born Athens OH
lives and works San Francisco Bay Area, LA and southeast Ohio

EDUCATION
BA Geology and Studio Art/Art History Oberlin College Oberlin OH
MA Fine Art Merit University for the Creative Arts/OCA Barnsley UK

SOLO
La Poetica PaperCircle Nelsonville OH (online)
Blue Notes Hilferty Gallery Dairy Barn Arts Athens OH
Un/Common Threads
h u g o m e n t o Gallery San Francisco CA
I C E L A N D :: blue Underground Gallery Art Works Downtown San Rafael CA
Modern Boro | Modern Life MV Chamber of Commerce Gallery Mill Valley CA
DRAWINGS MCSD Gallery Marinwood CA

GROUP
2020
TEXT/ile Gallery 114 Portland OR (online)
In Dialogue with the Unknown Die Kunstschaffenden Linz AUSTRIA
US: What Divides Us and What Unites Us Touchstone Gallery Washington DC (BEST IN SHOW award)
2019
Looming Shelter Desert X adjunct installation Coachella Valley CA
A small works show Pretty/Smart Long Beach CA
Materiality and Method FLUX Art Space Long Beach CA
Our Bodies Ourselves Ely Center of Contemporary Art New Haven CT
If I Only Had Time to Tell You Gallery Route One Pt Reyes Station CA
Art of Peace SF United Playaz Headquarters San Francisco CA
+ SF State Building 555 Golden Gate Avenue SF + Yerba Buena Center for the Arts SF
Duodecimal Barnsley Civic Gallery Barnsley UK
2018
Pond at the End of the Road X MATERIA DZINE Gallery San Francisco CA
Small Works Art Works Downtown San Rafael CA
Cracking Nutshells DZINE Gallery San Francisco CA
Hotel Drawings 20-21 Visual Arts Centre Scunthorpe North Lincolnshire UK
Art/Act: Local – Natural Harmony David Brower Center Berkeley CA
Earth Action Art Pauley Ballroom UC Berkeley Berkeley CA
Significant Colour PH21 Gallery Budapest HUNGARY
Where-Hows Queens/Brooklyn NY border
Guns: Artists Respond Swords into Plowshares Gallery Detroit, MI
Spring Show The Curated Fridge, Cambridge, MA
2017
The (Accidental) Marks Made While Making Art Cultivate/Organ E London UK
Tracks and Echoes DZINE Gallery San Francisco CA
FIBER ART VIII International Biennial Sebastopol Center for the Arts Sebastopol CA
Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) Quilt Melbourne AUSTRALIA
Wabi-Sabi O’Hanlon Center for the Arts Mill Valley CA
Something Blue Cultivate/Organ E London UK
Wabi-Sabi O’Hanlon Center for the Arts Mill Valley CA
Crop Up Melt Down 3rd St Village Gallery San Francisco CA
100 Days Action: The Great Trump Makeover Southern Exposure San Francisco CA
Marvelous! International Collage Assemblage and Construction Sebastopol Center for the Arts Sebastopol CA
Sculptural Artists of Marin [pop-up invitational] MCSD Marinwood CA
2016
Layers MarinMOCA Novato CA
Art of Love O’Hanlon Center for the Arts Mill Valley CA
World Muse Conference [invitational] Bend OR
Stitch Fetish 4 Hive Gallery Los Angeles CA
Art Bra Austin Palmer Convention Center Austin TX
Wabi-Sabi O’Hanlon Center for the Arts Mill Valley CA
Contemporary National Fiber Art Santa Cruz Art League Santa Cruz CA
Digital Culture CICA Museum Gyeonggi-do S KOREA
World of Threads Festival Living Arts Centre Mississauga Ontario CANADA
Bold O’Hanlon Mill Valley CA
Periferica Ruskin Gallery Cambridge UK
2015
Wabi-Sabi O’Hanlon Center for the Arts Mill Valley CA
Texture–Can You Feel It? O’Hanlon Center for the Arts Mill Valley CA
Collaboration MarinMOCA Novato CA
Resurrected The Early Works Satellite Gallery Las Vegas NV
Reimagining Minimalism O’Hanlon Center Mill Valley CA
Transforming: Street Objects SITE: Brooklyn Brooklyn NY

