Michael Bergt
2016 8th Annual NUDE Exhibition,” Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio. August 12th-September 9th. “83rd Annual Awards Exhibition,”“ National Sculpture Society, Brookgreen Gardens, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, August 6th-October 30th. “Drawn That Way,” Offroads Productions, Santa Fe, New Mexico. July 16th -23rd. “Anamorfosi,” Galleria Civica D’Arte Contemporanea, Siracusa, Italy. July 1st -17th. “The Art of Scandal: What Would Isabella Stewart Gardner Collect Today?” Childs Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts. March 16th-May 14th. “Hour by Hour: An Invitation to Rome.” Q Art Salon, Santa Ana, California. March 5th-April 22nd.
Born July 8, 1956, Deshler, Nebraska

Museum Exhibitions

  "Michael Bergt: Bronze Sculptures From the Evansville Collections," Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, Indiana 2010.

Mid-Career Retrospective, "Crossing the Lines," Arnot Museum, Elmira, New York, traveling to: Chapel Art Center, St. Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire. 2006-2007.

"The Human Pageant," Evansville Museum of Art and Science, Evansville, Indiana. 1998

Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, Michigan. 1998.

Awards and Prizes

2016 Elected "Fellow," of the National Sculpture Society (NSS).
2000 "Grand Prize," "Realism Today," American Artist Magazine Competition, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.

Solo Exhibitions

  Nuart Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2016, 2015, 2013
Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2011, 2009, 2008
John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California, 2003, 2000, 1990, 1986, 1984, 1983, 1981, 1980
Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico 2006, 2005, 2002, 1998, 1995
DC Moore Gallery, New York, New York 1997
Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, New York, 1993,1991
Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 2003
Horwitch Newman Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona 1996
Santa Fe East Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1989, 1988,1986
Caixa De Barcelona, Sala Lloret, Spain, 1986

Group Exhibitions

2015 "Figures and Interiors," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California. November 20 - December 19.
2014 "The Armory Show," Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico. April 11 - June 1.
"2014 Martha and Merritt deJong Foundation Art in Residence 20-Year Retrospective," Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, Indiana. March 30 - July 6
"Drawings," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California. August 14 - September 27.
"Figurations III," Nuart Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. November 7 - December 7.
"Sacred Body; Sacred Sensuous II," Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico. November 14. Wheelhouse Art Gallery, November 26.
2013 "Untarnished: Egg Tempera Paintings and Silverpoint Drawings," Mercy Gallery, Richmond Art Center, The Lomis Chaffee School, Windsor, Connecticut. September 24 - October 28.
"Figures," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California. March 22 - April 13.
2012 "Figurations" Nuart Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. December 21 - January 3, 2013.
"Drawings: Investigations and Explorations," Sisko Gallery, Seattle, Washington. November 15 - December 30.
"3 du Nouveau-Mexique," Gordes, France. July 1 - July 13.
"Re-Presenting The Nude," Evoke Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. July 6.
"Heads Up," Steven Boone Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. July 6.
"Gallery Artists Group Show," Guest curator: Will Wilson, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California. May 25 - June 23.
"5th Year Anniversary Show," Sisko Gallery, Seatle, Washington. January 5 - February 5.
"Interlopers," Evoke Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. March 2 - March 31.
"Persons of Interest (Portraits and Figures)," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California. March 16 - April 14.
"Gold," Lower Belvedere Palace, Vienna, Austria. April 15 - June 17.
2011 "Decadence," Evoke Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. July 1 - July 31.
"Body Works," Sisko Gallery, Seattle, Washington. May 26 - July 10.
"Intention: The Nude," Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado. April 30 - June 26.
"Contemporary Masters of Egg Tempera," Saks Gallery, Denver, Colorado. March 25 - April 16.
"Size Matters: Very Large to Very Small," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California. February 18 - March 26.
2010 "Re-Presenting the Nude," Evoke Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. July 1 - July 31.
"The Human Figure," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California. February 26 - April 10.
"A Contemporary View of Women Reading," The Forbes Galleries, New York, New York. February 10 - April 17.
2009 "Bird's Nest Invitational," Brandon Michael Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico. February 13.
"The Object Project," Museum of Outdoor Arts, Denver, Colorado. February 20 - May 23.
"Beyond the Object Project," Gallery 1261, Denver, Colorado. February 21.
"The Luster of Silver," Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science, Evansville, Indiana. June 28 - September 13.
"Small Works Show," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California. July 9 - August 8.
"Group Show, Pt. 1," The Clement Art Gallery, Try, New York. July 31 - August 26.
"On Paper," Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, New York. September 10 - October 17.
"A Figural Presence," Alva deMars Megan Chapel Art Center, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire.
2008 "The Object Project," Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville. South Carolina, February 3 - April 27.
"The Object Project," Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma. May 25 - August 17.
"The Object Project," Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga. Tennessee, September 14 - December 7.
2007 "The Object Project," Evansville Museum, Evansville, Indiana. October 14, 2007 - January 6, 2008.
2006 "New York Realism Invitational," Karen Jenkins-Johnson Gallery, New York, New York.
"Elected Members Invitational," National Sculpture Society, New York, New York.
"Salon 06," Salon d'Arts. Denver, Colorado.
"Tomorrow's Artists Today," Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2005 "Re-Presenting Representation VII," Arnot Museum, Elmira, New York.
"Sculpture," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"Paint What You Want," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"Valentines," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"Salon Series: Collecting Under $2000," Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2004 "Contemporary Realism: Selections from the Arnot Art Museum," Lyme Academy College of Art, Old Lyme, Connecticut.
"Precious Metals," Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Realism Now: Traditions and Departures, Mentors and Protégés, Part II," Vose Contemporary, Boston, Massachusetts.
"Trompe L'Oeil," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"First International Human Figure Show," Kent Gallery, Key West, Florida.
"What's Love Got To Do With It?" Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona.
"Uninterrupted Mysteries," J. Cacciola Gallery, Bernardsville, New Jersey.
"2004 National Drawing Exhibition," Wiford & Vogt Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2003 "From the Realms of Glory: Angels in American Art," Cahoon Museum of Art, Cotuit, Massachusetts.
" Self Portraits," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"Preddrag Pajdic & Michael Bergt: Classic Form," Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Invitational Figure Show," Wiford & Vogt Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Magic Realists: A New Generation," February 5-May 3, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, Colorado.
"Tempera/New Temperaments," Frye Art Museum, March 7-June 2003, Seattle Washington.
"Re-Presenting Representation VI," Arnot Museum, Elmira, New York.
2002 "Through the Looking Glass," Auction, June 14, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

