Barry W. Van Dusen is an internationally recognized wildlife artist living in central
Massachusetts. His articles and paintings have been featured in Bird Watcher's Digest,
Birding, and Yankee magazines and he has illustrated a variety of natural history
books and pocket guides in association with the Massachusetts Audubon Society.
In 1994 Barry was elected a full member of London's Society of Wildlife Artists.
His work has been exhibited regularly in the prestigious Birds in Art Exhibition
(Wausau, Wisconsin) as well as in many galleries in the United States and Europe.
At the invitation of the Artists for Nature Foundation, Barry has travelled to
Spain, Ireland, England, Israel , India and Peru, working alongside other wildlife
artists to raise money for conservation of threatened habitats.
UPDATED August 21, 2013
“Birds are my favorite subjects, and my preferred medium is transparent watercolor,
but you’ll find a great variety of nature subjects portrayed in a range of media
“I love painting and drawing outdoors, and I always carry a sketchbook to record
my observations of nature”
This Spring, Barry exhibited his work at Tower Hill Botanic Gardens in Boylston,
MA., and Barry is Tower Hill’s 2013 Artist-in-Residence. A selection of Barry’s
Tower Hill watercolors are on display in the Tower Hill Library (read more)