About the Artist
Rita Bernstein was born in Brooklyn, New York and was educated at Barnard College of Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She received a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2019. Her pictures are in the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; James A. Michener Art Museum; the University of Michigan Museum of Art; and the Woodmere Art Museum. Her work has been widely exhibited, including at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Griffin Museum; the University of Pennsylvania; and the University of the Arts. She was selected for the prestigious Fleisher Art Memorial Challenge Exhibition and has also been awarded fellowships and grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the
Arts; the Independence Foundation; and the Leeway Foundation.
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