Resume

Mary Bergs www.marybergs.com
2620 Colfax Av S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
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612.598.6895

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

Compounds of Obvious Formation, Tuck Under Projects, Minneapolis, MN 2013
The Sublime Mundane, Two Person Show, Bloomington Center for the Arts, Bloomington, MN 2013
Between Thoughts and Dreams, Solo Exhibition, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI 2013
Art Matters, Shoe Box Gallery. Mpls, MN 2009 Store front exhibition.
Every Day is Earth Day, Storefront Exhibition, Steeple People Thrift Store, Mpls MN 2009
This Time, Solo Exhibition, Institute for Health and Healing, Mpls, MN 2008
The Poetry of Everyday Life, Two-person show, Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN 2007
Continuum, Solo exhibition, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN 2006
 Want of Wonder, Two person show, St John’s University, Collegeville, MN 2005
Observed, Solo exhibition, The Cube at Beco, Kansas City MO 2005
Everyday Visions, Two-person show, North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, MN, 2003
Lexicon, Solo Exhibition, Kansas City Artist Coalition, Kansas City, MO, 2003
Mediation/Meditation, Solo Exhibition, Atwood Gallery, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN, 2002
The Familiar That Is Less Known, Solo Exhibition, College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN, 2001
The Language of Things, Phipps Center for the Arts, Solo Exhibition, Overlook Gallery, Hudson, WI, 2001

 SELECTED INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

Get Lucky, Soo Visual Art Center Benefit, Mpls MN 2013
Forecast Public Art, 30th Anniversary Benefit, Mpls MN 2008
Thomas Barry Gallery, Summer Invitational, Mpls MN 2007
Franklin Art Works, Fifth Anniversary Benefit, Mpls, MN 2004
Draw, Soo Visual Art Center , Mpls, MN 2004
Sold On Art, Intermedia Arts, Mpls, MN, Benefit 2002
Back to the Books, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins, MN, 2002

 SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS

Stellar, International Juried Exhibition Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Mpls, MN 2013
Untitled 9, Soo Visual Art Center Mpls, MN Juror: Chris Larson 2012
62nd  Juried Exhibition, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa 2011 Juror: Gilbert Vicario
Altered Aesthetics, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Mpls MN 2010
Arrowhead Biennial, Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN 2008 – 09 Juror: Kris Douglas
Sioux City Art Center, 60th Juried Exhibition, Sioux City Iowa, 2006 Juror: Valerie Cassell Oliver
Rolling Plains Art Gallery, Juried Traveling Exhibition, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND 2004 – 2006
Art on the Plains, Regional Juried Exhibition, Plains Art Museum, Fargo ND 2003, 2001
Americas 2000: Paper Works, National Juried Exhibition, Minot State University, Minot, ND 2003

 Mary Bergs
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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

A Reader’s Art, Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 2012
Confluence, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI 2010
801 Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 2010
Purpose, Process, Progress, Textile Center, Mpls MN 2008
Situations, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN 2008
Five-Foot Show, Gallery 360, Minneapolis, MN 2006
WARM Mentor/Protégée Exhibition, Minneapolis MN 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012
Materials and Objects, Center for Visual Art. Wausau WI, 2002
Foot in the Door Show, Group Show, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, 2000, 2010

EDUCATION

BFA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
MSSW, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, Social Work
BA, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Social Work, Psychology

AFFILIATIONS / AWARDS

Presenter, Rural Arts and Culture Summit, Morris, MN 2013
Artist Residency, Tofte Lake Art Center, Ely, MN 2013
CSA Artist, a joint project of Springboard for the Arts and Mnartists.org, 2013
MN State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant, 2013
University of MN, Guest Artist Studio Arts Intro Course 2012
Walker Art Center, Drawing Club Host Artist, Minneapolis, MN 2012
St Cloud Public Library Public Art Commission, St. Cloud MN 2010 – 2011
Hennepin County Medical Center Inspire Arts Program Advisory Council 2009 -2010
Artist Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont 2010
Artist Residency, Kimmel Harding Nelson Art Center, Nebraska City, NE 2010, 2013
Participant, What We Need is Here, Sustainability Seminar for Artists, Phipps Center for the Arts 2009, 2010
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis, MN Art and Design Consultant 2004-09
Society for Arts in Healthcare, 2010 National Conference planning committee
Drawing Center, NY, NY Viewing Program 2007- present
Artist Residency, New York Mills Cultural Center, New York Mills, MN 2007
Guest Artist, Minneapolis College of Art and Design Studio Kids Program 2007
Presenter, Society for Arts in Health Care Conference, Edmonton Canada 2005
Mentor, Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota 2005 – present
Artist in Residence, Rolling Plains Art Gallery, Pine River MN, 2004
Guest Artist, University of Minnesota, Morris campus, 2003
Fellow, Institute for Community Cultural Development, Intermedia Arts, 2003
Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists Finalist, 2002
Jerome Foundation Travel/Study Grant, 2002
Artist Residency, Cornucopia Art Center, Lanesboro, MN, 2002
Guest Artist/Lecturer, College of St Benedict, St. Joseph, MN, 2001
Minnesota State Arts Board, Career Opportunity Grant, 2001
Arts Alive! Instructor, Women’s Art