Rita Bard’s enigmatic interdisciplinary work incorporates a range of materials and disciplines. She creates her ideas through paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, three-dimensional sculptural objects, and also through combining and overlapping disciplines. In 2020 she added video to her portfolio with her 1st video Between the Rails in the West. Her work has shown at the Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM, Box Gallery, Santa Fe, Eight Modern, Santa Fe, Launch Projects, Santa Fe, and many other galleries throughout the US. She maintains an active arts practice at her studio while also running an alternative artspace, Freeformartapace, www.freeformartspace.com, which she founded in 2014.


Rita Bard was raised in Kentucky and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico since 2004. She holds a BFA from Maine College of Art and Certificate of Apprenticeship of Art Glass Design, Theory and Praxis at Staatliche Glasfachschule, Hadamar, Germany.