Barry Spann is an international artist whose work is in many collections worldwide, including the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris. He was born in Dickson, Tennessee, in 1948, began drawing at three and studying painting at six. He learned printmaking at the University of Tennessee, and in 1978 began an association with the Trianon Press, Paris, producing the collotype livre d’artiste Twenty-Seven Landscapes, 1984. Spann is now a painter, his subjects including landscapes, still lifes, and Buddhas. He divides his time between Knoxville and Paris.