About Barry

Barry Slate created educational

illustrations for twenty years. Using a

combination of pen and ink and electronic media,

Barry worked primarily for a publisher

of teacher-oriented books and magazines.


It is from this background that he expanded to doing

illustration, logo, and book design for other clients.


Since then, Barry has worked on web design, advanced Photoshop touch up job, package design, and advertising graphics.


Along with his freelance work, Barry has been an instructor in the classroom and Online since 2007 teaching a variety of classes from Photoshop to Indesign to Editorial Illustration to Figure Drawing and Painting.


Barry Slate has a BFA from Virginia

Commonwealth University in Communication Arts

and a MA from Syracuse University’s Independent

Study Degree Program in Illustration.