|Wayne was born in Pretoria, South Africa, in 1963.|
He completed his education with a Postgraduate Degree (Fine Art) at the Ecole des Beux Art, Luminy, in Marseille in 1998. He took a BA (Fine Art), Michaelis, at the University of Cape Town in 1984. In 1981 he took his Diploma in Fine Art, at Technikon Pretoria.
He won the Volkskas Atelier, Merit award winner, 1998 and in 1992
Wayne Barker has been involved in numerous projects, symposiums and workshops, involving academics, artists as well as children and communities.
Wayne Barker founded the Famous International Gallery, South Africa, 1989-1995.