Portrait of Tim Berg

Timothy Berg

Professor of Art

With Pitzer Since: 2008
Field Group: Art (Ceramics)
Campus Address: McConnell 111
Phone: 909.607.7553
Campus email: [email protected]
Office Hours: See Faculty Directory

Educational Background

MFA, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
BFA magna cum laude, University of Colorado, Boulder

Recent Courses

Beginning Wheel Throwing (ART15)

Moldmaking (ART116)

Further Work in Ceramics (ART117)

Intermediate Wheelthrowing (ART118)

The Animated Object (ART119)

The Multi-Dimensional Figure (ART138)

Seminar: Humor in Contemporary Art (ART195)

Selected Exhibitions and Publications

Birdwatcher, Visions West Contemporary Gallery, Denver, CO 2019

Making a Difference, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA 2019

Art Miami, Miami, FL 2019

Nature In/Forms, Great Park Gallery, Irvine, CA 2019

“Test Sieve Brush”, Ceramics Monthly, June/July/August, Pgs 68-69, 2019

A Gilded Age, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN, May-June 2014. With Rebekah Myers.

Honest to Goodness solo exhibition, Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA, March-April 2014. With Rebekah Myers.

A Thing of the Past, The 70th Scripps Ceramic Annual, Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA, January-April 2014.

Art Fair Exhibitions: Downtown Fair, New York, NY, May 2014; Art Palm Beach, Palm Beach, FL, January 2014; Art Miami, Miami, FL, December 2013.

Cloud 9, Sultan Gallery, Kuwait City, Kuwait, May–July 2013.

Los Angeles Ceramics, Central Gallery, Houston Community College, Houston, TX, February– March 2013.

An Embarrassment of Riches, Dean Project Gallery, New York, NY, January–February, 2013.  Joint exhibition with Rebekah Myers.

“Wastelands & Candylands,” Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA, 2012.

“Acquired Taste,” Begovich Gallery, California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, 2011.

“Uberyummy: Contemporary Confections and Objects of Desire,” Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art, California State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA, September 30-December 10, 2011.

“On the brink,” solo exhibition, Dean Project Gallery, New York, NY, September-November 2011.

Dean Project Gallery, SCOPE Miami, Miami, FL, December 1-5, 2010; Art Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, FL, January 20-24, 2011; and the Dallas Art Fair, Dallas, TX, April 8-10, 2010.

Spinello Gallery, Littlest Sister 10, Miami, FL, December 1-5, 2010.

“The Convergence of Parallel Tangents,” Interpreting Ceramics, no.12 (2010).

Selected Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

Visiting Artist Lecture, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN, May 2014. With Rebekah Myers.

Visiting Artist Lecture, Santa Barbara City College Art Department, Santa Barbara, CA, March 2014. With Rebekah Myers.

Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Tennessee Art Department, Knoxville, TN, January 2014. With Rebekah Myers.

Visiting Artist Lecture, Montana State University Art Department, Bozeman, MT, October 2013. With Rebekah Myers.

“A Studio Visit,” invited lecture at University of Redlands, Redlands, CA, March 21, 2013.

“Glimpses, Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers,” public lecture, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA, March 2012.

Artist Lecture, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, March 9, 2011.

Curator, “Just for Fun,” the 67th Scripps College Ceramic Annual and Lecture, Scripps College, Williamson Gallery, Claremont, CA, January 22-April 3, 2011.

Artist Lecture, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, November 3, 2010.

“Collaboration: The Convergence of Parallel Tangents,” paper presented at the College Art Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 2009.

Selected Media Coverage

Professor Berg’s “Here Today, Gone Tomorrow (Cherry),” was featured in The Dallas Morning News, Guide, Arts: Museums & Galleries, April 13-19, 2012.

Professor Berg’s works, “Enjoy it…while it lasts,” “Get ‘em ‘fore they’re gone,” “Something for Nothing,” and “Here Today, Gone Tomorrow (Cherry) and (Grape),” were included in the edited volume, Eat Me: Appetite for Design (Hong Kong: Viction Workshop Ltd., 2012) With Rebekah Myers.

Keller, Caitlin. “Food and the Art of Consumption exhibition at Cal State Fullerton,” Los Angeles Times, October 12, 2011.

Merino, Anthony. Politics of Perception: Post-Foucauldian Ceramics. Kindle eBook, 2011.

Selected Awards, Grants and Honors

Professor Berg was awarded a Third Culture Conversations grant by the Oregon Arts Commission  and the University of Oregon. 2014

Professor Berg also received an ARC Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation for his project A Gilded Age. 2014.

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