Emma Bee Bernstein

Solo Shows
Exquisite Fucking Boredom: Polaroids by Emma Bee Bernstein. Curated by Phong Bui. Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, May 24-July 2, 2012
Emma Bee Bernstein: An Imagined Space. Co-curated by Phong Bui and Linnea Kniaz. Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, March 25-April 23, 2011
Emma Bee Bernstein (1985-2008), Masquerade: A Retrospective. Co-curated by Katherine Griefen and Laura Letinsky, with a slideshow curated by Antonia Pocock, DOVA  Temporary Gallery, University of Chicago, February 5-27, 2010
Senior Thesis Show, University of Chicago, June 2007

Group Shows and Art Fairs
Paperazzi 3, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, NY, Jan.-Feb. 2014
Come Together: Surviving Sandy. Curated by Phong Bui. Industry City, NY. Oct.-Dec. 2013
Microscope Gallery Booth, Cutlog Art Fair, NY, May 2013
40/40: A Double Vision. Curated by Lilly Wei. A.I.R. Gallery, NY, March 2013
Paperazzi 2,
Janet Kurnatowki Gallery, NY, January 2013
Paperazzi,
Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, NY, January 2012
Summer Weekend, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, NY, August 2011
Myself: Contemporary Self-Portraiture. Curated by Marjorie Vecchio. Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, Jan.-Feb. 2011
August Grotesque, National Headquarters Gallery, Chicago, featured artist, photographic work, Aug. 2008
Generations: A Survey of Women Artists, Dec. 2002, Dec. 2003, March 2008, A.I.R. Gallery, NY
Wish You Were Here: Postcard Show, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, A.I.R. Gallery, NY
Noise Music Festival, Kansas City, installation artist, produced original video for live concert, Feb. 2008
Festival of the Arts, University of Chicago, Large-scale installation of photographs on University of Chicago campus, May 2006, May 2005
F.O.T.A. Winter Gallery Exhibition, University of Chicago, Feb. 2005, Feb. 2006, Feb. 2007
The Smart Museum Student Art Exhibition, University of Chicago, Feb. 2004, Feb. 2006
Cobb Coffee Shop Student Photography Exhibition, University of Chicago, May 2004

Books by Bernstein
A Tribute to Emma Bee Bernstein, by Emma Bee Bernstein, Susan Bee, Marjorie Perloff, Johanna Drucker, and Nona Willis Aronowitz, Belladonna, The Elders Series, #4, 2009
Girldrive: Criss-Crossing America, Redefining Feminism, by Nona Willis Aronowitz and Emma Bee Bernstein, Seal Press, 2009

Catalogs
Emma Bee Bernstein (1985-2008), Masquerade: A Retrospective. Essays by Matthew Jesse Jackson and Katherine Bussard, University of Chicago, 2010
Myself: Contemporary Self-Portraiture, curated by Marjorie Vecchio.
Essays by Joy Garnett and Mira Schor. Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, 2011

Articles by Bernstein
"Girldrive," ProFemina #53, Belgrade, Serbia, 2012.
M/E/A/N/IN/G Online #4: Feminist Forum, 2007.
Panel presentation (with slides) at “Beyond the Waves: Feminist Artists Talk Across the Generations” at the Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum, March 30, 2008. M/E/A/N/IN/G Online. http://writing.upenn.edu/pepc/meaning/articles/Emma-Bernstein_Brkyn-Museum.html
“What I Learned in School Today,” Mar. 23, 2008, http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/bernstein/blog/archive/EBB-school.html

Films
Emma’s Dilemma, by Henry Hills, starring Emma Bee Bernstein, 2012.  Interviews with Richard Foreman, Ken Jacobs, Carolee Schneemann, Kenny Goldsmith, Lee Ann Brown, and many other artists and poets. Filmed from 1997-2002.
Heathenites, film by George Kuchar, 2008
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Reviews and Articles
Bernstein, Charles. "Exquisite Fucking Charms,"Jacket 2 (May 25, 2012).
Buller, Rachel Epps. "Feminist Threads, or, It's All About the Ladies," eReview, Feb. 22, 2010.
Cotter, Holland. "Emma Bee Bernstein: An Imagined Space," The New York Times, April 8, 2011.
Cotter, Holland. "The Latest Vibe Moved to Brooklyn," New York Times (June 7, 2012).
Davies, Alan. "I Think I Understand Emma Bee Bernstein," Jacket 2, Dec. 9, 2011.
Howard, Christopher. The L Magazine (June 6, 2012).
Kott, Ruthie. “Behind the Mask,” University of Chicago Magazine, Jan-Feb. 2010, pp. 48-49, 53.
Martin, Courtney. “Good-bye Emma,” Feministing.com, Dec. 29, 2008.
Messerli, Douglas. “Irresolvable Pulls of Life,” Green Integer Blog, Jan. 5, 2009.
Michel, Ellen Kennedy. “Belladonna Elders Series #4,Rain Taxi Online Edition, Spring 2009.
Pundyk, Anne Sherwood. The Brooklyn Rail (July-Aug 2012).
Rubenstein, Bradley. "What We Do Is Secret,"Culture Push (May 31, 2012).
Silliman, Ron. Belladonna book, Silliman’s Blog, Mar. 23, 2009.
Streitfeld, Lisa Paul."Feminist (R)evolution in Brooklyn," Huffington Post, Jan. 4, 2010

