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  The Cliff Barnes Website is for

Art Enthusiasts and Collectors!

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            Welcome Friends and Art Collectors!   Thank you for following us over the years!  Cliff’s art continues to be  juried in over 20 National and International art shows.  He was also honored as a “Master” Watercolor Artist by Watercolor West!   In January 2020 the Western Art Collector Magazine published his art and bio in their   “Artist Focus” in the January edition.  The American Plains Artists also selected his award winning oil painting to be shown in the Art of the West 2020 Guidebook.  Cliff also received the Golden Spur Award from the American Plains Artists during their show in Fredericksburg, Texas...

    Cliff enjoys competitive and juried art exhibitions and the list of upcoming shows are shown below:

  1. 1. Jan. 14-May 17, 2020: Cliff’s new unique watercolor painting was juried in the California Art Club Exhibition at the Old Mill Gallery in San Marino.   His new watercolor of  “Winter in Half Dome” a 6 x 9 is will be available for purchase at the CAC Gallery, 1120 Old Mill Road  in San Marino, CA 91108 through May 17th.

  2. 2.Feb. 1-29, 2020:  The American Plains Signature Artists Exhibit will be held at the Hanna Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX.  Cliff’s oil painting “Going to See My Gal With Flowers” was selected for this special exhibition.  The American Plains Artists honored Cliff with a special award for excellence called the Artists Publishers Award for the full page Artist Focus in the January 2020 issue of the  Western Art Collector Magazine. 

  3. 3.March 6-April 4, 2020 the American Impressionists Society selected one of Cliff’s 10 x 14 inches watercolors called “Hot Summer in Arches National Park”  for their Small Works Showcase at the RS Hanna Gallery, 244 west Main St. Fredericksburg, Texas .

  4. 4.April 25 and 26, 2020:  San Dimas Festival of Art has invited Cliff to exhibit a number of his paintings at the San Dimas Civic Center, 245 E. Bonita Ave. in San Dimas, CA.  Saturday 10 AM-4 PM and Sunday events are free.  To purchase tickets for the dinner and Awards Ceremony, please call (909) 599 5374

  5. 5.May 30-June 13, 2020, the California Art Club’s 109th Gold Medal Exhibition selected one of Cliff’s watercolors for the show at the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University, 167 Atchison St. in Orange, CA.  We will be at the reception on Sat, May  30th  from 6 to 9 pm. Let us know if you plan to attend. 

  6. 5. June 25-August 2, 2020, the American Plains Artists National Exhibition will be held at Fort Concho, 630 So. Oakes St. in San Angelo, Texas.  More information will be coming about this show.

    We will update this section with other art shows where you can view and purchase Cliff’s art this year.  For a free Cliff Barnes Newsletter mailed to your home, please provide your name and address by texting or calling us at (760) 228 1184.  or email us at  We are happy to mail a full color complimentary two page Newsletter to you.