Berens, John

John Berens

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  • Email: BerensJ@newschool.edu


  • John Berens received a Bachelor of Arts at University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1979, where he concentrated on printmaking, drawing, photography and art history.He relocated to Los Angeles in 1980 and received a Master of Fine Arts from University of California, Los Angeles in 1983. His master's thesis exhibition was in painting, which he still practices.He was a teaching assistant at UCLA, and began exhibiting in Los Angeles in 1984 at the Fiona Whitney Gallery.Berens moved to New York in 1985. His first showing in New York was in a group show at White Columns in 1988.He received a NYFA Fellowship in Painting 1994, andhas been an Associate Professor at Parson's since 1997.John Berens currently lives and works in Brooklyn.

    Research Interests:
    drawing,painting,photography


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