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Tess Barbato

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$20, 2016 Oil on Canvas 36 X 36 X 2 Inches © tessbarbato
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$4.00, 2016 Oil on Canvas 36 X 36 X 2 Inches © tessbarbato
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$10, 2016 Oil on Canvas 36 X 36 X 2 Inches © tessbarbato
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$1.85, 2016 Oil on Canvas 28 X 28 X 2 Inches © tessbarbato
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$9.24, 2016 Oil on Canvas 10 X 20 X 2 Inches © tessbarbato
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$0.40, 2016 Oil on Canvas 24 X 16 X 2 Inches © tessbarbato
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$300, 2016 Oil on Canvas 18 X 18 X 2 Inches © tessbarbato
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$0.11, 2016 Oil on Canvas 24 X 48 X 2 Inches © tessbarbato
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$3,000, 2016 Oil on Canvas 20 X 40 X 2 Inches © tessbarbato
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$7.55, 2016 Oil on Canvas 28 X 20 X 2 Inches © tessbarbato
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$6,000, 2016 Oil on Canvas 57 X 36 X 2 Inches © tessbarbato
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$301, 2016 Oil on Canvas 16 X 8 X 2 Inches © tessbarbato
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$303, 2016 Oil on Canvas 12 X 16 X 2 Inches © tess barbato
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Do Not Eat Grapefruit, 2015 Oil on Canvas 14" X 20" © tessbarbato
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Pharmacide, 2015 Oil on Canvas 50" X 50" © tessbarbato
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ILL, 2015 Oil on Canvas 18" X 60" © tessbarbato
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Dependency, 2015 Oil on Canvas 14" X 10" © tessbarbato
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$3.05, 2014 Oil on Canvas 30" X 54" © @tessbarbato
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$.45, 2014 Oil on Canvas 8" X 16" © tessbarbato
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$18, 2014 Oil on Canvas 17" X 60" © tessbarbato
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$352, 2014 Oil on Canvas 24" X 24" © tessbarbato
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$201, 2014 Oil on Canvas 24" X 24" © tessbarbato
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$20, 2014 Oil on Canvas 18" X 30" © tessbarbato
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$101, 2014 Oil on Canvas 28" X 28" © tessbarbato
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$232, 2014 Oil on Canvas 16" X 20" © tessbarbato
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$424, 2013 Oil on Canvas 18" X 18" © tessbarbato
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$2.03, 2013 Oil on Canvas 28" X 28" © tessbarbato
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$3.26, 2013 Oil on Canvas 28" X 28" © tessbarbato
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$57, 2013 Oil on Canvas 42" X 40" © Oil on canvas
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$3.14, 2013 Oil on Canvas 34" X 30" © tessbarbato
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€2.90, 2013 Oil on Canvas 20" X 40"
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$1.63, 2013 Oil on Canvas 28" X 36" © tessbarbato
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$0.90, 2013 Oil on Canvas 20" X 48"
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$4.20, 2013 Oil on Canvas 36" X 58" © tessbarbato
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$0.22, 2013 Oil on Canvas 30" X 26" © tessbarbato
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$0.10, 2013 Oil on Canvas 12" X 40" © tessbarbato
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$3.45, 2013 Private Collection Oil on Canvas 60" X 20" © tessbarbato
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$0.20, 2013 Private Collection Oil on Canvas 40" X 36" © tessbarbato
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$0.65, 2013 Private Collection Oil on Canvas 16 © tessbarbato
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$1.68, 2013 Private Collection Oil on Canvas 30" X 24" © tessbarbato
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$8.00, 2013 Private Collection Oil on Canvas 40" X 20" © tessbarbato
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Texas Style Ribs, 2012 Oil on Canvas and Collage 14" X 20"
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85% Ground Chuck, 2012 Oil on Canvas and Collage 10" X 18"
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Oil on Canvas and Collage 12" X16" © Tessbarbato
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Boneless Sirloin Oven Roast, 2012 Oil on Canvas and Collage 8" X 10"
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Yellow American Cheese, 2012 Oil on Canvas and Collage 18" X 10"
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Family Pack Chicken Drumsticks, 2012 Oil on Canvas and Collage 8" X 10"
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Southern Style Pork Ribs, 2012 Oil on Canvas and Collage 14" X 12"
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Boneless Pork Chops, 2012 Oil on Canvas and Collage 8" X 12"
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Boneless Thighs, 2012 Oil on Canvas/collage © Tess Barbato
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Pork Sirloin Cutlets, 2012 Oil on Canvas and Collage 14" X18"
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Italian Sausage, 2012 Oil on Canvas and Collage 16" X 20"
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Blueberries 3, 2011 Private Collection Oil on Canvas
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Digits, 2011 Oil on Canvas 10" X 50"
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Stony Brook, NY
Birth year
1985
Lives in
Worcester, Ma
Works in
Worcester, Ma
Schools
PLymouth State University, 2010, BFA
Representing galleries
Tags
figurative, conceptual, realism, modern, traditional
Biography

Tess Barbato is a young, 21st century American realist oil painter whose work is conceptually driven. She possesses a larger than life vision that results in incredibly detailed portrayals of the most mundane of objects. 

 

Tess inherited her artistic sensibility from a long line of family artists. She graduated Summa Cum Laude in Fine Arts from Plymouth State University. Her lifelong struggle with dyslexia compelled her to use art as her preferred means of communication. And for Tess, communication has always been paramount. She is an artist with something to say, a master of delivery in the form of wry paradox.

 

Tess' paintings have been accepted for numerous juried exhibitions and have accumulated several awards and honors. Some of her recent showings have been in the 23rd International Juried Exhibition at Viridian Artists Inc. in New York City, with guest juror Chrissie Iles, curator of the Whitney Museum of American Art, in "Paradox: The Closest Point to Reality" at the Artlink Gallery in Miami, Florida for Art Basel Week and for “META: Art About Art” at Gallery 263 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with guest juror Camilo Alvarez. Her work also received Honorable Mentions from Middleton, Connecticut’s Gallore Gallery’s "2012 Junk or Genius International Exhibition” and their “2nd Annual Essie Awards.”

 

She is currently working out of her in-house studio in Worcester where she lives with her husband and two cats.