L.H.Barker provides fine hand and digitally painted illustration, specializing in interpretive architectural and historical paintings for architects, engineers, non-profits, marketing/advertising firms, museums and exhibit facilities and real estate developers, is a member of the American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI) and has focused on individual client service, high quality and fine craftsmanship since 1974. Award of Excellence, Architecture in Perspective 17 (AIP 17), American Society of Architectural Illustrators. On line portfolio includes a special interpretive historical illustration section.
L.H.Barker recently completed a 17 month interpretive historical suite of three original artworks/paintings for the Maryland State Highway Administration, cultural resources division. The scenes depict events & people in Bladensburg in 1780, 1787 & 1814 (War of 1812). Images of the copyrighted illustrations will be posted on www.lhbarkerstudio.com once their new website goes live.
In 2008, a suite of two paintings was done for George Washington's Ferry Farm in the press roll out/conference of the discovery of the house's archaeological remains. The images were seen worldwide.
In 2005-2006, a suite of six illustrations, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, was completed for Historic St. Mary's City, MD. A suite of two illustrations were done for George Washington's Boyhood home, Ferry Farm and received extensive press coverage including National Geographic Society, The Smithsonian Institution and their monthly magazine, nightly network news, USAtoday and the New York Times. A suite of 26 digitally painted illustrations was completed for the St. John's Site Museum, MD 2007-2009. A total of 34 historical interpretive paintings have been completed for Historic St. Mary's City, MD since 1997.