John Barany

Profile Updated: June 11, 2020
John Barany
Residing At: Yakima, WA USA
Spouse/Partner: Carol 33yrs
Children: Alison born 1983, robbie born '86, william born 1988
Occupation: Artist in wood
Homepage: Johnbarany.com
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Yes! Attending Reunion
Marital Status

Married

Grandchildren:

0

Previous school:

Wilson grade school, lewis and clark hi,

Other Schooling:

Gonzaga u , u of washington. bA chemistry
U of Washington MD
Yale @ waterbury conn. Internal medicine
U of New York @ Buffalo. Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care

School Story:

Dave Billings was making strawberry ice cream at the Benewah Dairy at 30th and Grand. He invited Bill Herrington and I and other buddies up for a massive free taste test at the owner's expense. Nobody found out.

What have you been doing the last 10 years?

I'm a full time studio artist in wood. Predominantly lathe-based, my work imcludes sculptures, plates, platters, boxes, vases. I'm currently doing collaborations with a dozen other artists. The unifying factor is that they do their work on my wood. We have painters, ceramists, raku clay, a glass artist, a fabric person, a metals guy, and a mixed media maven each working in conjunction with me. It all comes together in a travelling show i've presented at galleries for WSU, Wenatchee, Ellensburg, Yakima, and tri-cities.

How do you spend your time now?

I'm in the studio by 8AM and usually work until 1-2AM. I thought when i retired that i would watch the mariners and learn the nes of 5 players and the manager. It didn't happen. I was made to work and I do what I like.
I have a massive garden and work in the master gardener program in Yakima and I live in a great old place that used to be a TB san.

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Jun 12, 2020 at 11:54 AM

Posted on: Jun 11, 2020 at 4:21 PM

Dave: Happy Birthday. I’m including a messenger bringing springtime hope and good luck. Be well, jsb

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Jun 10, 2020 at 11:40 AM

Dave: Happy Birthday. I’m including a messenger bringing springtime hope and good luck. Be well, jsb

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Posted on: Apr 28, 2020 at 7:55 PM

Otis, have a special day. I hope all is sell with the Brendes. Here in Yakima the sun shines and my vegetable seeds are sprouting in the greenhouse and the grapes get their first dose of Sulfur on Saturday. Stay well.
jsb
ps: Please, say hi to Tana.

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Jan 07, 2020 at 1:09 PM

Neil
Happy Birthday. Hope you’re skiing somewhere besides here in Yakima where it’s over 50 degrees.
jbar

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Dec 01, 2019 at 7:35 AM

happy Birthday to Bob..
jbar
ps: I’m recycled as a lathe-based wood artist. and I cast copper stuff. these are ‘smokers.’.
Mr. and Mrs. Goathead.

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Posted on: Nov 16, 2019 at 8:43 PM

Hi, Pam. Hope all well and birthday a memorable one. If my brother, Bruce, will ever talk to me again—a falling-out a yr ago—I promise to come knocking on your fairy castle door next summer.
Meanwhile, I’m making Christmas ornaments for the Mighty Tieton show on Dec. 7:

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Sep 05, 2019 at 11:13 AM

Hope all is light and wonder, Jean.
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Aug 28, 2019 at 2:59 PM

Hey John.
Remember the sail boat I made when I was 15? I think you may have taken a ride in it. 7 years ago I gave it to Raul who was building my shop. He had a kid who needed a boat to float. About time I started gettin’ rid of stuff.
Eh vous?
Jbar

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Jul 17, 2019 at 8:48 PM

John
Of course, hope you’re well, hale and hearty. Here in Yakima, life is good as I sit looking out at dusk a’coming and a perfect day passing.
Jsbarany

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Posted on: May 24, 2019 at 12:49 PM

Pam. Happy Birthday. Hope all’s well on a special one. Stayed a couple days with Bill Herrington in Moscow this spring—he’s happy and just married a Patricia. Also, met with Ron Gouly (sp?). I just had a show at Yakima Artists Tour of Homes. We had 300 guests in 6hrs and Avamazing, my gorgeous niece, showed my jewelry. Tell me, would you rather purchase earrings from a 74yr old grizzled warrior or a 33yr old who looks like 24? Hmmm. Needless to say, she was a hit.
Stay well,
Jbar

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Apr 29, 2019 at 8:58 AM

Otis. Hope all well in nirvana. Haven't been to Cd’A in the couple years since Brother Bruce not talking to me much. But I can imagine the cold wAter and Kokanee.
Happy Birthday...and “Hi!” To Queen Tana.
Jbar

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Jan 07, 2019 at 9:29 AM

Happy Birthday, Neil. Many more.

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Posted on: Nov 27, 2018 at 9:48 AM

Happy Birthday, Butch. Many more. Any marathons since I saw you last?
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Nov 17, 2018 at 10:31 PM

Happy Birthday today, Pam. Hope it’s still a special day for you.
Jsbarany.