The Radar: Meet Chatham student-artist Oliver Barns

A series featuring Chatham artists

Lilly Kubit

Photo Credit: Oliver Barns

Oliver Barns ‘24 is studying for a major in visual arts with a concentration in studio arts. He is an abstract artist with modern influences. Barns’ main medium is ballpoint pen and charcoal. His work focuses on mental health and social issues.

“There’s a specific meaning behind [my art] for me but… my art is purely up to your imagination,” Barns said.

His other hobbies include playing “The Sims,” making YouTube videos and sewing. For more art from Barns, check out his Instagram account