Lauren Simkin Berke


Lauren Simkin Berke received a BA in anthropology from Cornell University and an MFA from the School of the Visual Arts, NYC.  The artist has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions throughout the Unites States and abroad at venues including P.P.O.W, NY; Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago; Art Gallery of Alberta, Canada; A.I.R. Gallery, NY; The Museum of Arts & Crafts ITAMI, Japan; and Paul Robison Gallery at Rutgers University, NJ among others.  Berke was selected for the Elsewhere Collaborative Residency in 2008, the A.I.R. Gallery Fellowship in 2007 and the Makor Artist Residency in 2005. Berke's work has been published in The New York Times , The Boston Globe , New York Magazine, the LA Times and numerous other publications. Berke is represented by Riley Illustration and Accola Griefen Gallery. Berke lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.