2020 Inner Lives: Cinerary Jars, Rob Barnard and Julian Stair, The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, Richmond, VA.

2014 Green Chalk Contemporary, Monterey, CA.


2013 Rob Barnard, Pottery as Pure Art, The Rob and Josseline Wood Collection. The Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, CA.

Joseph Campbell: The Artst's Way, collaboration with The Joseph Campbell Foundation, Opus Archives,

Celadon Arts at The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA.


2005 Genovese/Sullivan, Boston, MA.


2003 Dai Ichi Gallery, New York, NY.

2002 Genovese/Sullivan, Boston, MA.


2001 Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

1999 Genovese/Sullivan Gallery, Boston, MA.

Hashimoto Bijutsu, Nagoya, Japan.

Museum Jan van der Togt, Amstelveen, Netherlands.

1998 Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, VA.

1997 Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

Genovese/Sullivan Gallery, Boston, MA.

1996 Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

Japan American Society, Washington, DC.

1995 Hashimoto Fine Art, Nagoya, Japan.

Beyond East and West: A Rob Barnard Retrospective 1974-1994, Sasakawa

Peace Foundation, Washington, DC.

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

1993 Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

The Japan Information and Cultural Center, Washington, DC.

Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY.

1992 Yamaki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

Meitetsu Department Store, Nagoya, Japan

Yamaki Gallery, Osaka, Japan.

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

1991 Yamaki Gallery, Osaka, Japan.

Hashimoto Fine Art, Nagoya, Japan.

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

1990 Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

1989 Meitetsu Department Store, Nagoya, Japan.

Pro-Art, St. Louis, Missouri.

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

Amaury St. Gilles Fine Art, Tokyo, Japan.

1988 Kuroda Toen, Tokyo, Japan.

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

Rasdall Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

1987 Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

1986 Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

1984 Seibu Department Store, Tokyo, Japan.

Meitetsu Department Store, Nagoya, Japan.

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

Eastern Mennonite College, Harrisonburg, VA.

Anton Gallery, Washington, DC.

1978 Meitetsu Department Store, Nagoya, Japan.

1977 Seibu Department Store, Tokyo, Japan.

Toen, Shigaraki, Japan.

1976 Marroniere Gallery, Kyoto, Japan.


2019 Party for Democracy, The Hawthorne Mansion, Monterey, CA.

The Art Party, The Hawthorne Mansion, Monterey, CA.

2017 Termini |  Julian Stair, Rob Barnard, Rebecca Cross, Cross and McKenzie Gallery, Washington, DC

2014 Gallery Group Show, Green Chalk Contemporary, Monterey, CA.

Fresh Fish, Green Chalk Contemporary, Monterey, CA.

Annual Invitational Brilliant Art Show, Green Chalk Contemporary Gallery Monterey, CA.


2013 ONE, Green Chalk Contemporary, Monterey, CA.

Joseph Campbell: The Artst's Way, collaboration with The Joseph Campbell Foundation, Opus Archives,

Celadon Arts anf The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts,  Carmel, CA.


2010 Transcendental Vision: Japanese Clture and Contemporary Art, The Independent, Sand City, CA.


2007 Brink, Anton Gallery, Monterey, CA.

Breaking Form: Rob Barnard, Mary Annella Frank, Reid McIntyre, Anton Gallery, Monterey, CA.


2006 Coast to Coast, Anton Gallery, Monterey, CA.

Three Potters: Rob Barnard, Dylan Bowen, Jane Hamlyn, Galeri Besson, London, England.

Der Blaue Mauer, Anton Gallery, Monterey, CA.

2001 Icons And Archetypes, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD.

9/11/01, (A Benefit Exhibition for Washington, DC Disaster Relief), Anton Gallery, Washington, DC

and Barbara Crawford Art Gallery, Chestnut Hill Academy, Philadelphia, PA.


2000 Traces, Roper Gallery, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD.


1999  Inheritors of a Legacy, Japan Information & Cultural Center, Washington, DC.

Major Mud II, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL.


1997 Ceramics Invitational, John Elder Gallery, New York, NY.

Assimilations, The Nippon Gallery, New York, NY.

English Urban, American Rural, Shillam + Smith, London, England.

