(b. 1966, Esslingen, Germany)

Karin Barr was born in Germany and is now based in the rural Waikato, New Zealand. She has a background in stone carving and then went on to learn the craft of glass casting at Artstation in Auckland. Her playful yet subtle works and installations have been shown in exhibitions including Waitakaruru Sculpture Park (Winner of the Vazey&Child award 2012), Waikato; NZ Sculpture On Shore 2010/2012/2014, Harbourview Sculpture Trail Te Atatu Peninsula 2014, Artspost Hamilton and at Wallace Gallery Morrinsville.

Karin has work in the Wallace Arts Trust and other private collections nationally and internationally. 

Recent Projects include: Harbourview Sculpture Trail, Te Atatatu, Auckland, NZ (2016); New Zealand Society of Artists in Glass Members Exhibition, The Pah Homestead, Auckland, NZ (2015); The Garden Art Studio, Cambridge, NZ (2015); From Off The Main Road IV, Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville, NZ (2015); Fragile Rocks (solo), Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville, NZ (2015); White Night, Parnell, Auckland, NZ (2015); NZ Sculpture OnShore, Auckland, NZ (2014); Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition, Hastings, NZ (2014); NZSAG Member Exhibition, The Pah Homestead, Auckland, NZ (2014); Riversdale Art Exhibition, Otago, NZ (2014); Harbourview Sculpture Trail, Auckland, NZ (2014)