Bari Ziperstein utilizes sculptural tableaux to explore America’s love of excess and desire to collect. In her practice, Ziperstein attempts to draw attention to built environments. Her work relates to desire and aspiration, resulting in art that ranges from design, photography, ceramic sculpture and large scale site-specific installations.
Ziperstein received her MFA in Studio Art from the California Institute of the Arts and BFA in Painting and Women’s Studies Certificate from Ohio University. She has held artist residencies at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Colorado and Philip and Muriel Berman Foundation and received grants from Center for Cultural Innovation, Survey West Collaborative, Arts Council of Long Beach and the City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs.