2020 Highlights

Finalist National Works on Paper exhibition — Mornington Regional Art Gallery

Barbie Kjar


Printing at Baldessin Press

St Andrews, March 2020

Barbie Kjar Photographer: Silvi Glattauer


Crossing Paths Exhibition at Australian Print Workshop

Exhibition of new prints by Barbie Kjar, Jessica Balletta, Ron McBurnie
Australian Print Workshop Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria

Escudo Milagroso, 2020, lithograph, 76 x 56cm, 2nd state

Escudo Milagroso, 2020, lithograph, 76 x 56cm, 2nd state


La Armadura de Alexi, 2020, lithograph, 76 x 56cm




2019 Highlights



James Northfield Lithography Scholarship, Australian Print Workshop


Geelong Print Prize, Geelong Gallery, Geelong, Victoria with work titled Vimal della Puglia.
Flow, National Contemporary Watercolour Art Prize, Wollongong Art Gallery, Wollongong, New South Wales, with work titled Anu Doble.
Lyn McCrae Memorial Drawing Prize, Noosa Heads Regional Gallery, Noosa Heads, Queensland, with work titled Maurizio/Malapena.


Barbie KjarVimal dalla Puglia, 2018— Geelong Print Prize

Barbie KjarMaurizio/Malapena—Lyn McCrae Drawing Prize

Barbie KjarAnu Doble — Flow, Watercolour Contemporary Art Prize, Wollongong Art Gallery


Exhibition at Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania: The Artist and the Collection. Barbie Kjar, Jennifer Marshall, Milan Milojevic.

Undercurrents, Collaborative Art piece (B.Kjar, J. Marshall, M. Milojevic)

Undercurrents, Collaborative Art piece
(B.Kjar, J. Marshall, M. Milojevic)

QVMAG hosts new works from Barbie Kjar, Jennifer Marshall and Milan Milojevic
The Examiner Newspaper, 2019


2018 Highlights

Exhibition of new work, Tardis, at Impact 10, International Print Symposium, Santander, Spain


Barbie KjarTardis, Santander, Spain

Barbie KjarClose up of Tardis, Santander, Spain



Paul Guest Drawing Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery

Barbie Kjar Vimal dalla Puglia, 2018 Paul Guest Drawing Prize

Artist in Residence, Umbrella Studio, Townsville

2017 Highlights

Finalist, Swan Hill Printmaking prize
Artist in residence, Inkmasters Cairns

Video Features

Barbie Kjar Mokulito (Wood Lithography) Workshop, Cairns 2017.


Portraits: Barbie Kjar and Colin Castell at Caylus, France, DRAWInternational.


Barbie Kjar Profile from David Pyefinch on Vimeo.


Barbie Kjar featured on Sunday Arts, ABC TV


2016 Highlights

Shrinking Reef
Highly Commended, Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, South Australia Museum, Adelaide, South Australia – Shrinking Reef

Highly Commended, Swan Hill Printmaking and Drawing Prize, Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery, Victoria – Sappho/Antarctica

Solo exhibition, titled Portrait/Place at Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT, opening November 10

Barcelona residency August


2015 Highlights

Kjar 2015 Floating rock.web
Winner, Bay of Fires Art Prize, St Helens, Tasmania with a diptych drawing titled Floating Rock

Highly Commended, Lloyd Rees Art Prize, Colville Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

Undercurrents, Collaborative Art piece at the Tasmanian Maritime Museum, Hobart, Tasmania
(B.Kjar, J. Marshall, M. Milojevic) Part of 10 days on the Island Arts Festival
Exhibition opening Friday March 20, 7-9pm, Tasmanian Maritime Museum, Hobart

Shrinking Reef
A sculpture titled Shrinking Reef has been selected for an exhibition titled
The Warming curated by Mandy Martin, CLIMarte festival, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, May 3 – 24

Finalist in the Bay of Fires Art Prize, St Helens, Tasmania

Working on a portrait painting for the Archibald Prize and the Glover

Workshop at Baldessin Press, St Andrews Victoria
Drawing to Print (dates to be confimed)

2014 Highlights

Finalist in the Glover Prize:

Barbie KjarToarra-Marra-Monah: Maria Island, 2014 watercolour, charcoal and oil paint on canvas 56 x 106 cm

Finalist in the Rick Amor Drawing Prize exhibition, Art Gallery of Ballarat:

Barbie KjarGroucho Marx, 2013 charcoal, ink and conte on Somerset paper 76 x 56 cm

Finalist in the Swan Hill Drawing Prize, Swan Hill Art Gallery:

Barbie KjarNed Kelly and His Brother, 2014

Finalist in the 38th Alice Prize exhibition, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs:

Barbie KjarCaylus Saws, 2013 charcoal, oil crayon, conte & ink wash on paper 112 x 76 cm

Solo exhibitions at Celia Lendis Gallery, UK and Bett Gallery, Hobart, TAS







Barbie Kjar featured in The Mercury newspaper’s TasWeekend Magazine, September 2014