ELIZABETH BERNSTEIN / elizabeth.darrow.bernstein@gmail.com
415.652.1623 / elizabethbernsteinartist.com

CV
Elizabeth Bernstein Lives and works in the Bay Area

SELECT EXHIBITIONS
2017
Interface Gallery, The sun shot out from its silver side, Oakland, CA
2015
Bay Area Currents, Pro Arts Gallery, Curated by Christina Linden, Oakland, CA
Interface Gallery, Nothing is Sacred and Everything is Sacred, Oakland, CA
Photo Oakland, Upcoming exhibition, Oakland, CA
2014
Sexual Souvenirs, The Museum of Everyone, Everywhere, Everything, NY, NY
Working On It-Part One, Martina Johnston, Berkeley, CA
2013
Something At Every Moment, Needles and Pens, SF CA
Conversation Continuum, Martina Johnston, Berkeley, CA
Parade, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Artists Annual, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
10 year Alumnae exhibition, Root Division, SF, CA
Showcase, Rayko Gallery, SF, CA
2012
The Home Show, MacArthur B Arthur, December 2012, Oakland, CA
Silver Era, Southern Exposure Art Auction, San Francisco, CA
Faculty Exhibition at SFAI, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Window Installation, WE Art Space, Oakland, CA
2011
Corporeal, Martina Johnston Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2010
Small Works / Important Presence, WE Art Space, Oakland, CA
Still / Gesture, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
If a metaphysician could draw what would he think?, 5 Points Art House SF, CA
2009
Making Pictures, Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Oakland, CA
Home, Curated by Nick Capasso, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
Soho Photo Gallery, Curated by Susan Kismaric, New York, NY
Family Pictures, Root Division Gallery, SF, CA Taste, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco CA
The Paper Show, Hive Gallery, Oakland, CA The Space Between, Rayko, San Francisco, CA
2007
MFA Exhibition, Vernissage, San Francisco, CA
One World show, Bonnafont Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Taste, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Juried Art Auction, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005
En Masse, SF Camerawork, Juried by Jack Hanley, Cory Keller, Trena Noval and Mabel Wilson. San Francisco, CA
2004
Juried Art Auction, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Ad-Hoc, Crucible Steel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Portraits of the Self, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

GRANTS
2016
Southern Exposure's Alternative Exposure Grant for Royal NoneSuch Gallery
2010
Southern Exposure's Alternative Exposure Grant for Royal NoneSuch Gallery
2006
San Francisco Arts Commission, Art on Market Street, San Francisco, CA 2004-2006
San Francisco Art Institute, MFA Grant, San Francisco, CA

EDUCATION
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, MFA, 2007 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, B.A, 1996

PUBLICATIONS
2016
San Francisco Chronicle, In 'Echo Decoy Limit,' images that speak - to each other, Kimberly Chun
SFAQ, LA Art Book Fair: Recap
by Royal NoneSuch Gallery Co-Directors
SFAQ, Faces & Vases at Royal NoneSuch Gallery,
East Bay Express, Yellow No. 5, Bruh: A Solo exhibition by Eli Thorne At Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Sarah Burke
2015
East Bay Express, These Bold Artists Want to Alleviate Your Anxiety, Sarah Burke
Art Practical, Tapping the Mirror, Sarah Burke
East Bay Express, How To Write Good Poetry Really Fast: In First Thought Worst Thought, Oakland artist Tom Comitta merges literature and visual art through speedwriting, Sarah Burke
KQED, Bart Gallery 2: Take a Journey Beyond Downtown, Sarah Hotchkiss
Congratulations Pine Tree, Episode 29: Dance Conspiracies, Kate Rhoades and Maysoun Wazwaz
2014
SFAQ, Genevieve Quick at Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Leora Lutz
Temporary Art Review, Rhonda Holberton at Royal NoneSuch Gallery, E. Maude Haak-Frendscho
East Bay Express, Science Fiction Meets the Caribbean in Sofía Córdova’s Exhibition, AJ Kiyoizumi,
Square Cylinder, Working On it @ Royal NoneSuch Gallery and Martina Johnston
2013
Square Cylinder, Seraj & Wallace @ Martina Johnston and Royal Nonesuch, Katherine Sherwood
KQED, Consider the Alternatives: an index of alternative art spaces, Christian L. Frock
SFMOMA, Art Microhubs Live: a streaming webcast conversation between five art spaces, moderated by SFMOMA.
Oakland Art Enthusiast, MacArthur B Arthur’s final exhibition: The Home show, Titania Kumah,
2012
KQED Arts, 3 for 3: Working Artists on Display, Sarah Hotchkiss
KQED Arts, Royal NoneSuch Gallery redefines Alternative with Space, Time, and Architecture, Christian L. Frock
2011
East Bay Express, Riveting Royal NoneSuch, Ellen Cushing
2010
Art Ltd, Show pick, Still / Gesture, June,. p.77
Art Practical, Best of Year One: Best New Artist Run Space: Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Mary Anne Kluth
2007
Stretcher.org, Shotgun Review, Gloria Tanchelev, Art Practical, 2005
SF Camerawork, In the Gallery En Masse, A Journal of Photographic Art, p.23

