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Christy Roberts Berkowitz

Artist, educator, agitator, and emotional laborer, Christy Roberts Berkowitz, composes experiences, images, and objects that attempt to reconcile the intersections of resistance and escapism, expectation and failure, subject and object, community and individualism. A third generation Southern Californian, Christy Roberts Berkowitz holds Bachelor Degrees in Philosophy and Religion, a BFA in Studio Art, and an MFA from Claremont Graduate University. She is an Associate Professor in the Riverside Community College District & at the University of La Verne, and has organized and/or exhibited in/with/at: Freewaves, CURRENT LA, KCHUNG, Glitzer, The California Poppy Collective, Problematic Radio, The Los Angeles Dept. of Cultural Affairs, MOCA, The Getty Museum, The Telfair Museum, The Chrysler Museum, REDCAT, The Hammer Museum, LACMA, OCMA, The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Asylum Arts, The Institute for Jewish Creativity, American Jewish University, Human Resources, Perform Chinatown, The Women’s Center for Creative Work, among many others. Roberts Berkowitz has written for Art21 Magazine, Citizens of Culture, Undo Magazine, and was one of LA Weekly’s Best of LA People, 2012.