Christy Roberts Berkowitz
Artist, musician, academic, organizer, and agitator, Christy Roberts Berkowitz, composes experiences, images, and objects that attempt to reconcile revolution and escapism. Using both experimental and venerable forms of magick and traditional holistic praxis as a theoretical and formal framework, Roberts Berkowitz is currently exploring the intersections of self care, revolution, and contemporary culture through a series of objects, images, video, laboratories, and paintings.
A native of Southern California, 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 & University of La Verne, and has organized in/with/at: CURRENT LA, KCHUNG, Glitzer, The California Poppy Collective, Ginger Snapz, Highland House Collective, Problematic Radio, Jung Money, Freewaves, Chats About Change, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, REDCAT, The Hammer Museum, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Orange County Museum of Art, The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Perform Chinatown, 5790projects, 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 has written for Art21 Magazine, Citizens of Culture, and was one of LA Weekly’s Best of LA People, 2012.