Barry Kemp was born in Opole Poland, moved to West Virginia at the age of 12. Gained a Bachelor Degree in Art History from West Virginia University He regularly participates in artistic exhibitions (above thirty five), both in Ukraine and abroad. Most of Barry Kemp’s artworks are kept in private collections in Poland, Russia, Italy, England, Spain, Greece, France, USA and Japan. Some works were on sale at Christies. His exhibition record includes many awards in International and National competitions, including; The Florence International Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Art, A Gold Medal for "Most Accomplished Artist" in the Los Angeles International Art Competition, also in that competition he won a Bronze Medal in "Mixed Media" and Certificates of Excellence in Painting and Drawing. He received "Third Place" in the New York International Art Competition. That same year he took "First Place" in the Calgene West Coast Art Competition in Davis, California. Other exhibitions include the Elaine Horwitch Gallery and Suzanne Brown Gallery in Sante Fe, the All California Competition at the Laguna Beach Art Museum, the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, the Los Angeles Design center, Portland Art Museum, Mississippi Museum of Art, the National Collection, Washington, D.C, and the New York International Art Competition
Currently working as an Art, Antique, Sculpture Curator / Gallery Assistant at the Luvenia Art and Antique Gallery Saint Louis Missouri.
In Our Paradise, saatchi gallery London Uk.
Water Music, R Wells Gallery, Hudson, NY
New York Réflections New-Yorkaises, E. London Public Library, Côte St-Luc, QC
Galerie Michel Guimont, Québec, QC
Industrial Landscapes, Art Factory, Paterson, NJ
Recent Paintings: Landscapes & Abstractions, The Americas Collection, Coral Gables, FL
Spirit of Ecstasy, Hammer Rolls-Royce, Cologne, Germany
Andrea Horstmann-Osterloh Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Hunter, Wells Laing Gallery, Binghamton, NY
On the Edge, Allen Sheppard Gallery, New York, NY
The 17th International Middle East Furniture and Interior Design Exhibition,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates