Mixed Media Expression
Lily O’Brien 1 March 2019
The desire to create art and the capacity to enjoy it has always been a defining human trait, with evidence dating back to the Stone Age. It seems to be ingrained in our genes, and for some people, it is simply and undeniably a calling. When asked if she had always intended to be an artist, after a pause, Barbara Bryn Klare replies, “Here’s how I’ll phrase it–I am an artist, whether I am doing it or not.” Self described as a “writer, artist, and cultural voyeur,” Klare works in a range of media, including objects, drawings, words, digital media, and what she calls “rescued” textiles.