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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“Eglė and the She-Wolves”

Eglė and the She-Wolves is Jazmina Cininas’s first solo exhibition in Lithuania since 2002. As the Melbourne-born daughter of Lithuanian refugees, Jazmina …

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Vale Annette Bezor

Annette Bezor 1950 – 2020 All of us at Australian Galleries have a great sense of loss of the beautiful, …

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Vale Erwin Fabian

  Erwin Fabian 1915- 2020 All at Australian Galleries are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Erwin Fabian …

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