Wendy Barnes is a wildlife artist and designer drawing pen and ink animals to create art-on-fabric using a bold, inverted style and giving back a portion of proceeds from every sale to the associated charity.
Wendy's career includes Design Director for David A. McMahon Architect, a high-end residential firm in Manhattan and second generation to legendary Parish-Hadley. Wendy worked directly with top decorators born from Parish-Hadley fame including the late Mr. Albert Hadley.
Her background began when Wendy moved to Boston and partnered with her sister in a textile design company, exhibiting at wholesale and retail art shows including the New York Gift Show. Concurrently, she elected her architecture degree from Northeastern University in Boston, MA, entirely hand-drawn with a top GPA award.
Her Master’s Degree from New York University in Real Estate Development landed her a position at The Developer’s Group, a design consulting group where she was nominated for NYC Lobby of the Year, 2008 for IKON Condominiums, 50 Bayard Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
During her first year of business on her own in 2014, she was a finalist in Martha Stewart’s American Made contest and exhibited in six juried art shows in CT.
In 2015, Wendy and her family moved to Melbourne, FL where she took a position to have a deeper understanding of wildlife conservation as Program Coordinator for Women of the Wild at Brevard Zoo.
With her efforts in conservation solidifying her voice for wildlife, Wendy Barnes Design is now synonymous with Wendy’s personal vision for the world.