Frank Barnes, A Shepherd and his Ships / 28 August - 3 October 2010

A Shepherd and his Ships is an exhibition developed from the collection of the Museum of Wellington City & Sea that showcases over 28 oil paintings by naïve artist Frank Barnes. Little is known about Frank Barnes (c1859-1941), one of New Zealand's most prolific maritime artists.  Barnes' career spanned 50 years and there are 80 of his works in public and private collections in New Zealand. This exhibition was curated by Laureen Sadlier, Museum of Wellington City & Sea.