Barbara Bryn Klare is a San Francisco Bay Area artist who works primarily with rescued textiles, objects, works on paper, and installations. She was an artist-in-residence at the Icelandic Textile Center in Blönduós, Iceland, in November 2016. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, South Korea, Canada, and the United Kingdom. In the 1990s, she worked as a freelance textile and surface designer in San Francisco and Los Angeles. She studied geology and art history at Oberlin College and is currently pursuing an MA in Fine Art at University for the Creative Arts/OCA in Barnsley, England.