Barbara Bryn Klare is a San Francisco Bay Area artist who works primarily with textiles, objects, and works on paper. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Brooklyn, S Korea, Canada and the UK. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at Cambridge (UK) Sustainability Residency and the Icelandic Textile Centre in NW Iceland. Her work has been written up in Culturestr/ke Magazine and Breast Cancer Resource Center online, and her essay on art and stillness will be in the upcoming Quiet monolith from inkCONCRETE Press.

Ms Klare received her BA in geology and studio art/art history from Oberlin College, where she worked in the Allen Art Museum conservation lab. In the 90s, she worked as a freelance textile and surface designer in SF and LA. She is an MA in Fine Art candidate at University for the Creative Arts/Open College of the Arts in Barnsley, UK.

Ms Klare is curator for the online modernboro collection of ragged, tattered and patched pieces and is a Founding Member of Textile Arts LA.

30 Days of Artists: West Coast Artists Lend Their Talent and Support Art Bra Austin
100 Days of Anti-Trump Resistance Culturestr/ke Magazine
Four More Residencies Off the Beaten Path Vasari 21
Stitch Therapy (@modernboro) Best of Instagram


Photo credit: Chris Darrouzet