Barry Magezi

Barry is a  34 year old Ugandan from western region, but currently working and residing in Jinja, Uganda. He is the fourth of six children, with two brothers and three sisters.  Barry is a visual artist, who specializing in painting.  He is particularly fond of wildlife, cityscapes, and portraits.  He finds inspiration all around him.  He paints for several reasons: to be identified in and out his country as one of the best artists of our time, to show people the invisible things he sees which most do not, and, finally to develop his skill and come up with his own style and techniques.  Barry focuses on primarily acrylic and oil paintings on canvas.  He is known for adding texture and a three dimensional element to his pieces using pallet knives.