal Sketches, and Photography attempt to capture the beauty he sees in people and places. He works out of a home studio in Sandwich, Mass and he welcomes your comments and questions.The roots of Barry's art go back to his expressions in soap sculptures that he created in elementary school. His passion for art grew in parallel with his formal education where he achieved a master’s degree in business. He served his country for five years as a Naval Aviator during the Viet Nam era and spent 30 years in the corporate world. He has a son, daughter and five grandchildren. His life experiences have resulted in a sense of optimism that is grounded in a set of principles based on simple honesty. He attempts to share his optimism in the art he creates. Barry's work has received numerous awards and recognition including first place in juried art shows. His work can be found in thousands of collections across the world.

 

After working in business for 35 years, Barry has established himself as a serious member of the art community as a past president of two art galleries and as a past Treasurer of the Cape Cod Art Association. Other memberships include The Creative Arts Center, The Cape Museum of Art, The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, and The Museum of Fine Art.

Barry's Work can be seen at the following locations:

  •  The Tale of the Cod - 450 Main Street Chatham, Mass Continuous showings 

  • The Artisan House Gallery - 602 Rte 6A East Sandwich, Mass - Continuous showings during season 

  • Brewster in Bloom - Cape Cod Sea Camps 3057 Main St (Route 6A) May 4th & 5th 2019 

  • Festival of the Arts - Chase Park, Chatham, Mass August 16th - 18th 2019 

  • Cranberry Festival - Harwich Community Center Field, Mass September 14th & 15th 2019