TEACHING/LECTURES/ACADEMIC
2012-Present
San Francisco Art Institute, Visiting Faculty, Photography Department, SF, CA
B&W Photo I, Night Photography, Sustained Looking, Contemporary Practices, Contemporary Tools and Practices
Rayko Photo Center, Instructor, San Francisco, CA
Composition and Editing, Introduction to digital photography
San Francisco Art Institute, Instructor, San Francisco, CA
Digital Photo I, B&W Photo I, Intermediate B&W Photo
KALA Art Institute, Instructor, Berkeley, CA
Introduction to Medium Format photography
2011
Rayko Photo Center, Instructor, San Francisco, CA
Introduction to digital Photography, portfolio development, and digital Printing
Mills College, Visiting Artist, Oakland, CA
Root Division Panelist, San Francisco, CA The Money Issue
2010-2011
Boys & Girl’s Club, Art Director, San Francisco, CA
Berkeley extension, Visiting Artist, San Francisco, CA
2008
San Francisco Art Institute, Visiting Artist, San Francisco, CA
2006-2007
San Francisco Art Institute, Instructor, San Francisco, CA
B &W Photo I and Intermediate Photography.
2005-2007
Fostering Art, B&W photography instructor for young adults from the foster care system.

CURATORIAL PROJECTS/ COLLABORATIONS
2010-2016
Royal NoneSuch Gallery Co-Founder and Co-Director of Royal NoneSuch Gallery, an alternative art and project space that supports a rigorous and dynamic program schedule.
2013
Worth a look, Juror, member exhibition, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA
2012
Temescal Street Cinema Shorts, Curatorial collaboration as part of Royal NoneSuch, Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Oakland, CA
2011
Temescal Street Cinema Shorts, Curatorial collaboration as part of Royal NoneSuch, Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Oakland, CA
MNEME, Project collaboration as part of Royal NoneSuch, MacArthur b arthur, Oakland, CA
2010
Temescal Street Cinema Shorts, Curatorial collaboration as part of Royal NoneSuch, Royal NoneSuch Gallery Oakland, CA
Bureaucracy Now, Project collaboration as part of Royal NoneSuch, Home of John Herschend, San Francisco, CA
21 Projects, Curatorial collaboration as part of Royal NoneSuch, Royal NoneSuch Gallery Oakland, CA
Trifecta, Collaboration with Kevin Clarke and Tina Dillman, MacArthur b Arthur, Oakland, CA
2014-2015
Temescal Street Cinema, Co-Director of TSC, a six week summer outdoor movie festival featuring documentaries, narrative films, and shorts made by Bay Area artists.

Bio
Elizabeth Bernstein is an artist, educator, and gallery director who lives in Oakland, CA. She grew up in New York City and attended the University of Michigan as an undergraduate, and then went on to receive her M.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2007. In addition to being visiting faculty at the San Francisco Art Institute, she is the Co-Director of Royal NoneSuch Gallery, an alternative project space, established in 2009. She is a photographer whose work examines the visual language of our daily lives, and how it communicates our complex emotional and psychological landscape. Elizabeth has shown her work on the East Coast and in the Bay Area. Select exhibitions include Swarm Gallery in Oakland, Martina Johnston gallery in Berkeley, Soho Photo in NYC, Attleboro Arts Museum in Attleboro, and Interface Gallery in Oakland.