Artist, musician, academic, organizer, and agitator, Christy Roberts Berkowitz, composes experiences, images, and objects that attempt to reconcile revolution and escapism. A native of Southern California, Roberts holds Bachelor Degrees in Philosophy and Religion, a BFA in Studio Art, and an MFA from Claremont Graduate University, earned in 2011. Roberts is an Associate Professor at Moreno Valley College, Riverside City College, Norco College, and University of La Verne.
She has organized in/with/at: Chats About Change, The California Poppy Collective, KCHUNG, Ginger Snapz, Highland House Collective, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, REDCAT, The Hammer Museum, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Orange County Museum of Art, The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Perform Chinatown, 5790projects, Eastside International Los Angeles, The Women’s Center for Creative Work, The Institute 4 Labor Generosity Workers and Uniforms, Summercamp’s ProjectProject, Greene Exhibitions, among many others. Roberts has written for Art21 Magazine, Citizens of Culture, and was one of LA Weekly’s Best of LA People, 2012. She is currently maintaining her personal art practice, working on “Jung Money” and “Glitzer”, two separate transdisciplinary multimedia projects, and is the Volunteer Coordinator at KCHUNG Radio.