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Elizabeth Bernstein Lives and works in the Bay Area

EDUCATION

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, MFA, 2007

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, B.A, 1996

ONGOING CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2009-Present Royal NoneSuch Gallery Founder and Co-Director of Royal NoneSuch Gallery, an alternative art and project space that supports a rigorous and dynamic program schedule.

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2018/2019

A Pause to Contemplate the Light/Recording Space, 3 standard stoppage gallery, SF, CA

Picturing Identity, Diablo Valley College Gallery, Diablo Valley, CA

Becoming Human, Palo Alto Arts Center, Palo Alto, 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 (I HAD A BABY- expect a slow down from 2014-2019)

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 

GRANTS

Southern Exposure's Alternative Exposure Grant for Royal NoneSuch Gallery 

Southern Exposure's Alternative Exposure Grant for Royal NoneSuch Galler

San Francisco Arts Commission, Art on Market Street, San Francisco, CA 2004-2006 

San Francisco Art Institute, MFA Grant, San Francisco, CA

SELECT CURATORIAL PROJECTS

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.

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

PUBLICATIONS

2017

Daily Serving, Step of Two at Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Taryn Wiens

KQED Arts, At Royal NoneSuch, Emily Mast and Henna Vainio Make Life Strange, Emily Holmes

Time Out San Francisco, 6 art exhibits to see in the Bay Area this May

Daily Serving, Talking about 100 Days Action, Part 1, Roula Seikaly

EMPORIUM, Juan Luna-Avin & Jason Jägel—Experts in Strangers Dreams at Royal NoneSuch Gallery

The Week Portfolio, Bridging the Gap: A Guide to Oakland, USA

Creators, 100 Days of Artistic Resistance Against Trump Begin Now, Andrew Salomone

SF Chronicle, A 100-day counternarrative through art, Evan Karp

KQED Arts, With Fabric Banners, Stephanie Syjuco shares patterns for protests, Sarah Hotchkiss

2016

East Bay Express, Royal Production Company: Temescal Gallery Turned Experimental Film Studio, Leora Lutz

KQED Arts, Oakland Gallery Morphs into Movie studio for Summer of Artist Residency, Emily Holmes

East Bay Express, Yellow No. 5, Bruh: A solo exhibition by Eli Thorne at Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Sarah Burke

SFAQ, Faces and Vases at Royal NoneSuch Gallery

Curiously Direct, Royal NoneSuch Gallery//Faces and Vases, Aaron Harbour

Art Practical On Second Thought, Zoë Taleporos and Tom Committa

San Francisco Chronicle, In 'Echo Decoy Limit,' images that speak - to each other, Kimberly Chun

SFAQLA Art Book Fair: Recapby Royal NoneSuch Gallery Co-Directors

SFAQFaces & Vases at Royal NoneSuch Gallery

East Bay ExpressYellow No. 5, Bruh: A Solo exhibition by Eli Thorne At Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Sarah Burke

2015

East Bay ExpressThese Bold Artists Want to Alleviate Your Anxiety, Sarah Burke

Art PracticalTapping 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

KQEDBart Gallery 2: Take a Journey Beyond Downtown, Sarah Hotchkiss

Congratulations Pine TreeEpisode 29: Dance Conspiracies, Kate Rhoades and Maysoun Wazwaz

2014

SFAQGenevieve Quick at Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Leora Lutz

Temporary Art ReviewRhonda Holberton at Royal NoneSuch Gallery, E. Maude Haak-Frendscho

East Bay ExpressScience Fiction Meets the Caribbean in Sofía Córdova’s Exhibition, AJ Kiyoizumi,

Square CylinderWorking On it @ Royal NoneSuch Gallery and Martina Johnston

2013

Square Cylinder, Seraj & Wallace @ Martina Johnston and Royal Nonesuch, Katherine Sherwood

KQEDConsider 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 Arts3 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 ExpressRiveting 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, Lecturer, Photography Department, SF, CA
B&W Photo I, Night Photography, Sustained Looking, Contemporary Practices, Contemporary Tools and Practice, Pre-College summer program

Rayko Photo Center, Instructor, San Francisco, CA
Composition and Editing, Introduction to digital photography

San Francisco Art Institute, Instructor Public education, SF, 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