GERRY BERGSTEIN

Web Site:  gerrybergstein.com

VIMEO:   http://vimeo.com/60559906


ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS


2016 (scheduled) Naga Gallery "New Work"

2013  Gallery NAGA, Boston

2012  Joel and Lila Hartnet Museum of Art; Richmond, VA; "Start to Finish: Seven Stages of "Apex" by Gerry Bergstein

2009  Gallery NAGA; Boston

2009  The Danforth Museum; Framingham, MA
2007  St Gaudens National Historic Site; Cornish NH ( Two person show with Gail Boyajian
2006
Gallery Naga, Boston, MA
2005
The St. Botolph Club (2 person show with Gail Boyajian), Boston, MA
2004
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston MA
2003
Clark University, Worcester MA
2002
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston MA
1999
Stephan Stux Gallery, New York NY
1999
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston MA
1997
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston MA
1996
Sesnon Gallery, University of California at Santa Cru (two person show)
1994
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston MA
1992
Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston MA
1991
Stux Gallery, New York NY
1990
Galerie Bonnier, Geneva Switzerland
1989
Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston MA
1989 "
The Surrealism of Everyday Life", DeCordovaMuseum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
1987
Galerie Bonnier, Geneva Switzerland
1986
Stux Gallery, New York NY
1985
Stux Gallery, Boston MA
1984 University Art Galleries, Wright State University,Dayton, OH
1983
Zolla /Leiberman Gallery, Chicago IL
1983
Galerie Bonnier, Geneva Switzerland
1983
Alan Stone Gallery, New York NY
1983
Stux Gallery, Boston MA
1981
Lopoukhine/Nayduch Gallery, Boston MA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015  Steven Zevitas Gallery; Group show of artists who love Philip Guston

