Both full time professional artists, Lucy and Barry McCann are a husband a wife team who work largely on a commission basis, and aim to produce quality paintings, with viewer appeal.
They teach and produce art in their studio in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia but are often travelling to gather subject matter for their paintings or teaching art groups.
Barry and Lucy have participated in numerous joint and group exhibitions winning many awards and have been finalists in some of Australia's most prestigious art competitions.
Barry was born in 1962 in Armidale NSW Australia, where he now lives with his wife Lucy, also a full time artist. Together they run McCann Fine Art, producing, selling and teaching art.
Barry’s interest in art emerged as a young adult during school and it became very advantageous in his trade as a Chef and cake decorator. It wasn’t until he enrolled in the Canberra School of Arts in an introductory course in watercolour that his appetite for art began. He stumbled upon a ... Read More »
Lucy McCann studied fashion and dress design at The National Art School which gave her the grounding in draftsmanship and design. She won a scholarship to model with June Dally-Watkins and continued to model with the agency while designing clothing and accessories with the fashion design label, Cue
At this time Lucy was asked to design images of Australian themes for sloppy joes and sandshoes, so the study of screen printing was undertaken, also at The National Art School. She has been a teacher of art for 12 years, here in Australia, New... Read More »