Barbie Kjar

b. 1957

Printmaker Barbie Kjar completed a Bachelor of Fine Art at the University of Tasmania in 1987 and a Masters degree at RMIT in 2000. She has held solo exhibitions since 1986 in Hobart, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane. She has been included in group exhibitions at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart; Korea and France. She has been artist in residence in California, Barcelona, Canberra and Tokyo. She was awarded the Trust Bank Art Award in 1992, the Conrad Jupiters Art Prize in 1999 and Victorian Arts Board Grants in 1988, 1991 and 2004. Her work is held by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; the Tasmanian Museum and Gallery, Hobart; Artbank, Sydney; Parliament House, Canberra and several regional and university galleries.

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2018

In Blog

Paul Guest Prize Finalists- Graeme Drendel, Barbie Kjar & Terry Matassoni

Congratulations to Graeme Drendel, Barbie Kjar & Terry Matassoni, finalists in the 2018 Paul Guest Prize at Bendigo Art Gallery …

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Geoffrey Ricardo in ‘Wonderment’ – Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop

Image: Geoffrey Ricardo, Mindsets (2007), intaglio print, edition 40, 14.5 x 21cm Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop have recently opened their …

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Dianne Fogwell: Canberra Critics’ Award for Visual Arts

Congratulations to Dianne Fogwell who has been awarded the Canberra Critics’ Award for Visual Arts. The 28 year-old Canberra Critics’ …

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‘Splendacious’ Print Exchange and Exhibition Curated by Rona Green

Splendacious is a print exchange and exhibition of printmaking curated by Rona Green and features the work of 54 contemporary artists …

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