David Barrow was born in 1959 in Parbold and spent his formative years there prior to moving to Wigan. He began painting seriously when he was 19 and has become internationally collected for his portrayals of Northern Soul and Mod culture. Proud of his upbringing and Northern art routes, he is now exploring his home village of Parbold in a new series of original paintings. ...br>David Barrow's paintings have been featured five times in the summer exhibition at London’s prestigious Royal Academy of Fine Art and one of David’s portrait paintings was exhibited at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. David Barrows portfolio of work and vision of Northern Soul culture has won him world wide acclaim. Likened to Dickin's London times and Lowry’s mill scenes, Barrow creates an individual atmospheric vibe of the past, that is stamped on our hearts. His artwork captures the mood, colour and feel of an iconic bygone time of Northern Soul. Barrows unique, timeless work has received wide recognition and has been include in exhibitions in establishments around the UK including Manchester Academy Fine Arts, Royal Scottish Academy, Royal Academy London, Salford Art Gallery, Mall Galleries London and Royal Society of portrait Painters.