* South Korea - 2018
Invited to exhibit at the 20th Wonju Hanji paper festival.
*Spain - Catalonia - 2018
Invited by Tim Johnson, as artist in residence for the Rafal 2018 outdoor sculpture project in Mas de Barberans, Catalonia.
* Scotland - 2018Invited artist - 'An Extraordinary Gathering' at Edinburgh College of Art organised by Mike Inglis, Visual Communication Lecturer.
*Newfoundland - Craft Residency - 2018
*National Trust for Scotland - 2018
Inverewe House and Gardens I'm one of a handful of people invited by Lynn Bennett-Mackenzie to be artist in residence at this very special location.
* 2018 - Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador
exhibition of my 2016 craft residency work.
Click here to read more about this work and my 2016 craft residency in Newfoundland.
*Fabric Of Place - Residency 2018
|* North - Coastal Coat |
Inspired by the coastal lichens on Dunnet Head.
Embossed handmade paper - adult size.
Papers are made with waste linen from the Scaplay Weaving Shed. Click here to see photos from the making process.Fabric of Place is a Chrysalis Arts Project. 2016-2018
|Lichens on rocks - watercolour studies, |
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Fence Posts - 2017
A photographic journey around my field.
See all 306 lichen encrusted posts here!
*Manhattan - 2017
Photo of basket collection in Manhattan thanks to Rhea Banker.
3 of my looped baskets feature in this collection purchased by a hotel in Manhattan. ".... Brought together by basket maker Hilary Burns on behalf of the London shop the New Craftsmen, they convey a rural history of the British Isles. Each design is specific to a purpose and locale..." 2017
*Sutherland - 2017
"The Mackay Country Trust and Strathnaver Museum are embarking on an exciting art project to celebrate renowned Gaelic bard Rob Donn. Joanne B Kaar is one of 10 artists commissioned to create new artwork which will be displayed in the Strathnaver Museum before touring across the north." 2017
*Western Isles - 2017
|End of residency exhibition in Uig and then to An Lanntair arts Centre in 2017. Click here to read more about my residency - Drawing between the midges and the rain!|
Artist in residence at Sumburgh Head Lighthouse. 2016
Invited as a keynote speaker at conference ‘Using crafts to tell a story’ for the Crafts Council of Newfoundland and Labrador and Intangible Cultural Heritage at Newfoundland & Labrador University. http://www.craftcouncil.nl.ca/ 2016
|I was selected by the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador for a craft residency in Gros Morne Newfoundland, Canada. A fantastic 6 weeks, researching their heritage, crafts and traditions. Click here to read about my residency. www.craftcouncil.nl.ca 2016|
If I reach out, I could almost touch the arctic circle! I was invited to participate in ‘Managing our Natural and Cultural Heritage Assets' in Skagafjörður on the north coast of Iceland and learn how to build a turf house at Fornverkaskolin heritage craft school. This was funded by ARCH, the Icelandic NET programme and Erasmus plus. 2016