Original Artwork by Amy Berk
Size: 52.5 x 26 inches
Artist Bio: Amy Berk
(Courtesy of her website.)
M.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1995 and her B.A. from Wesleyan University in 1989.
Her work, an arte-povera blend of minimalism and pop addressing issues of the natural vs. the synthetic, the organic and the sublime has been exhibited at many venues in the Bay Area and beyond including Center for the Arts, Museum of Folk and Craft Art, Southern Exposure and scene/escena in San Francisco, the Oakland Museum, Traywick Gallery, the Bedford Gallery, and the Oakland Art Gallery in the East Bay, Kraushaar Gallery in NYC and at the Museu du Republica in Rio de Janeiro. Reviews of her work have appeared in many journals and periodicals including Sculpture, Artpapers, SF Chronicle, SF Examiner, and SF Bay Guardian. She has written art reviews for Art in America, Art Issues, SPEAK, Artweek and Stretcher (www.stretcher.org).