EMILY BERGER
One - Four Person Exhibitions 
 
 2016        Abstraction 2016: Color and Surface, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT
                 Emily Berger, Rick Lewis, Claire Seidl, Zhang Hong
                 Fifty Shades of Black & White, Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, Connecticut  
                 Emily Berger, Nancy Lasar, Carolanna Parlato, Heidi Pollard
                 On and Off the Grid; Generating Abstraction, Kent State University at Stark, Canton, Ohio 
                 Emily Berger, Sue Post, Bosiljka Raditsa, Elizabeth Yamin
2015        Wave Length, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, New York  
                 Emily Berger, Julie Gross, Kim Uchiyama, Joy Walker 
2014         vis a vis/ Emily Berger and Claire Seidl, The Painting Center, New York, New York    
2013         Process and Synthesis, FiveMylesGallery, Brooklyn, New York
                 Emily Berger, Nicholas Constantakis, Iona Kleinhaut, Kimberly Mayhorn,
                 Seeing Through, (Paintings), 490 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
                 Seeing Through, (Works on Paper), Soapbox Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
                 Emily Berger, Nancy Manter, Anne Russinof  
2011         New Work: Emily Berger, The Painting Center, New York, New York
2008         Emily Berger: Recent Work, The Painting Center, New York, New York
2005         Emily Berger and Iona Kleinhaut: Paintings and Works on Paper, The Painting Center, NY  
  
Selected Group Exhibitions
 
2017          Intercontinental Line, ABSTRACT PROJECT, Paris, France
                  The Ritual of Construction, Kleinert/James Art Center, Woodstock, NY
                  Jeanette Fintz, curator 
2016          Painting is not a Good Idea: Five Painters,
                  Hallspace, Boston, Mass. (December)
                  Werner Drewes and 80 Years of the American Abstract Artists, Washington Printmakers  
                  Gallery, Washinton D.C.
                  Chromatic Space, Shirley Fiterman Art Center, BMCC; The City University of New York,
                  Jonathan Lippincott, curator                              
                  (Squared)2,
Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts
                  Drishti: A Concentrated Gaze, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, NY
                  Elizabeth Heskin and Patricia Spergel, curators
                  The Onward of Art: American Abstract Artists 80th Anniversary Exhibition,
                  
1285 Avenue of The Americas Art Gallery, New York, New York,
                  Karen Wilkin, curator 
                  Visible Histories, Abrons Art Center and Morris/Warren Gallery, New York, New York,
                  Max Weintraub, curator
                  Nation IV, Through the Rabbit Hole, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2015          Endless, Entire, Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY,  
                  Rachel Nackman, curator
                  between a place and candy; new works in pattern+repetition+motif,
                  1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, New York,
                  Jason Andrew, curator    
                  Formal Aspects: Visual Dialogue in Structure,
                 
Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, Mass.   
                  WorksxWomen, Vandeb Editions and Accola Griefen Gallery,
                  Long Island City, New York
                  Family Ties, 500x Gallery, Dallas, Texas       
2014          Sensory Impact, Morgan Stanley International  Headquarters, Purchase, New York                
                  To Leo, A Tribute from the American Abstract Artists, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
                  The Flatfiles, Year Two, TSA, Brooklyn, New York
                  Mind’s Eye or Ten Ways to Float, curatingcontemporary.com
                  We Love Art, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, New York
2013          3 Artists/3Weeks, 15 Artists in Black and White,  Outlet Fine Art, Brooklyn, New York
                  Phaedo, StorefrontBushwick, Brooklyn, New York
2012          Paperazzi, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, New York    
                  AAA International 75th Anniversary, parisCONCRET,  Paris, France
                  Abstraction to the Power of Infinity,
                  The Icebox at Crane Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
                  Janet Kurnatowski, curator     
                  New Editions, VanDeb Editions, New York, New York
                  AAA 75th Anniversary, OK Harris Gallery, New York,  New York,
                  Ivan Karp, curator           
                  American Abstract Artists International 75th  Anniversary,
                  
Galerie oqbo, and Deutscher Kunstlerbund, Berlin, Germany
                  Splendor of Dynamic Structure: Celebrating 75 Years of American Abstract Artists,
                  
Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University,  Ithaca, New York         
 2010         American Abstract Artists International, Aragonese Castle of Otranto, Italy
                  Women’s History Month Invitational, VanDeb Editions, New York, New York
                  It’s a Wonderful 10th, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, New York                                                               
2009          Sharazad, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn New York
                  Brooklyn, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York          
                  Florence Neal, curator
2008         183rd Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art,
                  National Academy Museum, New York, New York (catalogue)
                  American Abstract Artists: Tribute to Esphyr Slobodkina,
                  The Painting Center, New York, New York
2007          Punchbowl, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, New York
                  Continuum, 70th Anniversary of AAA, St. Peter’s  College, Jersey City, New Jersey
                  BrooklynNature,  St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, New York
2006          Conversations in Paint, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania
                  From Postwar to Postmodernism, Columbia University, New York, New York
2005          In Spiritus, RKL Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
                  Pintores de Nueva York, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Colombia  (catalogue)
                  Conversations in Paint, Akus Gallery, Eastern Connecticut State University,
                  Willimantic, Connecticut, and
                  Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
 
