The Board and Host Committee
invite you to our
Women in the Arts
benefitting the Berkeley Art Center
Awards created by Lava Thomas
Paul Bontekoe, Marna Clark, Bean Finneran, Maria Jenson,
Jeff Kelley, Miriah Nielson, Dennis Markham, Sam Perry,
Anthony Pinata, Myisha Proctor, Fanny Singer, Jeffrey Spahn, Marianna Stark, Alta Tingle, and Sandy Wolfe
Join us under the Oaks at the Berkeley Art Center!
About the Artists
Judy Dater is a photographer who has lived in and worked in the Bay Area most of her life, and has exhibited and lectured at Berkeley Art Center. Dater is best known for her portraits, nudes, and self-portraits. A five-decade retrospective of her work "Only Human" is currently on view at the deYoung Museum, celebrating her achievement as a pioneering figure in 1970s feminist art. Dater has received numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship and grants from the National Endowments for the Arts.
Mildred Howard is an installation artist and sculptor who was raised in Berkeley and received her MFA from John F. Kennedy University. She had a solo exhibition at BAC in 1997 and an official day named in her honor by the mayor of Berkeley. She has won numerous awards such as two Rockefeller fellowships, the NEA fellowship in sculpture, and the Joan Mitchell award. Howard is also included in many museums such as the deYoung Museum, the Oakland Museum, and SFMOMA.
Hung Liu is a painter who was born in China but has lived and worked most of her artistic career in the Bay Area, and has participated in many exhibitions at Berkeley Art Center. She is best known for her epic narrative canvases of layered brushstrokes and drips of linseed oil. Liu has received the Joan Mitchell Fellowship and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. She had recent solo shows at Kala Art Institute and SFMOMA.