Selected Reviews and Articles about Girldrive
Bartlett, Jennifer. Girldrive, Bomblog. Jan. 26, 2010.
Ford, Thembi. “A Must-Read: Girldrive,” What Would Thembi Do?, Nov. 17, 2009.
Guthrie, Julian."Girldrive Hits the Road for Feminism," San Francisco Chronicle, March 17, 2010.
Hinton, Laura. Girldrive, The Poetry Project Newsletter. Feb/Mar 2010, #222, pp. 26-27; "The Strangeness of Girldrive," Chant de la Sirene, Feb. 20, 2010.
Hopper, Jessica. “Feminist on Wheels,” Chicago Reader, Oct. 29, 2009.
Lipkin, Elline. “Off the Shelf: Driving Forces,” Girl W/ Pen! Oct. 29, 2009.
Littlepage, Mary Susan. Girldrive, Truthout, Nov. 15, 2009.
Martin, Courtney. Girldrive, Feministing.com, Nov. 10, 2009.
Metro New York, “Baby, You can Drive Your Car,” Oct. 29, 2009, p. 9.
New York Press, Definitely Driven,” Oct. 29, 2009.
Nice, Liz. “Paradise Lost,” New York Post, Nov. 1, 2009, pp. 34-35. [hi-res]
Orci, Taylor Chaplin. Girldrive, Bust Magazine, Oct/Nov 2009.
Pearse, Emma. “Nona Willis Aronowitz Interview,” New York Magazine. Oct. 29, 2009.
Pikul, Carrie. “Book Release: Girldrive,” Elle.com. Oct. 26, 2009.
Publisher’s Weekly, Starred review, Oct. 19, 2009.
Royal-Hedinger, Dorothee, “Girldrive: Mapping Feminism (interview),” Change.org., Nov. 4, 2008.
Schaeffer, Jessica. “Feminist Road Trip Uncovers Girl Power,” 77 Square, Dec. 6, 2009.
Schmich, Mary. "Girldrive Captures Adventurous Spirit," Chicago Tribune, Feb. 27, 2010
Van Deven, Mandy. “On the Map: Feminist Road Trippin,’” Bitch Media. Nov. 14, 2009.
Wray, Katherine. Girldrive, PopMatters. Oct. 16, 2009.
Z, Julie. “Required Reading: Girldrive,” Fbomb. Dec. 24, 2009.
Zalkin, Chauncey. "Sisters of 2010," Huffington Post, Feb. 1, 2010

Book and Magazine Covers
Crowns of Charlotte, Lee Ann Brown, Carolina Wren Press, Durham, NC, 2013
Monkeys, Minor Planet, Average Star, Gracie Leavitt, Nightboat Books, NY, 2014
ProFemina
#53, Belgrade, Serbia, 2012
All the Whiskey in Heaven: Selected Poems, Charles Bernstein, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010

Published Artworks
"Before You Go" with poem by Charles Bernstein, Artcritical.com, June 9, 2011
19th Century Studies, Vol. 24, 2010
Zen Monster, Vol. I, No. 2, Winter 2010

Private Collections
David Ambrose, Nona Willis Aronowitz, Sherry Bernstein, Phong Bui and Nathlie Provosty, Katherine Bussard, Chrissie DyBuncio, Abigail Child, Norman and Kathy Fischer, Katherine Griefen, Fred Gutzeit, Brad Hajzak, Matthew Jesse Jackson, John B. Jaeger and Lauren Perez, Janet Kurnatowski, Rita Lascaro, Lauren Lee and Deane Young, Laura Letinsky, Greg Lindquist, Herbert and Virginia Lust, Chris Martin and Tamara Gonzales, Dena Muller, Bob Perelman and Francie Shaw, Gary Peterson, Jennifer Scappettone, Peter and Susan Straub, Lynne Tillman, Marjorie Vecchio, Hamza Walker, Geoffrey Young

Fellowship
Emma Bee Bernstein A.I.R. Fellowship Program Award for Emerging and Underrepresented Artists, (Yearly Named Fellowship), 2009- present

Education
University of Chicago, 2003-2007, BA with Honors in Art History and Art
Friends Seminary, 1999-2003, High School Diploma

Gallery Representation
Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Website: http://writing.upenn.edu/pepc/meaning/Bernstein/

Dates
May 20, 1985 - Dec. 20, 2008

For more information
Contact: Susan Bee
E-mail: bee@bway.net