Resume

Mentor

2005 – 2013 Myrtle Laabs (1904 - 2013) watercolorist

Juried Group Exhibits

2019 Figurative and Portrait Exhibit Art Ventures Fayetteville, AR Juror: Kara Andree

2019 RAM Annual Invitational Fort Smith Regional Art Museum Judges: Charles Steiner, Aaron Calvert, Peter Culum

2019 Artists of Northwest Arkansas Member Show at the University of Arkansas Faulkner Performing Arts Center Juror: Aaron Randall

2018 24th Annual Regional Exhibition Artists of Northwest Arkansas Jurors: Phil Stark, Simon Kogan, and Selma F. Blackburn

2017 Illinois River Salon

2017 Small Works on Paper  – Arkansas Arts Council

2016 Illinois River Salon

2015 Illinois River Salon

2013 Fayetteville, AR Fayetteville Underground Women Take Flight – Juror: Fran Otten

2009 15th Annual Regional Art Show of Artists of Northwest Arkansas Juror: Kay Polk

2009 29th Ozark Art Alliance Exhibit Juror: Desmond O’Hagen

2008 Artists of Northwest Arkansas Members Only Exhibit Juror: Andrea Danenhauer

2008 14th Annual Regional Art Show of Artists of Northwest Arkansas Exhibit Juror: Bruce Peil

Other Exhibits

2018 Dia De Los Muertos/ Day of the Dead Arts Center of the Ozarks

2018 Artists of Northwest Arkansas Member Show

2017 Women in Jail Pop-Up Art Nov. 11

2017 Artists of Northwest Arkansas Member Show

2011 Fayetteville Public Library solo exhibit January - March

2009 Art in Opera at Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony Eureka Springs

2006 – 2012, 2015, 2017, 2018 Arts Center of the Ozarks 5X5

Juried Art Fairs

2018 Third Ward Art Fair Amdur Productions https://artzipper.com/artists/kathleen-barta

Awards

2019 -2020 Selected for the online artist registry of the Arkansas Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts Juror Courtney Taylor https://acnmwa.org/art-news/2019-2020-acnmwa-curated-artists-registry-announced/

2018 Artists of Northwest Arkansas Member Show Best in Show Juror: Jeff Legg

2018 Artists of Northwest Arkansas Member Show Best in Drawing/Pastel “Recumbent” Juror Jeff Legg

2012 Fayetteville Underground Women Take Flight - Third Place for “Flight Out” watercolor Juror Fran Otten

2009 29th Ozark Art Alliance - Village Art Club Award for “Reverie” watercolor

Art Groups

Figure Drawing Group Art Ventures Fayetteville, AR

Portrait Drawing Group Art Ventures Fayetteville, AR

Figure Drawing Group Crystal Bridges Bentonville, AR

Artists of Northwest Arkansas

Arkansas Arts Council

Plein Air Painters of the Ozarks

Workshops

2019 Artist INC participant Springdale, AR Sponsored by Mid America Arts Alliance and Arts Center of the Ozarks

2019 Watercolor workshop with Deanne Lemley Rogers, AR

2018 September - Dry Etching workshop with Dixon Fish at Fallbrook School of the Arts

2018 May - Gary Johnson Abstract Watercolor

2017 October - Kathleen Conover Chaos to Order Fayetteville, AR

2016 June – Terry Shofner Plein Air Watercolor Workshop Chrystal Bridges Bentonville, AR

2015 June – Cheng-Khee Chee workshop Duluth, MN

2008 November – Art Escapes with Gloria Garrison at Winthrop Rockefeller Center AR

2008 May – Wild Women Retreat with Carol Cooper in Hot Springs, AR

2007 May – Wild Women Weekend with Carol Cooper in Hindsville, AR

Private Collections

Stout Executive Search Springdale, AR

Milwaukee, WI; Oconomowoc, WI; Fayetteville, AR

Publication Art

2019 Cover for book Teaching and Learning and Crimes Against Humanity by Samuel Totten https://www.infoagepub.com/products/Teaching-and-Learning-About-Genocide-and-Crimes-Against-Humanity

2017 Cover for book: Sudan’s Nuba Mountain People Under Siege: Essays by Humanitarians in the Battle Zone by Samuel Totten, McFarland Books https://mcfarlandbooks.com/product/sudans-nuba-mountains-people-under-siege/

2016 Illinois River Salon Art Exhibit  http://www.irwp.org/assets/gallery/2016-Illinois-River-Salonshowpreview-1.pdf

2015 Cover using “Flight Out” watercolor for book: Genocide by Attrition by Samuel Totten, Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Publishers https://www.routledge.com/Genocide-by-Attrition-The-Nuba-Mountains-of-Sudan/Totten/p/book/9781412856713  

2015 Cover using “Flight Out” watercolor for Spring Catalog of Transaction Publisher of Record in International Social Science. Piscataway, NJ

2015 Illinois River Salon Art Exhibit http://www.irwp.org/assets/PDF/2015-Illinois-River-Salon-Art-Exhibition-Pages10-12-15cmsd.pdf

Publicity

https://acnmwa.org/rgcpt_artreg/kathleen-barta/

http://idleclassmag.com/fayetteville-underground/

https://acnmwa.org/art-news/2019-2020-acnmwa-curated-artists-registry-announced/

Arkansas Artists Registry http://www.arkansasarts.org/artist-registry/kathleen-barta