Barbara Bryn Klare was born on Valentine’s Day in Athens, Ohio, and received a BA in geology and studio art/art history from Oberlin College and an MA Fine Art Merit from University for the Creative Arts UK. Her artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally including museums and galleries in SF, LA, Brooklyn, S Korea, Canada and the UK among others, and has been reviewed online and in print, by Huffington Post, Woven Tale Press, Art Bra Austin and Culturetr/ke.

Her sexual harassment location project WHERE Were You Harassed? was published in WordPower: Language as Medium, an anthology of artists who use the power of text in contemporary creative practices. In fall 2019, she had the honor of being the first Artist-in-Residence at Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio.

Previously, Ms Klare worked as a freelance textile/surface designer in SF and LA and as a professional writer, editor and columnist. She divides her time between the SF Bay Area and Ohio.