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Barbara Bartos

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The Melody of a Landscape: Toffia. Hills, score for music box, 2012 Gouache and Perforations on Paper, Mechanical Music Box 18.75" X 1.5" ; 71 Cm X 7 Cm
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The Melody of a Landscape: Toffia. Hills, 2012 Gouache and Perforations on Paper, Mechanical Music Box 18.75" X 1.5" ; 71 Cm X 7 Cm
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The Melody of a Landscape: Toffia. Hills, detail, 2012 Gouache and Perforations on Paper, Mechanical Music Box 18.75" X 1.5" ; 71 Cm X 7 Cm
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The Melody of a Landscape: Finland. Archipelago, 2012 Gouache and Perforations on Paper, Mechanical Music Box 18.75" X 1.5" ; 71 Cm X 7 Cm
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The Melody of a Landscape: Finland. Archipelago, 2012 Gouache and Perforations on Paper, Mechanical Music Box 18.75" X 1.5" ; 71 Cm X 7 Cm
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The Melody of a Landscape: Finland. Archipelago, detail, 2012 Gouache and Perforations on Paper, Mechanical Music Box 18.75" X 1.5" ; 71 Cm X 7 Cm
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Haiku, configuration 1, 2011 Pencil on Wood Panel 6 X 6 X 2" Each
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Haiku, configuration 2, 2011 Pencil on Wood Panel 6 X 6 X 2" Each
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Haiku. Tree, 2011 Pencil on Wood Panel 6 X 6 X 2" Each
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Haiku. Swarm, 2011 Pencil on Wood Panel 6 X 6 X 2" Each
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Haiku. Spider, 2011 Pencil on Wood Panel 6 X 6 X 2" Each
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Haiku. Chairs, 2011 Pencil on Wood Panel 6 X 6 X 2" Each
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Thinking Tree, 2011 Live Tree (carya Ovata), Paint, and Photoluminescent Pigment. Live Tree (carya Ovata), Paint, and Photoluminescent Pigment Approximately 6 X 4 Feet.
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Thinking Tree, 2011 Live Tree (carya Ovata), Paint, and Photoluminescent Pigment. Live Tree (carya Ovata), Paint, and Photoluminescent Pigment Dimensions: Approximately 6 X 4 Feet.
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Thinking Tree, 2011 Live Tree (carya Ovata), Paint, and Photoluminescent Pigment. Live Tree (carya Ovata), Paint, and Photoluminescent Pigment Approximately 6 X 4 Feet.
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Kinhin (Walking Meditation) day 3, 2010 Grass, Soil, Wood, Velvet 9" X 3.5" X 4"; 22.5 Cm X 9 Cm X 10 Cm
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Kinhin (Walking Meditation) day 5, 2010 Grass, Soil, Wood, Velvet 9" X 3.5" X 4"; 22.5 Cm X 9 Cm X 10 Cm
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Kinhin (Walking Meditation) day 7, 2010 Grass, Soil, Wood, Velvet 9
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Haiku, 2012 Pencil on Wood © Barbara Bartos
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Romania
Birth year
1974
Lives in
San Francisoco
Works in
San Francisco
Schools
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), 2001, MFA
Visual Art and Design University, Cluj, University of Art and Design Cluj Napoca, Romania, 1998, BFA
Tags
video, soundscapes mixed-media, visual music, music box, printmaking, environmental interventions, sound, bio-art, installation, landscape
Bio

Barbara Bartos is a San Francisco-based, Romanian-born artist. She holds an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and a BFA from University of Art and Design in Cluj, Romania.

Barbara’s work ranges from installation, environmental intervention, and sound to drawing and printmaking. Her work has been exhibited in international galleries and museums including Southern Exposure, San Francisco; GenArt, San Francisco; Palazzo Correr, Venice, Italy; Caixa-Ourense, Spain; Modern Art Gallery, Miskolc, Hungary; National Art Museum, Cluj, Romania; and the International Museum of Children’s Art, Oslo.

Barbara is the recipient of many grants and awards among which a Fulbright Fellowship for study in the United States. Her work has won prizes in exhibitions in Hungary, Belgium, Norway, and Romania.

Her work and interviews have appeared on Romania International TV and in ARTnews Extra, Romanian Cultural Institute Annual, Venice, Italy, and San Francisco Weekly. She has been awarded artist’s residencies in the United States, France, Italy, Hungary, and Romania.