BIO

Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers are a studio art collaborative based in Claremont, California. Berg and Myers have participated in multiple solo exhibitions including Site Unseen at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona, CA (2014); Honest to Goodness at Santa Barbara City College, CA (2014); An Embarrassment of Riches at Dean Project Gallery in New York, NY (2013); On the Brink at Dean Project Gallery in New York, NY (2011); and As Luck Would Have It at Nääs Konsthantverk Galleri in Göteborg, Sweden (2009). Over the years Berg and Myers have also participated in numerous group exhibitions in the US, Mexico, South Korea, Qatar and Kuwait. Their work is included in many private and public collections including The Betty Woodman Collection at the University of Colorado and the Biedermann Museum in Germany. Berg additionally works as an Associate Professor of Art at Pitzer College in Claremont, CA and a freelance curator. He has curated a number of exhibitions including Tannaz Farsi - Crowd Control (2012) and The 67th Scripps Ceramic Annual - Making Fun (2011). Berg received his MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY in 2003 and BFA magna cum laude from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Boulder, CO in 2000. Myers received her BFA from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Boulder, CO in 2000 and continued her studies in graphic design at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, CA.

 
 

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016   Tim Berg & Rebekah Myers: On the Bright Side..., Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

2015   Tim Berg & Rebekah Myers, Dean Project, Miami, FL

2014   Site Unseen, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
           Honest to Goodness, Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA

2013   An Embarrassment of Riches, Dean Project Gallery, New York, NY

2011    On the Brink, Dean Project Gallery, New York, NY

2009   As Luck Would Have It, Nääs Konsthantverk Galleri, Göteborg, Sweden

2008   All Good Things..., Dean Project Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2007   Hope Springs Eternal, Seigfred Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016   Lineage: Mentorship & Learning, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA

Archie Bray Foundation Resident & Visiting Artists NCECA Exhibition, Belger Crane Yard Gallery/Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO

Accessibility by Design, Vulpes Bastille, Kansas City, MO

2015   Art Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, FL

Art Miami, Miami, FL

Teton ArtLab Open Studios, Teton ArtLab, Jackson, WY

2014   The 70th Scripps Ceramic Annual, Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

A Gilded Age, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

Souvenirs from the Future. A Survey of Contemporary Ceramics, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS

Introduction, Dean Project Gallery, Miami Beach, MI

Downtown Art Fair, New York, NY

Art Miami, Dean Project, Miami, FL   

Art Palm Beach, Dean Project, West Palm Beach, FL

Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco, Dean Project, San Mateo, CA

2013   USPS - LA, Central Art Gallery, Houston, TX

Los Angeles Ceramics, Houston Community College Central Gallery, Houston, TX

Cloud 9, Invitational, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Cloud 9, Invitational, Doha, Qatar

Child’s Play, Invitational, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL

Animal Instincts, Invitational, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

Art Southampton, Southampton, NY

Art Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, FL

2012   Wastelands & Candylands, Palomar College Biennial, Boehm Gallery, San Marcos, CA

Art Palm Beach, Dean Project Gallery, West Palm Beach, Fl

           Art Wynwood, Dean Project Gallery, Miami, Fl

Arte Americas, Dean Project Gallery, Miami, Fl

2011    Acquired Taste: Food and the Art of Consumption, Begovich Gallery, Fullerton, CA

           Uberyummy, Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art, San Bernardino, CA

           Dallas Art Fair, Dean Project Gallery,Dallas, TX

           Scope NY, Dean Project Gallery, New York, NY

           Art Palm Beach, Dean Project Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL

Pulse Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

         

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2015   Artists in Residence, Teton ArtLab, Jackson Hole, WY
           Visiting Artists, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

2014   ARC Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation, Los Angeles, CA
           Third Culture Conversations, University of Oregon & Oregon Arts Commission, Eugene, OR

2011    Artists in Residence, Zentrum für Keramik, Berlin, Germany

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Public

Biedermann Museum, Donaueschingen, Germany

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

Pitzer College, Claremont, CA

Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred, Gloryhole Collection, Alfred, NY

Betty Woodman Collection, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Seckler, Judy, “Clay’s Sweet Symphony”, Ceramics: Art and Perception, Issue 98, Pgs 80-85, 2015

Taylor, Brian & Doody, Kate, "Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist's Guide to Glaze and Color", Quarto Inc., London, 2014

Abbe, Mary, “Porcelain that’s less than precious at Northern Clay Center”, Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 22, 2014

Woodard, Josef “Real Dealings, and More - Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers Pull Various Conceptual Rabbits Out of Their Hat”, Scene Magazine, Page 47, March 21-27th, 2014

Melrod, George, “2014 Scripps College 70th Ceramic Annual”, Art ltd., Page 18, March/April, 2014

Victionary Workshop Ltd. , “Eat Me: Appetite for Design”, Hong Kong, 2012

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

Hur, Tae-woo, "Way of Seeing, Timothy Berg & Rebekah Myers", Asiana, August, 2009

Sharaf, Nihal, "Popular Western Art Beautifully Displayed at Al-Sabah Gallery", Al-Watan Daily, May 12, 2009

Wadler, Joyce and Green, Penelope, "Gifts for Hard Cases", New York Times, D6, December,4, 2008

Genocchio, Benjamin, "Ideas Abound in Clay: Ceramics That Go Beyond Bowls", New York Times, November 28, 2008