2014 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2008
Mills Gallery At Boston Center For The Arts; Boston MA; “Artadia”
2008
Clark Gallery; Lincoln, MA
2006
Lascono Gallery; Great Barrington, MA; "The Boston Ten"
2006
Pierre Menard Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2006
Steven Score Gallery, Boston, MA
2005
Judy Goldman Fine Art ; "Arbor"
2004
"More Than One- Prints and Portfolios from the Center Street Studio; Cantor Gallery; Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA
2004
"Seeing Is Believing" New Britain Museum of American Art : New Britain, CT
2004
"Self Evidence"; The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln MA
2004
"New Works", The Danforth Museum ; Framingham MA
2003
Selections From The Collection, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University Waltham, MA
2003
"Double Take"; The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury MA
2003
The Armory Show; (Stux Gallery Booth), NY
2003
"Prints and Portfoliios From the Center Street Studio, Boston; Wiegland Gallery; Notre Dame De Namur University; Belmont CA
2002
"Painting in Boston l950-2000"; DeCordova Museum; Lincoln, MA
2001
"A Family Portrait" AVA Gallery, Lebanon, N.H.
2001
"Cuatro Grandes"; New England School of Art; Boston MA
2000
"Recent Acquisitions"; The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
2000
"Figure, Fantasy and Illusion"; The Danforth Museum, Framingham MA
2000
"Visual Memoirs", The Rose Museum, Brandeis University; Waltham MA
1998
"American Artists on Paper", Galerie Bonnier, Geneva,Switzerland
1998
"Invitational" Stux Gallery, New York NY
1998
"Great Buys: Recent Acquisitions from the Permanent Collection", DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1997
"Images of Man", Galerie BonnierGeneva,Switzerland
1997
"Attributes of the Artist", Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
1997
"Recent Acquisitions", DeCordova Museum, Lincoln MA
1996
"Exactitude", Forum Gallery, New York, NY
1996
"The Art of Baseball", Polk Museum, Lakeland, FL
1995
"Collections", Galerie Bonnier, Geneva, Switzerland
1995
"Recent Acquisitions", DeCordova Museum, Lincoln MA
1995
"The Residency Collection", Roswell NM
1994
"Fantastic and Imaginative Art", Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock AR
1992
"12th Annual Boston Drawing Show", Boston Center for the Arts"Works
1992
“OnPaper", Frumkin-Adams Gallery, New York
1991
"The Next Ten Years", Institute of Contemporary Art,
1991
Boston MA Boston Center for the Arts Drawing Exhibition,Invitational
1991
"Mapping", DeCordova Museum, Lincoln MA
1990
"Une Touche Suisse", Galerie Bonnier, Geneva Switzerland
1990
"Sixth Triennial Exhibition", Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton , Montreal-Boston Exchange Exhibition
1990
"Satellite Intelligence", La Jolla Art Museum, La Jolla,CA and MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
1989
"The Unquiet Landscape: Recent Expressionist and Fantasy Landscape Paintings", Arts Club of Chicago and Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York NY
1988
"Summer Review", Stux Gallery, Boston MA
1988
"Travelling Scholarship Exhibition". School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA;
1987
"Diamonds are Forever", Albany State Museum, Albany NY (travelled nationwide)
1987
"Miniatures", Stux Gallery, Boston, MA
1987
"Illusion in Art: Perception/Descripti/Deception" Boston University Art Gallery, Boston MA
1986
"Boston Collects", Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,MA
1986
"Landscape Observed/Imagined", Alan Frumkin Gallery,New York NY
1986
"Insight: A Look at the Development of Six Boston Artists", North Hall
Gallery; Mass. College of ArtBoston MA (curated by David Bonetti)
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1986
"Expressionism in Boston: 1945-1985" Decordova Museum,Lincoln, MA
1986
"Inaugural" Stux Gallery, New York NY
1986
"Contemporary Still Life", Rathbone Gallery, Alabama
1984
"Major Paper Works", Stux Gallery, Boston MA
Gallery, Boston MA
1984
"12 on 20 by 24: Large Format Polaroids", Museum School Art Gallery, Boston MA
1984
"Disarming Images: Art for Nuclear Disarmament",
(toured USA 1984-1986)Brockton, MA
1983
"Five Boston Artists",Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago Ill
1983
"Painting and Sculpture Exhibition", Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
1983
"Boston Now", Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
1982
"Gallery Artists", Stux Gallery, Boston, MA
1982
"Artists for Nuclear Disarmament", Van Buren/ Brazelton, Cambridge, MA
1981 "Travelling Fellowship Exhibition", Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1981
Alan Stone Gallery, New York NY
1978
"Art of the State", Boston University, Boston, MA



AWARDS AND GRANTS
2007
The Saint Botolph Club Foundation Award
2007
Artadia Find for the Arts Award
2006
The Liguria Study Cente; One Month Fellowship/residiency, Genoa, Italy
2003
The Gottlieb Foundation - Individual Support Grant ($20,000)
2001
Liguria Study Center Fellowship, The Bogliasco Foundation, Genoa, Italy
1993
Camargo Foundation, Artist in Residence Grant; Cassis,France
1992
NEFA/ NEA - Regional Painting Grant
1988
School of the Museum of Fine Arts- Alumni Travelling Fellowship
1985
Massachusetts Artists Foundation- Fellowship in Painting
1983
Berkshire Museum Painting and Sculpture Exhibit- First Prize awarded by Patterson Sims, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art
1981
Massachusetts Artists Foundation- Fellowship in Painting
School of the Museum of Fine Arts- Travelling Fellowship
1978
Massachusetts Artists Foundation- Fellowship in Painting
1976
Massachusetts Artists Foundation- Finalist in Painting
1973
Roswell Museum- Artist in Residence Grant
1971
School of the Museum of Fine Arts- Travelling Fellowship