Traveling Group Exhibition (catalogue)
American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Print Portfolio Exhibition

2017         Wrather West Kentucky Museum, Murray, Kentucky 
2016         U.S. Embassy, Beijing Embassy Annex, Beijing China,
                 Art in Embassies, U.S. Department of State, on permanent view
                 Biggin Art Gallery, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
2015         Marywood University, Scranton, Penn.
                 Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
2014         University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg,  Virginia
                 Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Penn.
                 Sarah Moody Gallery, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
2013         UT Downtown gallery, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
                 Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, Vermont
              
Professional Experience, Honors
 
2016        Visiting Artist, Kent State University at Stark, North Canton, Ohio
2015        Panelist, Formal Aspects, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, Mass.
2014        Curator and Panel Moderator, Yearning Upwards,
                The Painting Center, New York, New York
                Curator and panelist, Karen Schifano, Paintings and Works on Paper,
                Melville House, Brooklyn
                Flatfiles, TSA Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
                Geoform.net (ongoing)
                Vice-President and Exhibitions Committee Chair, American Abstract Artists (ongoing)
2012        Flatfiles, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, New York (ongoing)
2011        Panelist, Conversation with 4 Artists, Marist College,  Poughkeepsie, New York
2008        John Hultberg Memorial Prize, The 183rd Annual:    
                Invitational
Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy Museum,
                New York, New York
2006-       Elected to Membership, American Abstract Artists
2004-14   Elected toMembership, The Painting Center, New York, New York
2004        Curator and panelist, Nature Abstracted,
                The Painting Center, New York, New York
                                                                                                      
Selected Bibliography
 
2016        Cate McQuaid, Spinning Paint into Gold at Hallspace, The Boston Globe, December 29 
                Rhiannon Leigh, Merry & Bright: Painting is Not a Good Idea, Artscope, New England’s Culture   
                Magazine, December 15
                Karen Wilkin, The Onward of Art American Abstract Artists 80th Anniversary Exhibition,
                Catalogue,
published by American Abstract Artists
                James Panero, The Onward of Art, The New Criterion, March
                Tom Wachunas, On and Off the Grid
                ”Intimate Trialogues”,
Artwach, March
2015        Yifat Gat, The Black & White Project:A Survey of
                ContemporaryB&W Painting,
published by Look&Listen
                on the occasion of SLUICE Art Fair, London,  in Saint-Chamas, France
                Rachel Nackman, exhibition brochure esssay, Endless, Entire
                Jason Andrew, catalogue essay,
                between a place and candy:new works in pattern+repetition+motif
                Rhiannon Leigh, Formal Aspects at Cape Cod Museum of Art,
                
artscope, New England’s Culture Magazine, March 23       
2014        Brett Baker, Yearning Upwards, Interview Blog Feature, Painters’ Table, Sept 25
                Paul Corio, To Leo, A Tribute-Sideshow Gallery, on-verge, September 17
                Kathleen Whitney, catalogue essay, vis-à-vis/ Emily Berger and Claire Seidl
                Stephen Maine, exhibition brochure essay, Sensory Impact
                Steven Alexander, Emily Berger, Claire Seidl, Mark Wethli,
                Steven Alexander Journal, April
                James Panero, “vis-à-vis” at The Painting Center,
                The New Criterion, Critic’s Notebook, April 14
                Hanne Tierney, Five Myles (book), printed in China by Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
2013        Jeanne Wilkinson, Process and Synthesis, Fall Season: Art in the City; City as Art
                Steven Alexander, Superb Painters: Emily Berger,
                stevenalexanderjournal.blogspot.com, August
                Enrico Gomez, Critic’s Pic, wagmag, September  
                Patrick Neal, The Many Faces of Abstraction, www. hyperallergic.com, July 9
                The Ewing Gallery, catalogue, AAA 75 Anniversary Print Portfolio,
                introduction by Robert Storr
2012        Hrag Vartanian, GOBrooklyn; Go Gowanus,
                www.hyperallergic.com, September14
2011        Eric Sutphin, New Work: Emily Berger, www.beardandbrush.com, June 2
                Nancy E. Green, catalogue, Splendor of Dynamic Structure,
                Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell  University, Ithaca, New York
2008        Nancy Malloy, catalogue, The 183rd Annual, National Academy Museum,
                New York, New York
2005        Artcritical.com, Emily Berger and Iona Kleinhaut, Paintings and Works on Paper, October
                Joe Walentini, Artist Profile, Inside/Outside Space, AbstractArtOnline, March
2004        Maureen Mullarkey, Nature Abstracted. The New York Sun, December 9
 
Selected Collections

Art in Embassies, U.S. State Department, Washington D.C.
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Drawings and Prints, New York
Museum of Modern Art, Library Special Collection, New York
New York Public Library
Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
U.S. Embassy, Beijing Embassy Annex, Beijing, China, Art in Embassies, U.S. Department of State
Whitney Museum of American Art Library

Gallery Representation
Vandeb Editions for Print Editions
 
Education

Columbia University, New York, New York, MFA
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, AB, Minnie Helen Hicks Award in Art
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
International Center of Photography, New York, New York


                
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