Adam Barsby was born in Leicester, England in 1969. In 1992 he achieved first class honours degree in Illustration from The Kent Institute of Art and Design.  Barsby first began his career in illustration as a freelance illustrator and he also worked in galleries across London.  It was during this time that he saw painting and fine art as a vehicle not only to successfully finance himself, but also as a means to express his creativity.

Adam has won several awards including ‘Best Up and Coming Artist’ and ‘Best Selling Artist in the UK’ and has also been nominated several times for ‘Best Published Artist’.  Adam has collectors across the UK and is represented in many private collections.