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Addison Museum of American Art
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park
MIT
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University
Davis Museum, Wellesley College
Arkansas Center for the Arts
First National Bank of Boston
Fideliity
IBM
Polaroid Corporation
Prudential Life Insurance Company
Federal Reserve Bank, Boston
The Residency Collection, Roswell, NM
Wellington Management, Boston
Palmer and Dodge, Boston
Boston Public Library
Alan Stone Gallery, NY
Galerie Bonnier, Geneva Switzerland
Stux Gallery, NY
The Boston Athenaeum


EDUCATION

1971
The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in affiliation with Tufts University: M.F.A. Painting
1969
The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in
affiliation with Tufts University: B.F.A. Painting Cum Laude
1963-64
Clark University, Worcester MA



TEACHING


1982-Present
School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA Full time permanent Painting Faculty: Teaching of undergraduate and graduate students

EDITING AND WRITING

1997-2002
Art Editor of AGNI Literary Journal




SELECTED GUEST TEACHING AND LECTURES


2006
Fine Arts Work Center/ Massachusetts College of Art Low Residency MFA Program; Visiting Artist
2004
Milton Academy, Milton, MA; Melissa Dilworth Gold Visiting Artist Series
2003
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown MA
2000
Welleslley College, Vistiting artist
1999
Dartmouth College Visiting Artist
1994
Massachusetts College of Art
1990
List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge,MA
1989
Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Cambridge,MA
1989
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
1989
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1989
DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1987
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1984
Wright State University, Dayton, O


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Allara, Pamela
Expressionism in Boston: 1945-1985 (exhibition catalogue) DeCordova Museum of Art, Lincoln, MA "The Scope of Boston Art is Broader than it Would Appear",Art News, November, 1981, "Boston Review", Art News January, 1979 "Boston Expressionism Today" Art New England October 1985 6:10 p.6

Baker, Kenneth
"Boston Now" Boston Phoenix, June, 1983 "Figurative Languages" Boston Phoenix May, 1982

Banks, Gail
"Six Boston Artists Who Are About To Make it Big" Boston Magazine May, 1983

Belz, Carl
"Visual Memoirs", Exhibition catalogue, 2000
Bergstein, Gerry
"It's About Freedom" Art New England 6/01

Bonetti, David
"Making the Center Hold" The Boston Phoenix April 7, 1989 , "Art: Brockton Now" Boston Phoenix June 26, 1987 "Gerry Bergstein" Art News February, 1986 p. 109, "Art" Boston Phoenix November 1985 "Unstonewalling Jackson and Other Adventures In The Gallery Trade", Boston Phoenix November 9, 1985 p. 5,10

Chiapella, Julie;
"New Artist Featured at Sesnon" Santa Cruz Sentinal; 2/7/97
Freeman, Nan
"Bergstein at Stux Gallery" Art New England May 1983

Gorden, Peter
"Diamonds are Forever", (exhibition catalogue) New York State Museum Albany, NY 1987

Guiliano, Charles
"Gerry Bergstein" New York Arts 5/02
"Gerry Bergstein" Art New England April, 1992

Hill, Shawn
"Gerry Bergstein" Art New England 6/02
Klaric, Arlette
"Contemporary Art of Visual Deception in New England: Social and Aesthetic Perspectives" Illusion in Art (exhibition catalogue) Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA 1987

Hopkins, Randi " Editor's Picks- Whrer the Art Is" The Bosotn Phoenix, 12/23/05

Koslow, Francine
"Gerry Bergstein" ArtForum Summer, 2002
"Gerry Bergstein" Artforum April 1992 "Gerry Bergstein: A Self-Confessed Couch Potato" Artforum February 1990 "Gerry Bergstein" Art New England July 1996

Lafo Rachel
1989 "The Surrealism of Everyday Life" Exhibiition catalogue for one person show
2002 "Painting in Boston From 1950-2000; Exhibiiton Catalogue
2004 "Self Evidence: Identity in Contemporary Art

