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Anthony Barbaria is a California based artist, illustrator and designer currently residing near Sacramento, CA. Originally from San Jose, he studied at both West Valley College in Saratoga and American River College in Sacramento. He currently holds an Associates of the Arts degree in Art New Media and dabbles in freelance, pro-bono, and personal design, art and photography.

As a member of Brat Kat Media, he co-designed media assets for various entertainers, from logos to print and digital event flyers and web assets. It is a collaborative effort with another designer, photographers, videographers and various other public relations related individuals. The founder and heart of the team, Corrie Morrison, recently passed away in March of 2022. 

(2018 - as long as a comedian or musician still needs us)

As Art director of the 2019 American River Review, award winning, student produced, art and literature magazine, he designed the layout and theme of the publication. He oversaw a team of designers and worked with a production team and commercial printer to compile and produce the final publication

(2018 - 2019)

As a member of the Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association at American River College, he has co-created ads for school club day events, marketing and language courses, as well as the logo for the collegiate chapter using both the American River College and American Marketing Association style guides. He also designed the school Business club logo. (2018 - 2020) 

As Art Director for H.Art Lounge in Placerville, CA. He co-curated much of the art and co-organized many of the art related events. 

(2014 - 2018)

As a Co-organizer at On The Corner Music in Campbell, California, he scouted, curated and installed Art for various shows throughout the year. He also created fliers for marketing campaigns through both digital and physical mediums.

(2010 - 2012)

As a member of the San Jose Art Salon, he co-organized multiple art shows, including BLINK in the KLOK radio station lobby, aka Gallery 2905, and the Little Italy Art Walk. He participated in the installation of BLINK and other art events presented by the salon. He also participated in weekly meetings and art discussions hosted by the salon.

(2013 - 2014)

As part of the Scary-Art Collective, he participated in multiple shows and helped install a Halloween show at Body Tribe Fitness in Sacramento, CA. Nicolas Caesar and Anthony co-presented an  Art Show at Mantiques in Fremont, CA, shared spaces at the Campbell Art Walk, SubZERO festival in San Jose, and more.

(2011- current intermittent


Digital Editing Tools Used:

  • Adobe Illustrator CC

  • Adobe InDesign CC

  • Adobe Photoshop CC

  • Adobe Light Room CC

Traditional Tools Used:

  • Sakura Illustration pens

  • Prismacolor Illustration markers

  • Sakura Micron Brush Pens

  • Faber-Castell PITT Illustration pens
  • Faber-Castell PITT markers

  • Liquitex Medium Body Acrylic paints

  • Liquitex Light Body Acrylic Paints

  • Windsor & Newton Galleria Acrylic paint

  • Golden Acrylic mediums

  • Canson Mix Media paper

  • Strathmore Drawing paper

Anthony has exhibited in many venues including:

Toy Fusion - Sacramento, CA

H.Art Lounge - Placerville, CA

Good Earth Movement - Placerville, CA
SoL Collective - Sacramento, CA

Art of Toys - Sacramento, CA
On The Corner Music - Campbell, CA
Nicholson's Musicafe - Folsom, CA 
Chateau L'Amour Gallery - Ontario, CA
Kaleid Gallery - San Jose, CA
Works Gallery - San Jose, CA 
SLG Art Boutiki - San Jose, CA

DDEF Gallery -  San Jose, CA

The Usuals - San Jose, CA
Fever Dream Gallery - Reading, PA
Sideshow Studios - Sacramento, CA
Psycho Donuts - Campbell, CA 
FUSE Gallery - Fremont, CA
The Pennywell - San Jose, CA
Gallery 2905 - San Jose, CA
Bodytribe Fitness - Sacramento, CA

Intergalactic Expo - W. Sacramento, CA
Mantiques - Fremont, CA 
Canvas Ghost Gallery - San Jose, CA
Red Barn Gallery - Gilroy, CA 
Hive Art Space - York, PA 
Haute Chocolate Cafe - W. Reading, PA
Cafe Babylon - San Jose, CA
West Valley College Student Exhibit - Saratoga, CA



You can also contact him through social media:

Instagram: AnthonyBarbariaArt

LINKEDIN: AnthonyBarbaria