Briony Barr

Art Director

Melbourne VIC

Briony Barr is a conceptual artist and art-director of Scale Free Network, an art-science collaborative and publisher based in Melbourne. Co-founded with microbial ecologist Gregory Crocetti, SFN creates picture books (Small Friends Books) and graphic novels (The Invisible War), interdisciplinary workshops, exhibitions and installations which draw on the microscopic world.

Member since 2017

  • Available for freelance work
  • Available for independent and self-publishing projects


  • Art Direction
  • Book Design
  • Conceptual Art
  • Education Design
  • Illustration
  • Research
  • Teaching

Selected Awards

Winner, Best Designed Designed Educational Book Primary/Secondary Australian Book Design Awards (2017) Notable Book of 2017, The Children's Book Council of Australia (2017) Winner, Picture Fiction Environmental Award for Children's Literature (2015) Bronze medal, Children’s eBook US Independent Publisher IPPY Awards (2015)