1965 New York City, NY.

2007 MFA in Studio Arts, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

1988 BFA Printmaking, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA, Graduated cum laude.

1986 Temple University in Rome, Italy.

1985 Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA.

2019 Bunny and Muso, Augen Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2018 Oregon Jewish Museum, Portland Oregon

Continuum, Hoffman Center for the Arts, Manzanita, Oregon

2016 Continuum, Oranj Studio, Portland, OR. Curated by Pamela Morris

Continuum, Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport, OR. Curated by Tom Webb

2015 Roundabout, Polaris Gallery, Manzanita, OR.

Typewriter Returns, Atelier 6000 Print Studio and Gallery, Bend, OR.

2009 Thank You for Having Me, 44 paintings, Portland Community College, Portland, OR.

2008 Ubergemacht, PDX Gallery Projects Window Installation, Portland, OR.

Thank You for Having Me, 54 paintings, Portland State University, Portland, OR.

2007 All I Could See From Where I Stood, Autzen Gallery, MFA Thesis Show, PSU, Portland,

2004 Random Order Gallery, Portland, OR.

2001 Populous, Groundswell Gallery, Portland, OR.

The Gallery Opening, Portland Building, Portland, OR. Wendy Miller, juror

2016 Au Natural, Astoria, OR. Gallery juried show

2015 Au Natural, Astoria, OR. Gallery juried show

Community Ground v.3, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR. Invitational

Winter Coat, Clatsop Community College, Astoria, OR. And Basil Hallward Gallery in
Powell’s Books, Portland, OR. Juried by Ben K. Rosenberg

2014 Au Natural, Astoria, OR. Gallery juried show

Clark College Faculty Biennial, Clark College, Vancouver, WA. Invitational

2012 Pets, Pulliam Gallery, Portland, OR. Invitational

Undressing Room, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR. Gallery juried show

Portland2012: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, Disjecta, Marylhurst University’s

Art Gym, Portland, OR. & Schneider Museum, Ashland, Oregon Curated by
Prudence F. Roberts

2011 Equine, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR. Gallery juried show

2009 Making Camp, Portland Community College (Sylvania) Portland, OR. Invitational

Town & Country: Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR. Gallery juried show

CAP Auction, Portland, OR. Juried into live auction. Rock Hushka curator

2008 Place and Identity, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR. Invitational

PSU Alumni Show: Cross Section ’08, Portland State University, Portland, OR. Juried.

2007 PDX Panels, Portland Art Center, Portland, Oregon. Juried

2006 Overlapping Lines, University of Ulsan, Korea. Group exchange show. Catalogue.

2005 I know you are but what am I , Portland State University, Portland, OR.

The Self Portrait Show, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR. Gallery juried show

2004 The Clown Show, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR. Gallery juried show

2003 Monoprint Show, Pacific Northwest Pacific College of Art, Portland, OR. Tom Prochaska, juror

10-Year Anniversary Show, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR.

2002 The Jewish Museum, Elkins Park, PA. Invitational

2001 Salon de Refuse, Groundswell Gallery, Portland, OR.

Below 2002, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR. Heather Rodgers, juror

2000 Open Walls, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), Portland, OR.

1999 Below 2000, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR. Mark Burns, juror

1998 Visual Chronicles of Portland, Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR.

Elizabeth Leach, juror

1997 The Garden Show, PICA, Portland, OR. Kristy Edmunds, juror

1994 Blue Heron Gallery, Ashland, OR.

1992 Ars Nova Gallery, Portland, OR.

1989 The Wellfleet Collection, Wellfleet, Mass.

The Art Institute of Boston, Boston, Mass.

1988 Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, Mass.

The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA. Invitational

University of Washington, WA. Invitational

1986 American Academy of Rome, Rome, Italy. Invitational

2014-16 •Clatsop Community College, Astoria, OR. Printmaking instructor

2012-14 •Clark College Continuing Ed, Vancouver, WA. Oil painting instructor to seniors

2009 •University of Portland, Portland, OR. Drawing Instructor

2008-09 •Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, Oregon. Painting Instructor

2008-12 •Portland Community College, Portland, OR. Painting, Watercolor, 2-D Design,
Drawing Instructor

2007- •Clark College, Vancouver, WA. Art Appreciation, Art History, Watercolor, 2-D
Design, Painting, Concept & Creativity and Drawing Instructor

2006-09 •Portland State University, Portland, OR. Instructor of Painting, Drawing, and

Contemporary Illustration. Life Drawing proctor for three terms.

2004-2011 •Temple Beth Israel, Portland, OR. Art Director

Teaching the visual arts (painting, drawing, and ceramics) to children and teens.

2004 •Whitaker Lakeside Middle School, Portland OR. Art Director

2001-2007 •Caldera, Sisters, OR. Art Instructor. Taught drawing, painting and ceramics in

workshops for middle school and high school aged children.

2000-2005 •Portland Tribune, Portland, OR. Senior Editorial Illustrator for all sections

2000-2005 •Center for Self Enhancement Inc., Portland, OR. Art Director
Taught fine arts to elementary, middle school, and high school children.

1999-2004 •Mural Workshops, Portland, OR. Clay workshop Instructor

Fabricated murals with children, adults, seniors at Emmanuel

Hospital, Eastwind Center, Richmond Place, Mt. St. Joseph, Multicultural

Senior Center, Lutheran Family Services.

1999–2002 •Tyke Killen Studios, Portland, OR. Art Director

Private art classes (ceramics, painting, monotype workshops) for children
and adults.

1999 •Southeast Juvenile Justice Center, & International Learning Program

Portland, OR. Taught art to at risk, and foreign-born teenagers.