Two Traditional Potters, Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA.


1996 Rob Barnard, Byron Temple, Judith Dowling, Asian Art, Boston, MA.

Wood-Fired Pottery, Amalgam Gallery, London, England.

Virginia Clay, Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, VA.


1995 East Meets West, Embassy of Japan, Washington, DC.

Fuller, Barnard, Temple, Alpha House Gallery, Sherborne, England.


1993 Modern American Potters, Tenri Gallery, New York, NY.


1992 Ceramic Dialogues: Shiro Otani & Rob Barnard, Japan Information and Cultural Center,

Japan Embassy, Washington, DC.

Revolving Techniques, James A. Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA.


1991 Spirit Materials, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA.


1990 Other Drummers/Other Visions, Fonda Del Sol, Washington, DC.


1989 Fragile Blossoms, Enduring Earth, Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY.


1986 The Way of Tea: Inspirations, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO.


1985 Barnard/Chester/Naess, Departure Gallery, New York, NY.

Contemporary American Ceramics, Azuma Gallery, New York, NY.


1984 Woodfiring in America, Craftsman's Gallery, Scarsdale, New York, NY.


1983 Wood/Fire, Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.


1982 Continuity and Change, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA.


1981 Ceramics for Collectors, Westlake Gallery, White Plains, NY.


1978 New Faces/Japan, British Embassy, Tokyo, Japan.



2000 Printmaking Fellow, Celadon Inc., Virginia University, Richmond, VA.


1990 Crafts Fellowship, National Endowments for the Arts.


1978 Crafts Fellowship, National Endowments for the Arts




The Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA (Rob Wood collection of 40 pieces).

American Craft Museum, New York, NY.

Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.

Milwaukee Museum, WN.

ASU Art Museum at Arizona State University, AZ.

The Mint Museum Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC.

Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY.

Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA.

Millersville University, Millersville, PA.

Japan Embassy, Washington, DC.

International Museum of Ceramic Art, Alfred, NY.

Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, VA

Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI.

Scripps College, Los Angeles, CA.




2013 Ryce, Walter, Green Chalk Contemporary Brings Sophisticated Art to New Monterey, THE MONTEREY WEEKLY, 9/12/13.


2005 Stair, Julian, The Mundane and Extraordinary, Potter Julian Stair finds an intriguing paradox in Rob Barnard’s

functional pots. CERAMIC REVIEW, 11-12/95.

2004 THE CERAMIC SURFACE, Matthais Osterman, A&C Black, London.

Responding to Art, Robert Bersson, McGraw/Hill.


2003 A Master’s Admonition, ASIASTICA, Freer & Saclker Galleries of Art, Smithsoinan Institution.

2002 Dawson, Jessica, Barnard and Douglas at Anton, THE WASHINGTON POST, 5/13/02.

2001 Lawrence, Lee, East Meets West, AMERICAN STYLE, Spring 2001.

O’Sullivan, Michael, The Clay’s the Thing, THE WASHINGTON POST, 3/16/01.

Burleson, Mark, THE CERAMIC GLAZE HANDBOOK, Lark Books, p. 9.

Colazzi, Vincenzo, Printmaking Jam, THE WASHINGTON REVIEW, 2-3/00.


2000 Swift, Mary, Rob Barnard, a Classic Potter in Virginia, interview, THE WASHINGTON REVIEW, 4-5/00.

de Waal, Edmund, DESIGN SOURCE BOOK, New Holland Press.

1999 Lllian, Clary, A POTTERS WORKBOOK, University of Wisconsin Press. 

O’Sullivan, Michael, Freer to the Fourth Power, THE WASHINGTON POST, 5/12/99.

Wilcox, Claire, English Urban/American Rural, CERAMICS MONTHLY, Summer.

1998 Williams, Gerry, The Japanese Pottery Tradition and Its Influence on American Ceramicsm, AMERICAN CRAFT, 4-5/98.

1997 Crothers, Beck, Assimilations: Japanese Spirit, American Reality, THE WASHINGTON REVIEW, Vol. XXII, No. 1.  

Enns, Gail, Assimilations, NEW YORK SOHO NEWS, 4/87.

