L.H.Barker provides fine hand painted and digital illustration, specializing in interpretive architectural and historical paintings for architects, engineers, non-profits, marketing/advertising firms, museums and exhibit facilities and real estate developers, is a member of the American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI) and has focused on individual client service, high quality and fine craftsmanship since 1974. Award of Excellence, Architecture in Perspective 17 (AIP 17), American Society of Architectural Illustrators. On line portfolio includes a special interpretive historical illustration section.
In 2005-2006, a suite of six illustrations, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, was completed for Historic St. Mary's City, MD. A suite of two illustrations were done for George Washington's Boyhood home, Ferry Farm and received extensive press coverage including National Geographic Society, The Smithsonian Institution and their monthly magazine, nightly network news, USAtoday and the New York Times. A suite of 26 digitally painted illustrations was completed for the St. John's Site Museum, MD 2007-2009. A total of 34 historical interpretive paintings have been completed for Historic St. Mary's City, MD since 1997.
A suite of two illustrations was in 2008 done for George Washington's Boyhood home, Ferry Farm and received extensive press coverage including National Geographic Society, The Smithsonian Institution and their monthly magazine, nightly network news, USAtoday and the New York Times.
Recently completed is a 17 month interpretive historical suite of three original artworks/paintings for the Maryland State Highway Administration, cultural resources division. The scenes depict events & people in Bladensburg in 1780, 1787 & 1814 (War of 1812).
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