PAULINA BERCZYNSKI
/ FINE ART CV

EDUCATION
MFA Fine Arts (concentration in social practice). California College of the Arts. 2016
BFA Communication Design. Carnegie Mellon University. 1997

PROJECTS / EXHIBITIONS
Upcoming
Feminist Art Coalition. Commissioned by the Berkeley Art Center, Feral Fabric. Berkeley

2020
Story Quilt Workshop South County Homeless Project, Feral Fabric, Hayward
Story Quilt Workshop (ongoing) Women’s Daytime Drop In Center, Feral Fabric, Berkeley
Story Quilt Workshop (ongoing) Here/There Camp, Feral Fabric, Berkeley

2019
Back Patch Workshop Feral Fabric. NIAD, Richmond
Encounters Participatory Art Weekend (host and participant) Nevada City, CA
Community Banner Workshop Feral Fabric. Sunday Streets, Western Addition, San Francisco
Wearable / Cape Workshop Feral Fabric. Sunday Streets, Tenderloin, San Francisco
Back Patch Workshop Feral Fabric. Sunday Streets, Mission District, San Francisco
May Day Sign-Making Workshop Feral Fabric. Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland

2018
Oakland Pride Sign-Making Workshop Feral Fabric. Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland
Figment : De-Commodified Participatory Art Event, Feral Fabric, Mosswood Park, Oakland
Sky Village Swap Meet Story Quilt. High Desert Test Sites HQ. Yucca Valley, CA
Encounters Participatory Art Weekend (host and participant) Mendocino, CA
Back Patch and Banner Workshop Feral Fabric. Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley

2017
Transformed Borderline Collective Gallery, San Francisco
What We Offer is Free Hubbel Street Galleries, San Francisco
PATA Kobro Gallery, Akademia Sztuk Pieknych, Lodz, Poland
Desert Rubs group textile action. High Desert Test Sites HQ. Yucca Valley, CA
Wind Blanket group textile action. Through JT Lab. Joshua Tree National Park, CA

2016
After Pop Life Curated by Glen Helfland, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco
Capes and Knock Offs Solo Exhibition. Vacation, San Francisco
MFA Final Show California College of the Arts, San Francisco
Home ProArts Gallery, Oakland
Parking Lot Art Fair, San Francisco
CCA MFA Exhibition Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco
#Textiling College Ave Galleries, Oakland

2015
Flag Zine group experiential project. Near Green River, UT
Technophilia Embark Gallery, San Francisco

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2020 In The Style Of. Visiting Art teacher, 3rd grade. Berkeley, CA
2020 Backpatch Workshop Class. Co-taught with Amanda Walters. Richmond Art Center, Richmond CA
2016 Intro to 4D Class with Taro Hattori. Teacher’s Assistant. CCA, Oakland
2015 Intro to Textiles with Anne Wolf. Teacher’s Assistant. CCA, Oakland

GRANTS
2020   Berkeley Individual Artist Grant (for Feral Fabric project), City of Berkeley
2015   Individual Travel Grant, CCA