Barry Back was born in Brewarrina NSW in 1959. He was introduced to art from an early age painting his first landscape at fourteen. His paintings have been influenced by the “Heidelberg School of painting” Australian Impressionist masters such as Arthur Streeton, Tom Roberts and Elioth Gruner. Also more modern day painters like American artists Scott L Christensen and Richard Schmid. Barry now resides on the Sunshine Coast Qld. Barry paints mainly from life known as En Plein Air outdoors in the fresh air. Barry also teaches workshops around Qld and NSW demonstrating his knowledge he has learnt outside. Barry has had several successful solo exhibitions and group shows and is represented in private collections in Australia and overseas including Japan, USA, New Zealand and Ireland.