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  The Cliff Barnes Website is for

Art Enthusiasts and Collectors!

Those of you that have an IPhone or Apple Computer using “Quicktime”  can view a video of a variety of Cliff’s Art. We will be updating it soon....Enjoy!

            Welcome Friends and Art Collectors!  We are looking  forward to traveling to art shows this summer and in the Fall including:

  1. 1. August 3-November 5, 2017 American Plains Artists show at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum.  You are invited to the reception where we will be also attending on Thursday, Aug. 3rd, 5:30-8 PM.  Please let us know by calling or texting us at (760) 228 1184 if you plan to attend!

  2. 2.Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2017, Annual Pismo Beach Contemporary and Western Fine Art Show held at the Veterans Memoran Bldg, 780 Bella St., Pismo Beach.  Please contact us if interest and more details will be coming soon...   

    Cliff received the Gold Medal in Watercolor at the April 2017 San Dimas Festival of Art.  His art was juried in the 2017 Signature Watercolor Show in Fallbrook, CA,  the American Impressionists Society Show in February 2017 in Costa Mesa, CA, the Cattlemen’s Western Art Show in Paso Robles in March 2017, the Signature American Plains Artists show in Pawhuska, Oklahoma also in March, and the San Dimas Festival of Art in April 2017 in San Dimas, CA. It has been a busy winter-spring season for us. Who’s Who in America just awarded Cliff with the Life Time Achievement Award in 2017!


Cliff enjoys participating in competitive and juried art shows!  Last year, Cliff received the Best of Show Plein Air, the Gold Medal in Watercolor plus a special commission to paint the portrait of Martin Grelle for the San Dimas Festival of Art City’s Art Collection.  He also had a successful show as the  featured artist for the Wild West Show at the Gillman Historic Wagon Museum in California in May 2016 as well as selling his plein air art at the Coos Bay Museum of Art in Oregon in June.  The American Plains Artists selected Cliff’s art for their premier event in San Angelo, Texas this past summer. 

        It is always exciting to have highly respected Art Magazines invite Cliff to show his work.  His art will be published again in Art of the West for the July-August 2017 Issue.  It was previously published in the Western Art Collector, Southwest Art Magazine and Art of the West issues.  His art was also seen in the  “Art of the West Magazine”, Annual Guidebook in January 2017.

    For more information and images of Cliff’s original paintings, please check the top section for Watercolors, Oils and Prints.  Ask about our “no interest layaway plan” for purchasing original works.  Cliff can be contacted by phone or text at (760) 228 1184 or email us at