1993-2001 •Mittleman Jewish Community Center, Portland, OR. Art Director

Taught the visual arts (painting, drawing, and ceramics) to

children, teens, and adults.

1992 •Home School Programs, Portland, OR. Art Director

Taught various forms of the visual arts (photography, ceramics,

drawing, painting) to children in an alternative learning experience.

1992-1994 •Children’s Museum, Portland, OR. Art teacher

Taught ceramics, and visual arts to children and adults.

1991-1997 •Fred G. Meyer Boys and Girls Club, Portland, OR. Art Director

Taught the visual arts (painting, drawing, and ceramics) to

children and teens.

1988-1990 •Art for Public Spaces, Wellfleet, Mass. & Jacksonville Oregon. Studio Assistant

Taught ceramics to children and seniors citizens. Assisted in design,

fabrication and installation of murals in Massachusetts, Delaware, Washington
DC., Pennsylvania, Oregon and Washington.

2014 Caldera Ford family Foundations Golden Spot Award Residency, Sisters, OR. Invitational

2004 St. John The Baptist School, Milwaukie, OR. Taught workshops in animation to students.

Ventura Park Elementary School, Portland, OR. Designed and fabricated

ceramic murals. Artist in residence at school for four months. Led workshops in
clay with all grades K-6 grade.

2002 Residency, Caldera, Sisters, OR.

2000 Commission, Set Designer, Mittleman Jewish Community Center Portland, OR.

The Pajama Game; Harold & Maude; Used People

1999 Harry’s Mother, Portland, OR. Designed and fabricated outdoor benches with

clay pieces made by residence teenagers in workshops.

1998 Commission, Regional Arts and Cultural Council, Portland, OR.

Monotypes of the City of Portland Fire Department

1987 Award, The Bertha Anolic Memorial Fine Arts Award. Travel and work in Israel.

1981 Award Boston Globe Gold Key Scholastic Awards for silkscreen work.

OPB State of Wonder Weekly arts radio show. Interviewed by April Baer for Winter Coat exhibit I curated November 2014

The Daily Astorian, Astoria, OR. Interview, July 2014

Hipfish Magazine, Astoria, OR. Interview, August 2014

Oregon Jewish Life Magazine, Portland, OR. Interview, May 2014

Disjecta, Portland2012: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, book publication, March 2014

Portland State University Vangard Newspaper, Portland, OR. Interview, October 2008

Online interview with Artist Eva Lake, Portand, OR. posted on YouTube, October 2008

Cooper, Claire Marcus. Landscape Architecture Magazine, “Healing Havens,” Aug. 2003

Duchene, Jenny. The Oregonian, “Art sale strolls through a garden to get the bugs out,“

June 22, 1999

Fox Television Good Day Lifestyles “A visit to Ben Rosenberg’s studio” Feb. 2005

Hall, Stan. The Oregonian, “Art Week’s Radar,” April 27, 2001

Hicks, Bob. The Oregonian, “Alberta Streetwise,” May 11, 2001

Nkrumah, Wade. . The Oregonian, “Many backgrounds tint multicultural mosaic” April 14,1999

RACC. Here and Gone, “The Gallery Opening by Ben Killen Rosenberg” 2003, publication

Rothstein, Bonnie. The Jewish Review, “Artist’s reception re-opens MJCC Gallery” Oct. 1993

Row, D.K. The Oregonian, “Clown Jewels,” June 3, 2004

Silvas, Steffen. Willamette Week, “Gray Matters,” May 24, 2000

Tannler, Nancy. The South East Examiner, “On the streets where we live” May 1999

Willamette Week. “Best Lawn Ornament Thrown out of a PICA Show” July 16, 1999

All about Life. Self published (sold out) book written & illustrated by Ben K. Rosenberg

at age of 8 years old in 1973-74.

2008 Emanuel Hospital, Burn center garden, Portland, OR. Exterior mosaic & concrete

sculptures. Invitational.

2006 Child’s Way Preschool, Portland, OR. Painted exterior murals. Invitational.

2005 Child’s Way Preschool, Portland, OR. Exterior ceramic and mosaic sculptures.

2004 Emanuel Hospital, Portland, OR. Interior painted murals. Invitational.

2002 Emanuel Hospital Children’s Garden, Portland, OR. Ceramic and mosaic mural.


2001 Richmond Place, Portland, OR. Ceramic and mosaic murals. RACC funded.

Eastwind Center, Troutdale, OR. Ceramic and mosaic murals. RACC funded.

Mt. St. Joseph Senior Residence, Portland, OR. Ceramic and mosaic murals.

RACC funded.

2000 Franciscan Enterprise, Portland, OR. Tile installation. Invitational.

1999 South East Multicultural Senior Center, Portland, OR. Ceramic and mosaic

murals. RACC funded.

King Neighborhood Association, Portland, OR. Ceramic tile and mosaic murals.
King Neighborhood funded.

Lutheran Family Services, Portland, OR. Ceramic and mosaic mural. RACC funded.
1997 Fred G, Meyer Boys and Girls Clubs, Portland, OR. Eleven murals done between
1992 -97. Meyer Memorial Trust funded.

1993 Portland Children’s Museum, Portland, OR. Painted interior mural for exhibit

commemorating Lewis & Clark. Invitational.

1989 Morville House, Boston, MA. Ceramic murals. Art for Public Spaces, employer.

1988 Rockville, Maryland, Public Schools. Ceramic and mosaic murals. Art for Public Spaces.

Portland Art Museum

City Of Portland, Oregon

Temple University, Rome, Italy

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Private Collections, United States and abroad