About

Ofer Wolberger currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 2001 with a Masters Degree in Photography and Related Media. In 2012, he completed 12 Books, a series of self-published artists books and was awarded the Printed Matter Award for Artists. In August of 2013 he was a resident at Light Work in Syracuse. Last year he published a book of photographs titled Billie and in February 2015 he will have a solo exhibition of his recent paintings at Stene Projects in Stockholm, Sweden.

Ofer is a member of the POC Project.

Solo Exhibitions

Nein, Stene Projects, Stockholm, Sweden, 2015
Fractures and Other Injuries, Anne R. Worrell Fine Arts Center, Bristol, Virginia, 2012
Life with Maggie, VU, Quebec, Canada, 2010
Life with Maggie, Goethe-Institut, Stockholm, Sweden, 2010
Life with Maggie, C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 2009
Life with Maggie, Michael Hoppen Contemporary, London, England, 2009

Group Exhibitions

The Liberated Page, Le Commun, Geneva, Switzerland, 2014
Of The Ordinary, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY, 2013
A Survey of Documentary Styles in early 21st century Photobooks, Gallery Carte Blanche, San Francisco, California, 2012
HELP/LESS, Printed Matter, New York, NY, 2012
DIY: Photographers & Books, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, 2012
Bartholomew, Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm, Sweden, 2012
Of The Ordinary, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
Bartholomew, Galerie 12 Mail, Paris, France, 2011
Le Garage, Rencontres d’Arles Festival, Arles, France, 2011
In- and Outside – Writing , Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium, 2011
Publish it Yourself, La Maison d’Art Bernard Anthonioz, Nogent-sur-Marne, France, 2010
Self Publish, Be Happy, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK, 2010
Talents, Deutsche Borse, Frankfurt, Germany, 2010
Landscapes & Solitude, Kumukumu Gallery, New York, NY, 2010
Colour, Michael Hoppen Contemporary, London, UK, 2009
Masks, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea, 2009
Now: Art of the 21st Century, Phillips de Pury, London, UK, 2009
Masks, Dong-gang Museum of Photography, Gangwon-do, Korea, 2009
Things Are Strange, The Humble Arts Foundation, New Century Artists, New York, New York, 2008
My Other Nature, Camera Club of New York, New York, New York, 2008
Young Curators, New Ideas, Bond Street Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, 2008
Various Photographs: Curated by Tim Barber, New York Photo Festival, Brooklyn, New York, 2008
Noise, Young American Photographs, TH Inside Berlin, Germany, 2007
Noise, Young American Photographs, TH Inside, Milan, Italy, 2007
I Turn My Camera On, Milk Gallery, New York, NY, 2007
When The Revolution Comes, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY, 2006
Strange Instrument, 3rd Ward Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2006
Location, Location, Location, Gallery 10G, New York, NY, 2006
Still Life, Gallery 10G, New York, NY, 2004
ACRIA: Unframed First Look, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY, 2004
Eat Me, 65 Hope Street Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2004
AIM 23, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, 2003
All That's Red, Bergdorf Goodman, New York, NY, 2003
Inside Out, Paul Morris Gallery, New York, NY, 2003
Towards A New Architecture, The Front Room, Brooklyn, NY, 2003
Photography 21, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ, 2002
Mad In Pursuit, MFA Photography Thesis Exhibition, White Columns, New York, NY, 2001
NYC/DXB [P.O.V.], Emirates Towers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2001
Beauty Matters, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2000
Anatomy Of A Collage, Elsie B. Rosefsky Gallery, Binghamton, NY, 1999
Re-Using the Refused, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY, 1999

Education

MFA Photography and Related Media, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 2001
BA Studio Art, Art History, Minor in Cinema, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY, 1998

Awards

Printed Matter's 4th Annual Awards For Artists, 2012
Foundation for Contemporary Art's Grant, 2012
Finalist for Le Royal Monceau Photography Competition , 2011, Paris, France (Ongoing)
Prix HSBC pour la Photographie, 2009 (finalist)
BMW - Paris Photo Prize, 2008 (finalist)
Grant For Emerging Photographers, Humble Arts Foundation, Spring, 2008
Photo District News, 30 Photographers to Watch, 2004
AIM: Artist In The Market Place Residency, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, 2003

Publications

Life with Maggie. Talents 17, C/O Berlin, 2009
The Collector's Guide To Emerging Art Photography. Humble Arts Foundation. New York, 2008
Various Photographs. TV Books, Edited by Tim Barber. New York, 2008
Noise: Young American Photography. Milan, Berlin: TH Inside, 2007
AIM 23, catalogue. The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY, 2003
American Photography Eighteen. Times Square Theater, New York, NY, 2002
Surface Magazine. The 2nd Annual Avant Guardians, Issue 20, 1999

Bibliography

Eyemazing. Artists Issue 03, Edited by Susan A. Zadeh, 2009
PDN. 30 Photographers to Watch, Ringwald, Christopher, 2004
The New York Times, Johnson, Ken. July 18, 2003
American Photography Eighteen. Times Square Theater, New York, NY, 2002
The Village Voice, Vol. XLVI, No. 33, p. 92, Aletti, Vince. August 21, 2001
Surface Magazine. The 2nd Annual Avant Guardians, Issue 20, 1999