Mongboards for the iPhone

A revolutionary new version of the classic accessibility tool for the hard-of-speaking. Mongboards for the iPhone is a point and click communication interface which has been in continuous development for 10 years. Originally a wipe clean flip book for messy situations, it has been redesigned from the wheels up as a stand alone iPhone app.

Developed by Barton Bayliss Barton Bayliss Industries © 2009

Track Bike Shop Copenhagen

This T-shirt was designed and made for the Copenhagen Track Bike Shop Team trip to compete in the 17th Cycle Messenger World Championships in Tokyo in September. Printed on a ‘carbon neutral’ T-shirt from

Here’s Angus Edmond (Beaver) from the shop about to be awarded the prize for World Champion Cargo Biker… that’s a race between riders of super-light cargo bikes around a specially designed course. He was riding a ‘Bullitt Race’ built by Copenhagen cargo bike specialists ‘Larry vs Harry’. Check out the bike here:

Dead Celebrities Show – Kurt Cobain

Hey, what’s up Frances Bean – I hope you don’t hate me for drawing a picture of your beautiful father. It’d be better if he were alive.

Dead Celebrities Show
Saturday 3rd October at ‘The Shop’
2 Ilkeston Rd, Nottingham, NG7 3GD
0115 9788649

This print available for just £1 at the show.

The Urn Show – Force of Nature

A show of hand-decorated funeral urns by international artists for a cancer charity.

The other artists are: Andrew Schoultz (US), Anika Lori (DK), Bigfoot (US), Eske Kath (DK), French (UK), Henrik Vibskov (DK), Hvass & Hannibal (DK), Knud Odde (DK), Benny Bee (DK), Martin de Thurah (DK), Silas Adler (DK), Typisk Lesbisk (DK), Ufex (DK) and Zarah Voigt (DK)

The urns will be auctioned at the closing of the show by in aid of ‘Drivkraeften’ the Danish Cancer Treatment Program, Youth Division.

Private View: Friday 2nd of October 17.00 – 22.00
open on Monday, Tuesday and Friday each week
13.00 – 18.00, until 23th of October.

Force of Nature
Birkegade 25
2200 Copenhagen N.

To bid on my urn:

Other info:

First Year Graphics Project

Uncanny – but this looks like what first year Graphics students do at Camberwell College…

(I should know – I was one of them…)

It’s a shoe attached to a photocopy. What will the tutor say in their crit?

They may fail this module. There’s always Joint Honours.

Smoke & Mirrors

Ampersand in mirror foil…

For the new shared office space “Smoke & Mirrors” in Vesterbro, Copenhagen.

I cut all these pieces by hand with a pair of scissors and then put them in place with my trusty team of assistants.

Zine Soup – Book About Zines by TTC

Hello and Good Morning…

there’s a book been published. It’s all about zines. Those little meaningless art books full of collages of medical books and pithy un-original drawings displaying the self pity of the ‘artist’. Well, now you can have them all in coffee table book form.

Rad. Features my books ‘Embryo Boy’ and ‘I Hate Dolphins’.

Launch Party 12th September 7pm
Sønder Boulevard 79-81
1729 Copenhagen V

Zine Age Riot – UPDATED

International zine exhibition.
Opening on 8th August from 11am to 4pm at:

Sea Cell Gallery
4/1 Acacia Street
Byron Bay Arts & Industry Estate
NSW 2481
T. +61 2 6685 8531

I’ve made a 44 page colour A5 zine which features all new drawings along with found and original photography. It’s in an edition of 50. And it’s a bit porno. For more info and to buy the zine for $1 AUS after the opening of the show go to

Also featuring…
Joseph Allen, Craig Atkinson, Kimberly Amos, Gareth Bayliss, Martin Bell, Pete Brower, Jeff Canham, Tracey Churchward, Culture Vulture, Ryan Heywood, Nick Chalmers, Cathie Glassby, Jason Gormley, Hardland/Heartland, Ben Havenaar, Alex Kopps, Stefan Marx, Paul McNeil, Moustache Collective, Jim Newitt, Jared O’sullivan/Nick Simpson, Craig Rochfort, Jordan Rochfort, Nathaniel Russell, Loren Victory, Matt Yeates…

Pictures from the opening day!

Turboweekend Backdrop

Today I’ve been painting a backdrop for the band ‘Turboweekend’ for use on their Summer tour. It’s 6 metres by 3 metres. The bass player from the band: Morten, helped me – and he bought me two cold beers! And pizza! He’s a superman. I’m looking forward to seeing it on the stage. The photographic background is by Sofie Hannibal.

check out Turboweekend’s music at

LeBook Connections

If you are interested in seeing my hard copy portolios at the Big Active Creative Management stand, then please go to LeBook Connections New York. It’s a sort of trade show for art directors and illustrators.

LeBook Connections
Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th June 2009
The Chelsea Art Museum
556 West 22nd Street, NYC, USA

for more info and to register

Asthma Attack Summer Shoe

Jody Barton is an English artist who uses his unpleasant mind to create silly, childish, nonsense drawings that will have your elderly relatives tut-tutting over their teacakes. He’s been able to avoid having a real job for sometime; as the appetite for his ‘creations’ continues. One day he’ll wake up and realise that he should have been a school teacher or advertising creative. Until then we are stuck with this drivel.

Or at least that’s what I told them to say…

Actually I’m the leader of the whole world.

Buy it:

Secret Blisters Screenprint Show

35 top graphic artists make screenprints

Kate Moross
Anthony Burrill
Jody Barton
Miles Donovan
more to be announced…

all 35 artists will make editions of 35 signed screenprints.
which will all be £35.00 for each print.
Which artist made which print? It’s a secret.
Buy what you love… each print is signed on the back.

Private View Opening Party
Friday 26th June 6 – 10pm
MC Motors,
Millers Avenue off Arcola Street,
E8 2DS

PLEASE RSVP if you want guestlist:

For more info go to:

or go here to Creative Review’s blog site:

Exhibition at Force of Nature Copenhagen

“Word Head”


I’m having an exhibition of new work at the Force of Nature gallery in Copenhagen. The show opens on 7th May at 17.00. I’m going to be showing over 20 new paintings plus at least 2 new screenprints plus some new Digital C-Type prints as well. The work will be for sale, and the show will be up until the 30th May.

Free Beer!

Force of Nature
Birkegade 25
Copenhagen 2200

Eco Labs – Climate Road show

The Climate Road Show is going to tour the country this Summer to help people understand the implications of climate change. A group of artists have been picked to illustrate various scenarios related to the changing of the environment. I’ve tried to illustrate a mass exodus of humans due to a change in habitat.

Jody Barton
Rod Hunt
Leona Clark
Kate Evans
Jamie Slimmon
Angela Morelli
& more to come.
Graphic Design: Si Yeun Kim
Art Direction: Jody Boehnert

First show at BASH: 18th-27th June, 12-6pm
BASH Opening party: Thursday June 18th, 6-9pm
65 – 71 Scrutton Street, London, EC2A 4PJ

Also at Glastonbury and ‘The Art Boot Fair’

*Supported by Awards for All and APE

click here for more info from the Eco Labs website

Sweet Talk Copenhagen

On May 19th I did this public talk about my work to an audience of 150+ people… made me sweat… although it ended up being an enjoyable night…

For more info: Sweet Talk CPH

I shared the bill with ‘E-types‘ a design company and ‘Illutron‘, an events robotics and installations collective.

There was a free limited edition print of one of my new water-colour pieces for every attendee. Printed with sponsorship from Clausen Offset.

With special thanks to Simon Roche, who organised the event.

Photos by Jakob Bekker Hansen