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Christy Roberts Berkowitz

Letdown, 2018, invites participants to act as surrogate agents for continuously devolving states of compromise and continuously evolving states of inspiration.

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 in/with/at: CURRENT LA, KCHUNG, Glitzer, The California Poppy Collective, Problematic Radio, The Los Angeles Dept. of Cultural Affairs, MOCA Los Angeles, The Getty Museum, The Telfair Museum, The Chrysler Museum, REDCAT, The Hammer Museum, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Orange County Museum of Art, The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Human Resources, Perform Chinatown, Eastside International Los Angeles, The Women’s Center for Creative Work, The Institute 4 Labor Generosity Workers and Uniforms, Summercamp’s ProjectProject, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Greene Exhibitions, 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.