Barry

BARRY JOHN MBE


FOUNDER | THE VC GALLERY


Barry John MBE is a Welsh soldier and artist. He served in the British armed forces for over 20 years. In the 2010 New Years Honours List, Barry John was awarded an MBE. Through his work, he expresses the stories, memories, demons, harsh and sometimes brutal truths, beauty, colours, and resilience of a conflicted world.

Barry John was born in Neyland, Pembrokeshire, and was a pupil at Sir Thomas Picton School, Haverfordwest before joining the Army at the age of 16. His first posting was to Hong Kong, and further postings to Korea, Malaysia, Jamaica, USA, Northern Ireland, and Kosovo followed.


After 24 years of service in the Army, Barry set up The VC Gallery. With his artistic background and his involvement in mental health work, he realised the need in the community for his expertise and experiences. Now, the VC Gallery is working with veterans, older people, children, and anyone who feels they need a time out to express themselves through art.

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THE VC GALLERY

ART ENGAGEMENT


We help service veterans and those in the wider community by getting them engaged in a variety of art projects. We passionately believe that art and culture can improve health, wellbeing and overall quality of life.

THE VC GALLERY

ART ENGAGEMENT


Rydyn ni’n helpu cyn-filwyr a rhai yn y gymuned ehangach drwy gael nhw i gymryd rhan mewn gwahanol weithgareddau celf.  Rydyn ni’n credu’n angerddol fod celf a diwylliant yn gallu gwella iechyd, lles ac ansawdd bywyd yn gyffredinol

GET IN TOUCH


Address: 30 High Street, Haverfordwest SA61 2DA

Email: admin@thevcgallery.com

Phone: 01437 765873

CYSYLLTWCH A NI



Cyfeiriad: 30 High Street, Haverfordwest SA61 2DA

Ebost: admin@thevcgallery.com

FFon: 01437 765873

LATEST AWARDS


  • Veterans Award
  • Pembrokeshire Hero Award
  • Arts & Business Cymru Award
  • Pembrokeshire Community Award
  • Dyfed Powys Police Charity Award
  • Soldiering on Awards Finalist

GWOBRAU DIWEDDARAF


  • Veterans Award
  • Pembrokeshire Hero Award
  • Arts & Business Cymru Award
  • Pembrokeshire Community Award
  • Dyfed Powys Police Charity Award
  • Soldiering on Awards Finalist

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