INSTALLATIONS
Clothes Like a River (#ReFab) Site: Dairy Barn Arts Center Athens OH
Looming Shelter Site: Desert X adjunct group installation Coachella Valley CA
Reclaiming Rapunzel (Rapunzel Project) Site: Marin Museum of Contemporary Art Novato CA
street objects Site: Hamilton Field (converted air force base) Novato CA
Sock Pole Collaboration with Luke Seward Site: Open Wabi Residency Fredericktown OH
Stronger than Water (Raft of the Medusa) Collaboration with Luke Seward Site: Open Wabi Residency Fredericktown OH
Fire Hearth Site: Private ranch near Pescadero CA
Where-Hows (WEARHAUS) Site: Queens/Brooklyn NY border
WHERE Were You Harassed? (ongoing, online)

GRANTS + AWARDS
Best in Show 2020 Touchstone Gallery Washington DC
Greater Columbus Arts Council 2019 Artists in the Community Grant Columbus OH
Puffin Foundation 2019 Artist Grant Teaneck NJ
The Center for Craft 2018 Graduate Research Grant Asheville NC
David Brower Center 2018 Artist Honorarium Berkeley CA

PUBLICATIONS
ART
A.R.T. Artists Responding To zine Sept 2020
WordPower: Language as Medium LibraryX Mar 2019
RED BRENDA Magazine UK Dec 2018
GUNS: ARTISTS RESPOND Women’s Caucus for Art Michigan May 2018
Graphs & Charts & Grids Vol 13 MAKE8ELIEVE Illinois Switzerland April 2018 
Woven Tale Press Vol VI #1 Jan 2018
Artizein Arts and Teaching Journal Arts Ecology + Education Southern IL Univ Carbondale Vol 2 10/17
WRITING
A Graceful Arc Toward a Car-less World Artists and Climate Change
PENNY THOUGHTS ISSUE 9 Manchester UK
DIALECTICS, DON SOKER GALLERY Delicious Lines Dec 2018
JONATHAN PARKER, JACK FISCHER GALLERY Art Business Dec 2018
MANUSCRIPT Cambridge Arts Cambridge UK (publication date: Winter 2019)

PRESS
Dairy Barn announces new artist residency program Athens Messenger Aug 2019
Mixed Media Expression Marin Arts & Culture Mar 2019
WTP Artist Interview: Barbara Bryn Klare Woven Tale Press Jan 2018
Artists in Conversation: Tracks and Echoes DZINE Living April 2018
Artist Feature: Barbara Bryn Klare Les Femmes Folles Dec 2018
100 Days of Anti-Trump Resistance Culturestr/ke Magazin Jan 2017
100 Days Action: Oakland artists respond to Trump’s presidency Oakland North Jan 2017
Four More Residencies Off the Beaten Path Vasari 21 Aug 2017
Where were you harassed? Huffington Post Dec 2017
30 Days of Artists Art Bra Austin June 2016

RESIDENCIES
Making for Good Artist Residency Dairy Barn Arts Center Athens OH
Open Wabi Fredericktown OH
Icelandic Textile Centre Textilsetur Islands ICELAND
Cambridge Sustainability Residency Cambridge UK

TEACHING
Rapunzel Project Novato Arts Center
Beeswax Dairy Barn Arts Center
Artistic Tools: Natural Brushes Helms Design Center Textile Arts Los Angeles, Dairy Barn Arts Center
Color Theory and Sustainability Fed Hocking School, Passionworks, PALS (Resident Artist Dairy Barn Arts)
Tactile Sketchbooks Textile Arts Los Angeles (online), Dairy Barn Arts Center (online) Fibre Arts Australia Guest Instructor (Sept 2021)

CURATORIAL
#ReFab Dairy Barn Arts Center Athens OH
the modern boro collection
The Artist Shelf
The Great Trump Makeover drawathon 100 Days Action Southern Exposure SF CA