Yakima Herald Reviews Nature+1

“NATURE+1” is an ongoing body of work by Barbara Bryn Klare about small moments in the every day, or what author Saul Bellow calls “unexpected intrusions of beauty.” An installation of Klare’s artwork will open at the Boxx Gallery on Saturday, Feb. 5. “It’s about conservation and treading lightly,” Klare writes, “and appreciating a commonplace occurrence: a stick beneath your feet as you walk.” Natural materials were collected from the


  TACTILE SKETCHBOOK I Gouache, rescued textiles, photograph scraps, pencil drawings, indigo dye and thread on Japanese design book 6 x 9 inches (verso and recto pages) “pushing the boundaries of sketching by working with thread and textiles” ARTWRITE 13 Feb 2021 “My art practice is deeply involved in the making of “Textile Sketchbooks.” This term is not entirely my own; the textile design profession has a version related to


  SHREDDED FLAG (Charlottesville) to be in the Sept issue of HAUS-A-REST zine. The theme is MATERIAL DAMAGE, which explores the use of textiles in contemporary art. From the HAUS-A-REST site: While fabric, wool, silk, and textiles have been a wonderful source of creativity since time began, as a medium it has now taken center stage in Contemporary art with art practitioners using it to draw, make sculptures, use it


WHERE Were You Harassed? to live stream at show that explores our shared experiences in domesticity during social isolation. The reality of staying home for many women, families and children are not as comfortable as we would hope. Our new routine further highlights the inequalities in domestic labor and women’s issues that take place behind closed doors. During the first 11 weeks of lockdown from 24th March 2020, domestic abuse

My Interview on ARTish Plunge Podcast

NOW LIVE: My Interview on ARTish Plunge Podcast I sat down with Kristy Battani of The ARTish Plunge podcast and talked about Art, Textiles, Boro, curating and some of favorite artists. MORE INFO: https://www.kristybattani.com/podcast/barbara-klare-e8

Interview for LET LOOSE Magazine

INTERVIEW with LET LOOSE SKATEBOARDING MAGAZINE SNEAK PEEK: 3. What’s the best dessert to try in the Bay Area? I have a huge sweet tooth. Oyatsuya (@oyatsuya on Instagram),an omakase snack/dessert pop-up in SF. It is THE bomb. They literally sell out in a few minutes. They are temporarily closed right now, which is too bad. Also great: Uji Time in Berkeley and S Bay (ice cream, mochi, taiyaki, etc.). Try

A.R.T. Artists Responding To

SHREDDED FLAG (Charlottesville) is in Issue 2 of A.R.T Artists Responding To, an environmental and political zine out of the UK, covering paramount news and world happenings through the eyes of international artists, creatives and writers. In addition, three of my studies for this piece will be shown.


NATURE + 1 IN DIALOGUE WITH THE UNKNOWN @DIE KUNSTSCHAFFENDEN Linz AUSTRIA 6 Oct through 28 Oct 2020 NATURE: Twigs, dried grass, wood chips, aloe leaves, sea oats, palm fronds +1: Rescued textiles, modern boro textiles, embroidery and sashiko thread, horsehair, paint, twine, and ephemera 2-9 inches high To see all 200 pieces, go here. A group show of international artists: Kirsty Lamont . Barbara Bryn Klare . Rachel Macmanus . Marten Tollin


PACK YOUR BAGS SOMETHING SMALL I sit in the middle of the intersection (of art, design + craft). It is safe to be here as an artist. Some doubt that–but is it art? If the artist is showing… it is. Is it forward looking? Yes. Poetic? Very. “I have a portable home that I always carry with me which is literature and memories.” — Writer Azar Nafisi about her life

WWYH reviewed on HuffPost

Huffington Post contributor Bill Lichtenstein reviews WHERE Were You Harassed? and other art pieces in the light of current events and mounting claims of sexual harassment in all realms of American culture and politics. Read the review.

Amusing, moving… a tale of a broken heart

Middle section MODERN SAMPLER An Art of Love triptych Rescued antique table linens, embroidery floss 54 x 12 inches 2016 I was googling World of Threads to find dates and locations and I found this commentary on my work, MODERN SAMPLER. “This piece is by Barbara Bryn Klare, called ‘Modern Sampler.’ BSP found it very amusing, I found it quite moving – both of us agreed it was a tale


ICE CREAM AND CAKE was donated to the Breast Cancer Resource Center and shown at Art Bra Austin, Palmer Events Center, Austin TX May 2016 “whimsical in appearance with strategically placed pompoms”– Breast Cancer Resource Center