Press Archive

Here you will find links to information about past exhibitions listed by year.


Sarah Hotchkiss (04.06.2016). Berkeley Art Center’s Agility Projects Support Daring Reflections on Identity, KQED Arts


Sarah Burke (10.21.2015). Buildings Bought or Leased: 'New Photography Inspired by the Paul Sack Collection', East Bay Express

Sarah Burke (07.15.2015). Lava Thomas' Tambourine Dream, East Bay Express

Chronicle Staff (04.22.2015). Today’s arts and entertainment picks, May 22SF Chronicle and

Tracey Taylor (04.21.2015). The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekendBerkeley Side

Oakland Art Enthusiast Review (04.19.2015). Berkeley Art Center Agility Projects: Claire Colette and Rhonda Holberton,

Ceci Moss (04.01.2015). First Look: Rhonda HolbertonArt in America


Rachel Howard (12.25.2014). Le Duc takes Berkeley Art Center to new heights,

Sarah Burke (7.9.2014). Picks: Soapbox, East Bay Express

R. Todd Kerr (4.10.2014). Local Treasures: Bay Area Photography, Berkeley Times

Kenneth Baker (1.15.2014). Weston Teruya: Sole Juror for 'Feature' Show, and SF Chronicle


Sarah Burke (10.24.2013). New Media Combinations: Traditional >> Digital, East Bay Express

Rachel Walther (9.16.2013). Mapping Emotion: Lia Cook's Scientific Approach to the Handmade, CCA

Joshua Lutz (8.21.2013). Bay Area Visual Arts Picks, Aug. 22-25,

Alex Bigman (8.2013). RISK, East Bay Express

Marcia Tanner (5.7.2013). Berkeley Art Center Showcases Sculpture in New Show, Berkeleyside

Alex Bigman (5.1.2013). Festival of Form, East Bay Express

Kenneth Baker (1.4.2013). REVIEW: "Wonder" - big curiosity on small scale,


Alex Bigman (1.27.2012). WONDER: 2012 Artists' Annual, East Bay Express

R. Todd Kerr (8.11.2012). The Haunting Beauty of Local Treasures, Berkeley Times

Kenneth Baker (9.5.2012). REVIEW: "Beauty" at the Berkeley Art Center,

Alex Bigman (7.26.2012). Beauty, East Bay Express

Obi Kaufmann (5.2.2012). Healing the Wounds of War, East Bay Express

Obi Kaufmann (3.21.2012). Jenny Bloomfield, Johnna Arnold, and JoAnn Ugolini Disclose Their Creative Process, East Bay Express

Arthur Comings (3.6.2012). Field Studies: Kenneth Baker at the Berkeley Art Center,

The environment: Three art shows that reflect landscape, (3.1.2012). Berkeleyside

DeWitt Cheng (2.22.2012). Earth Pigments – Three painters who work the land show at Berkeley Art Center, East Bay Express

Michelle Ma (1.29.2012). Bay Area artist Deborah Oropallo digitally reinterprets, The Daily Californian

Frances Dinkelspiel (1.24.2012). Book explores impact of Berkeley Art Museum’s Peter Selz, Berkeleyside


DeWitt Cheng (11.21.2011). Piece Work – Lena Wolff and friends occupy Berkeley, East Bay Express

Paper Quilt Project raises thought-provoking questions, (11.11.2011). Berkeleyside

Bay Area arts picks, (8.4.2011).

DeWitt Cheng (8.3.2011). Roundabout: Three July Shows for your urgent consideration at Basement Gallery, Berkeley Art Center, and Martina Johnston Gallery, East Bay Express

Eva Bovenzi (7.22.2011). Panel to discus whether abstract art refutes digital age, Berkeleyside

Jennifer Modenessi (7.21.2011). "Abstract Visions" offers new views, Contra Costa Times

Tracey Taylor (4.11.2011). New Enrique Chagoya print to benefit Berkeley Art Center, Berkeleyside


DeWitt Cheng (11.3.2010). Green Zones: Beyond Nature and Intimate Nature, East Bay Express

DeWitt Cheng (9.22.2010). Bumper Crop at Berkeley Art Center, East Bay Express

Kenneth Baker (7.29.2010). Art Review: Local Treasures,

David M. Roth (8.8.2010). Local Treasures @ Berkeley Art Center,

DeWitt Cheng (7.7.2010). Work Life: The Berkeley Art Center honors six eminent East Bay artists, East Bay Express

Jennifer Modenessi (7.1.2010). Conversations with artists help "Treasures" shine, Contra Costa Times

Danielle Shamaniego (6.3.2010). East Bay Open Studios: Artists open doors to public,

DeWitt Cheng (5.2010). East Bay Open Studios: Doors Wide Open, Art Ltd. Magazine

DeWitt Cheng (3.17.2010). Genius Loci: Former artists-in-residence compare experiences in Berkeley, East Bay Express

Elizabeth Meyer (2.6.2010). Looking at Art, CCC Preschool Press


Peter Selz (10.29.2009). Lyric Representations of Sacred, Unattainable Worlds, The Berkeley Daily Planet

DeWitt Cheng (10.29.2009). Immanent Domain, East Bay Express

James G. Leventhal (10.3.2009). Trans-Civic Arts Marketing: Launch, Westmuse

Peter Selz (9.3.2009). Works on Paper at the Berkeley Art Center, The Berkeley Daily Planet

DeWitt Cheng (9.2.2009). Paper View: As the Oakland Museum closes, its curator juries a show in Berkeley, East Bay Express

DeWitt Cheng (7.8.2009). The East Bay Resurgent, East Bay Express

DeWitt Cheng (7.2009). Review: Perceive and Connect, East Bay Express

Video: Suzanne Tan interview with Comcast Newsmakers, (2009). Comcast Newsmakers

Berkeley Art Center Exhibits Paintings by Ferlinghetti, (4.23.2009). The Berkeley Daily Planet

DeWitt Cheng (4.2009). CRITIC'S CHOICE: Lyric Escape Paintings by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, East Bay Express