Lloyd, Ann Wilson
"Gerry Bergstein",Art in America, July 1995

Loveless, Natalie, Big Red and Shiny; 5/04; Gerry Bergstein at Howard Yezerski

McFadden, Sarah
"Report From Boston" Art in America, May 1983

McQuaid, Cate
"Exhibit Showcases Studios Exploration Of The Art Of The Print
The Boston Globe ; 10/24/04
""John O'Reilly: Panoramas and Gerry Bergstein New Paintings "
"The Best of 2002" The Boston Globe 12/29/02
"Self Portraits of an Artist Facing Mortality" The Boston Globe, 4/19/02
"Depth and Illusion-Varieties of Abstract Space" The Boston Globe 10/29/98
"Gerry Bergstein: New Paintings; The Boston Globe 11/18/99
"Gerry Bergstein's fruit bears illusions" Boston Globe May 1, 1997

Melnyczuk, Askold ; Editor ; "Gerry Bergstein" Arrowsmiith Press; 2006
Miller, Sue, Editor
"The Passage of Time" Ploughshares, Fall 1993.
Gerry Bergstein

Millis, Christopher,
"North by Northwest Goodies at the DeCordova and
Fitchburg"The Boston Pheonix; 3/5/04
"Gallery Blossoms"; The Bosotn Pheonix 4/045

Poloner, Palmer
"Bergstein at Allan Stone Gallery" Artspeak June 1983.

Ross, David
Boston Now (exhibition catalogue) Institute of Contemporary Art Boston MA 1983.

Ruescher, Scott
"Starlight and Sketchpad" Arts Editor; 12/99

Runnqvist, Jan
"Une Touche Suisse" Galerie Bonnier 1961-1991" (exhibition catalogue) Geneva, Switzerland 1991

Silver, Joanne
"Painter Brings Life To Portraits of Decay" The Boston Sunday Herald February 2, 1992. "Exhibit surveys the artist's landscape" Boston Herald May 2, 1997
"Contemporary Self-Portraits Ech Life Views At De Cordova"

Sims, Patterson
Berkshire Art Association 1983 Painting and Sculpture Exhibition (exhibition catalogue) Berkshire Art Museum, Pittsfield, MA 1983.

Stange, Eric
"Greater Boston Arts -Expessionism in Boston" WGBH Telivision 11/24/02

Stapen, Nancy
"Disquieting Images of Another World" The Boston Globe January 23, 1992. "Inside Bergstein's Imaginings" Boston Sunday Herald April 9, 1989. "Gerry Bergstein" Artforum February 1986 p. 109. "Show Marks Turning Point for Artists" Boston Herald November 1985. "Boston Now: Figuration" Art New England, June, 1982. "Young Artists Shine" Boston Herald July 25, 1985.
"10th Boston Now" The Boston Globe June 20, 1991 "Gerry Bergstein at Howard Yezerski" Art News October 1997

Stebbins, Theodore
"Boston Collects"(exhibition catalogue) Boston Museum of Fine Arts,1987

Sussman, Elizabeth
Boston Now: Figuration (exhibition catalogue) Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA 1982 "Strange Friut, Gerry Bergstein (exhibition catalogue) Stux, New York 1986.

Tarlow, Lois
"Alternative Space: Gerry Bergstein" Art New England June 1985

Taylor, Robert
"An Adroit Balance of Manic and Austere" Boston Sunday Globe April 2, 1989 "Boston Now: Figuration" The Boston Globe, May 1982 "Illusion in Art Review" Boston Globe.

Temin, Christine
"Fink, Bergstein Refine Their Styles" The Boston Globe April 20, 1989. "Bergstein's Dance Macabre on Canvas"The Boston Globe March 1983

Unger, Miles
"Gerry Bergstein at Howard Yezerski Gallery" Art New England February-March 1995

Zevitas, Seven
"New American Paintings A Juried Exhibition in Print" 1998
"New American Paintings A Juried Exhibtion in Print" 2000

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