Barrie Linklater was one of the world's foremost portrait and equestrian
His commissions came from Her Majesty the Queen,
HRH Duke of Edinburgh, The Ascot Authority, the committee of York Racecourse,
The Honourable Artillery Company, Sheik Ahmed-al-Maktoum, the Queen's
Tennis Club and the City of London.
Barrie was a long-standing member of The Society of Equestrian Artists
and was awarded prizes of excellence at several of their annual exhibitions.
The most recent prizes have included the President's Medal for "Most
Meritorious Group of Paintings" in their Silver Jubilee Exhibition
2004 and Best Oil Painting 2006.
An established international artist, Barrie had paintings in the United
States, Canada, Holland, Switzerland, Jersey, Dubai, the Far East and
Australia. He had thirteen paintings in the Royal Collection. His work
has been exhibited at The National Portrait Gallery, The Royal Society
of Portrait Painters and a number of respected London galleries.