Barbara Bryn Klare is a San Francisco Bay Area artist who works primarily with rescued textiles, objects and works on paper. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including galleries and museums in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, South Korea, Canada and the UK. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at Cambridge Sustainability Residency and Icelandic Textile Centre. In 2017, she was awarded a research grant from The Center for Craft, Creativity and Design to study traditional Japanese boro textiles and their relevance in contemporary art, craft and design. Klare received her BA in geology and studio art/art history from Oberlin College. She is an MA in Fine Art candidate at University for the Creative Arts/OCA.