Lives and works in Tasmania.
With graceful and expressive imagery, the human connectedness of Kjar’s works has a broad appeal to the corporate and private buyer alike.
Barbie Kjar has established a national and international reputation as one of the finest contemporary printmakers in Australia. Her beautiful, evocative imagery delicately harmonizes colour, form and the rituals of human behavior to create works that the viewer instantly responds to.
Barbie Kjar displays all the hallmarks of an artist at the height of her skills. The scale of her works and her fluid composition combine to create striking visual appeal. With graceful and expressive imagery, the human connectednesses of her works have a broad appeal to the corporate and private buyer alike.
Barbie Kjar has exhibited extensively across Australia with solo and in group shows. She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards and is included in several public and private collections in Australia, New Zealand, USA, France and England. Important public collections include: the Australian National Gallery and Parliament House in Canberra, National Gallery of Victoria, Queensland University of Technology and University of Southern Queensland, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery in Hobart and Artbank in Sydney.
Barbie Kjar fine art titled “Knight” at Etching House