Koplos, Janet, Japanese Spirit, American Beauty, catalogue from ASSIMILATIONS, Nippon Gallery, New York, NY.

1996 Koplos, Janet, Knowing Objects—An Unfinished Rumination, NEW ART EXAMINER, 4/96.

1995 Troy, Jack, Wood-Fired Stoneware and Porcelain, Chilton Books, p. xi, 7,8,110.

Perreault, John, Rob Barnard, AMERICAN CERAMICS, 12/95, p.54.

Fox, Nichols, Beauty Born of Fire, SOUTHERN ACCENTS, 9-10/95, p. 84-90.

Stair, Julian, Geoffrey Fuller, Rob Barnard, Byron Temple: Invented Tradition, STUDIO POTTERY, #18, 12- 1/95.

Allen, Jane Addams, Beyond East and West, catalogue writing from Beyond East and West: A Rob  Barnard Retrospective 1974-1994.


1993 The Dynamics of Useful Objects, CERAMICS MONTHLY, 1-93.

Troy, Jack, Utilitarium Clay: Celebrate the Object, AMERICAN CERAMICS, 10/92.

McCoy, Mary, Rob Barnard, THE WASHINGTON POSTt, 9/25/93.

1992 Weil, Rex, Function at the Junction, WASHINGTON CITY PAPER, 5/92.

Revolving Techniques, CERAMICS MONTHLY, 12/92

Thern-Smith, Linda, Rob Barnard, THE NEW ART EXAMINER, 9/92 

Koplos, Janet, Rob Barnard, ICHI NO ICHI-MANICHI DAILY NEWS #6.

1991 Thorson, Alice, Rob Barnard, WASHINGTON CITY PAPER, 4/26/91.

Leigh Ann Bowles, Say It In Clay, CURIO, Summer 1991.

NEA Fellowships 1990, AMERICAN CRAFT, 1/91.

1990 Zakin, Richard, Ceramics, CHILTON BOOKS.

Kangas, Matthew, Critics Talk Back, The Crafts Report, AMERICAN CERAMICS.

Kangas, Matthew, Summing Up the Eighties, AMERICAN CERAMICS, 8/3.

1989 The Fire Marked Pots of Rob Barnard, THE DAILY YOMURI, 3/16/89.

Thorson, Alice, Form Enhances Function, THE WASHINGTON TIMES, 5/29/89.

Gilbard, Florence, Rob Barnard/Tazuko Ichikawa, MUSEUM & ARTS, 3/89.

1988 Gilroy, Roger, Go East..., WASHINGTON POST MAGAZINE, 3/20/88.

Thorson, Alice, Teapots, Vases and Bowls, THE WASHINGTON TIMES, 3/4/88.

Forgey, Benjamin, Rob Barnard, THE WASHINGTON POST, 3/19/88.

1987 Fredrick, Warren, The Politics of Pottery, CERAMICS MONTHLY, 1/87.

McCoy, Mary, Rob Barnard, THE NEW ART EXAMINER, 6/87.

Welzenbach, Michael, Rob Barnard: Potter, AMERICAN CERAMICS, 5/4/87.

Allen, Jane Addams, Master Potter, THE WASHINGTON T IMES, 3/24/87.

Troy, Jack, The Art of the Japanese Potter, AMERICAN CERAMICS, 5/4/87.


1985 Woodfiring in America, CERAMICS MONTHLY, 9/85.


1984 Welzenbach, Michael, Eye of the Potter, THE WASHINGTON POST, 11/14/84.

Harris, Timothy, Crafts and Craftsmen, ASAHI EVENING NEWS, 4/2/84.

St. Giles, Amaury, Rob Barnard, MAINICHI DAILY NEWS, 2/23/84.

Malcolm Wright, The Peters Valley Woodfire Conference, THE STUDIO POTTER, 12/2/84.


1983 Cort, Louise, A Rob Barnard Teapot, CERAMICS MONTHLY, 12/83.

Forgey, Benjamin, Barnard/Peterson, THE WASHINGTON POST, 6/23/83.


1977 Harris, Timothy, Rob Barnard, ASAHI EVENING NEWS, 4/2/77.

In Pursuit of Simplicity, ASAHI SHINBUN, 5/27/77.

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