email: ritabard@comcast.net

instagram: rita.bard.5


Works in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Born in Kentucky, USA


EDUCATION


2002

   •   BFA, Printmaking, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME, Awarded 2013


1978-80

   •   Apprenticeship, Art Glass Design, Theory and Praxis of Stained Glass Window Manufacturing, Staatliche Glasfachschule, Hadamar, Germany


SELECTED SOLO AND TWO PERSON SHOWS


2019

   •   Seriously Funny, Artifact, Santa Fe, NM

2010

   •   war paintings, Box Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2009

   •   strange beauty, Center For Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2008

   •   the singular and the eternal - imagine the world, Victoria Price, Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM

2006

   •   bearable lightness, solo exhibition at the Works on Paper Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS


2021 Site: Brooklyn Gallery, Shape In All It's Forms, Brooklyn, NY, Juror Hunter Drohojowska-Philp


2021 Center for Contemporary Arts, CCAN 2021, Abilene, TX, Juror: Liz Trosper


2020 Online Exhibition, Choreography In Time And Space, Between the rails in the west


2020 Inpost, Cold Sweat, Rita Bard, Loc Huynh, Laura Wacha, Albuquerque, NM


2020  Ely Center of Contemporary Art, What Surrounds, New Haven, CT


2020 Axle Contemporary, Drawing and Driving, Santa Fe, NM


2020 Flynndog Gallery, Inside the Dollhouse: A Tale of Whimsy and Feminine Myth, Burlington, VT


2020 La Sala Gallery, Under The Influences, Galisteo, NM


2018 Superfine! 2018, Washington, D.C.


2018 Respiration, Aqua Regia, Santa Fe, NM


2018 La Sala Gallery, Best Seat in the House Show with 30 New Mexico artists, Galisteo, NM


2018Artspace Gallery, Language of Perception, 3 person show with Douglas Degges, Maureen O'Leary, and Rita Bard, Loveland, CO


2017 The University of Texas at Tyler, 32nd Annual International Exhibition, Juror Ken Little, Tyler, Texas


2017 Art.i.fact, Taking Back Orange, Santa Fe, NM


2017 Axle Contemporary, Local Color, Santa Fe, NM


2016 Art's Birthday, Santa Fe (first ever), Santa Fe, NM


2016 Santa Fe Collective, Santa Fe, NM


2015 (re)LAUNCH, Offroad Productions, Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Collective, Santa Fe, NM


2015 My Spirit Animal, Santa Fe Collective, Santa Fe, NM


2014 Art Mechanics and Repair Shop, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM


2012 LaGrange National XXVII Biennial, LaGrange Art Museum, Juror Dr. Robert. Steele, Lagrange, Georgia


2011 Galleri Urbane, Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL


2011 LAUNCH PROJECTS, interference, Rita Bard, Jamie Hamilton, Lucrecia Troncoso, Santa Fe, NM


2011 EDGE ZONES, southern mix, group exhibition, curated by Charo Oquet, Miami, FL


2010 EDGE ZONES, duodecad, group exhibition, curated by Charo Oquet, Miami, FL


2010 LAUNCH PROJECTS, group exhibition, Santa Fe, NM


2010 ART Santa Fe , Santa Fe, NM


2009 ART Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM


2009 Victoria Price Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM


2009 texas national 2009 - Juror Mel Chin, Nacogdoches, TX


2009 postcards from the edge, New York, NY


2008 Victoria Price Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM


2008 postcards from the edge, New York, NY


2008 mind the gap, Eight Modern, Santa Fe, NM


2008 texas national 2008 - Juror Roger Shimomura, Nacogdoches, TX


2007 postcards from the edge, New York, NY


2006 reflections, Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM


2006 postcards from the edge, New York, NY


2006 outnumbered, Jack Rabbit Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM


2006 Works on Paper Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


2005 New Mexico Printmakers Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


2005 arts feast, Jack Rabbit Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM


2005 hand-pulled prints, Joe Basiste Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


2005 8 x 8, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM


2004 New Mexico Printmakers Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


2004 8 x 8, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM


2002 100 Market Street Gallery, Portsmouth, NH


2002 Round Table Gallery and Book Store, Ogunquit, ME


2002 BFA Show, Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, ME


2002 portland atlas project, Portland, ME


2002 annual Boston printmakers Juried Show, Boston, MA


2002 annual juried spring show, Ogunquit, ME


SELECTED PRESS

  

 •   Slattery, Brian. "What Surrounds and Ready Familiar," New Haven Independent, 2019

   

•   McLister, Iris. "Out of their heads: "The Kinesphere of You and Me," Pasatiempo, The New

Mexican, 2017

   

•   Adlmann, Jan Ernst. "life on the assemblage line - summoning up Santa Fe's found-object

   

•   artists," Santafean Magazine, 2011

  

•   Davis, Kathryn M. "War Paintings," Art Ltd, 2011

   

•   Hammond, Harmony. "War Paintings," Journal North, 2010

  

 •   Davis, Kathryn M. "War Paintings at Box Gallery," THE Magazine, 2010

  

 •   Tyler, Arp. "War Paintings at Box Gallery," Santa Fe Reporter Picks, 2010

   

•   Sardy, Marin. "Rita Bard War Paintings at Box Gallery art Preview," Santafean Magazine,

 

•   Abatemarco, Michael. "Business is only part of our business," Pasatiempo, The New

Mexican, 2010

   

•   Abatemarco, Michael. "strange beauty," Pasatiempo, The New Mexican, 2009

   

•   Russo, Kim. "Back and Forth," Journal North, 2009

   

•   Roberts, Kathaleen. "Imagination Overdrive," Journal Santa Fe, 2008

   

•   Goebel, Leanne. "mind the gap," Excerpt from Eight Modern Gallery, 2008

   

•   Ferguson, Meghan. "mind the gap, Rita Bard," Visual Blender Blog , 2008


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