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M. H. de Young Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
Juried Exhibition
“On the Edge”: The de Young Open – October 10, 2020 to January 3, 2021

Barbara M. Berk’s “Lace Twelve: Oskar Schlemmer’s Dancer” has been selected for “On the Edge”: The
de Young Open
, an invitational community art exhibition celebrating the de Young Museum’s 125th
anniversary, hosted by the Fine Art Museums of San Francisco...  Read more

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Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

Juried Exhibition

2020 Biennial Members Exhibition – February 8 to November 8, 2020

The 2020 Biennial Members Exhibition celebrates the diversity of talents in the museum’s membership base. This biennial exhibition is an important opportunity for young, mid-career, and veteran artists to exhibit their work to the Fuller Craft Museum community...  Read more

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Metal Arts Guild, San Francisco, CA

Publication:  Written Interview

Featured Member of the Month – April, 2020    

Barbara M. Berk is honored to be the Metal Arts Guild San Francisco’s “Featured Member of the Month” for April, 2020.  The Metal Arts Guild San Francisco (MAG) is an independent, non-profit, educational organization...  Read more

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Root Division, San Francisco, CA

Publication:  Catalog

MFA Never 2020 Archive Project – March 2020

“The MFA Never 2020 catalog is an inclusionary publication of the over 120 artists who submitted work to this year's MFA Never open call. The book includes a full page dedicated to each contributing artist and a compilation of essays...  Read more

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San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, CA

Juried Exhibition

Form and Function:  Fiber Arts for the 21st Century - 2019 – 2020

Featuring the work of the Artist Members of the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, the juried exhibition Form and Function:  Fiber Arts for the 21st Century features both “traditional and new media that emphasize art over craft with bold use of artistic elements...  Read more

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Art Ventures Gallery, Menlo Park, CA

Invitational Exhibition

Bauhaus Centennial – Taking Shape:  Bauhaus Fiber Art Exhibition - 2019

Art Ventures Gallery, “in the center of Silicon Valley, California, the crucible of tech, finance and invention, and having roots in Germany … [sought artists who would] …  create fiber art Bauhaus style, taking technology and contemporary aspects into consideration.”...  Read more

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Ruth’s Table Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Artist Talk

Transcending Textile Structures:  Weaving and Lace Making with Metal – August 1, 2019

Barbara M. Berk’s sculpture “Lace Four:  No Loose Ends” has been selected by all three jurors for inclusion in the first annual Jewelry and Metalsmithing Survey (JaMS), published by the Society of North American Goldsmiths/Metalsmith Magazine...  Read more

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Ruth’s Table Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Curated Exhibition

Beyond the Warp and Weft:  The Enduring Legacy of the Bauhaus - 2019

Curated by Hanna Regev, Beyond the Warp and Weft:  The Enduring Legacy of the Bauhaus is the first of 4 exhibitions marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus to be held at Ruth’s Table Gallery in San Francisco.   Beyond the Warp and Weft, according to Regev...  Read more

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Punch Monthly, Menlo Park, CA

Publication:  Article

"Artists at Work" – Words by Sheri Baer, Photography by Irene Searles – February, 2019

Wander down the hallways and discover how artists are channeling their creativity at PMA’s Museum Studios.  Click here to view the article.

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Gentry Magazine, Menlo Park, CA

Publication:  Article

"The A-List: People to Know"  by Karen Salama – February, 2019

Accomplished artist and designer Barbara M. Berk is a genuine Renaissance woman. Having earned aMaster’s in Russian History, she subsequently spent 15 successful years in the magazine publishing industry...  

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Jewelry and Metalsmithing Survey – Volume 1 (2017)
Metalsmith Magazine/Society of North American Goldsmiths, Eugene, OR
Publication: Book

Barbara M. Berk’s sculpture “Lace Four:  No Loose Ends” has been selected by all three jurors for
inclusion in the first annual Jewelry and Metalsmithing Survey (JaMS), published by the Society of North
American Goldsmiths/Metalsmith Magazine...  Read more

 

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Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
Juried Exhibition
Reflections and Shadows - 2017

Barbara M. Berk’s sculpture Barbara M. Berk’s sculpture “Lace Four:  No Loose Ends” will be exhibited in Reflections and Shadows at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA from February 17 – March 26, 2017...  Read more

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Textile Techniques in Metal for Jewelers, Textile Artists & Sculptors 

Arline M. Fisch

Publication:  Book – Echo Point Books & Media (2016 hardcover reprint)

In a sense, I owe it all to Arline:  It began with a chance meeting at her Ancient Jewelry Symposium lecture, discovering over lunch common threads that ran through New York and competing consumer jewelry magazines, and an invitation to attend her “Textile Techniques in Metal” class...  Read more

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Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

Juried Exhibition

International Fiber Arts VII - 2015

Barbara M. Berk’s sculptures “Michael’s Waves” and “Vertigo” will be exhibited in International Fiber Arts VII at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA from October 23 – November 28, 2015.  This international exhibition, comprised of 62...  Read more

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