Barbie Kjar: Lugar/Place - Art Collector

Barbie Kjar – ‘Sappho/Antarctica, drypoint, woodblock and stencil cutouts, edition of 12, 112 x 152 cm. Courtesy the artist & Beaver Galleries.

 Highly regarded Tasmanian artist, Barbie Kjar’s work is immediately recognisable and very distinctive in both technique and imagery. Her new work comprises of beautiful and ethereal portraits exploring the idea of a connection to place. Barbie has asked various individuals to describe their ‘place’ and has made drawings and prints which reflect these responses. Barbie has exhibited extensively across Australia and overseas and her work is in many collections including the National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria and the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery as well as regional galleries across Australia.

Exhibition opens: 6-8pm Thursday 10 November 2016
Exhibition closes: 27 November 2016
Location: Beaver Galleries, 81 Denison Street, Deakin ACT 2600
Contact: 02 6282 5294

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