"Tempera/New Temperaments:"
Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, September 22-November 3, Evansville, Indiana.
Turner Carroll Gallery, November 22-December, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

"Egg Tempera: An Enduring Tradition:"
Miami Dade Community College, May 2-June 7, Miami, Florida.
Mary Wahington College Museum, August 26-October 11, Fredricksburg, Virginia
Wistariahurst Museum, November 2002-January 2003, Holyoke, Massachusetts.

2001 "Re-presenting Representation V," Arnot Museum, Elmira New York. "Tempera Painting 2001 Exhibition," Leighton House Art Gallery and Museum, London.
"Egg Tempera: An Enduring Tradition," St. Luke's Gallery, Anna Maria College, Paxton, Massachusetts.
"Turner Carroll Gallery, Tenth Anniversary," Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Homage to..." John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"Figure and Form," John Cacciola Gallery, New York, New York.
2000 "Realism Today," American Artist Magazine Exhibition, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"American Scene II," Van Vechten-Lineberry Taos Art Museum, Taos, New Mexico
"Society of Gilders: Masterworks 2000," Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina.
"Michael Bergt and Scherer & Ouporov, New Egg Tempera Paintings," Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Introductions," John Cacciola Gallery, New York, New York.
"Still Lifes, Florals, and Trompe l'Oeil," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"International Drawing Exhibition," Turner Carroll Gallery Santa Fe, New Mexico.
1999 "Drawings," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"Miami Art Fair," Miami, Florida.
"American Scene," Van Vechten-Linberry Taos Art Museum, Taos, New Mexico.
"A Figurative Renaissance II," Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Magic Realism: An American Response to Surrealism," June 12-September 6, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania.
"Trompe l'Oeil," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
1998 "Realism Knows No Bounds," van de Griff Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"The Magnificent Subject IV," Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Five Sculptors," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
1997 "Re-Presenting Representation III," Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York.
"A Figurative Renaissance," Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Realism Knows No Bounds," van de Griff Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Spring Exhibition," Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Celebrate Summer in San Francisco," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"The Derriere Guard Festival," The Kitchen, New York, New York.
"Figures and Interiors," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"Still Lifes and Florals," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
1996 "International Small Drawings," Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Annual Holiday Exhibition," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"The Order of Things: Contemporary American and European Still Life," September 8-December 8, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, Indiana.
"Realism '96," van de Griff Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"The Magnificent Subject lll," St. John's College, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Tradition, American Realism: Past and Present," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"Contemporary American Realist Painters," The Gallery Halls Crown Center, Kansas City , Missouri.
"Inaugural Exhibition," DC Moore Gallery, New York, New York.
1995 "47th Annual American Academy Purchase Exhibit," The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, New York.
"Works on Paper 1889-1995," Frank Croft Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Departures and Disclosures," Rettig Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Enduring Inspriation: New Mexico Landscape Painting 1995," Cline Fine Art, Santa Fe. New Mexico.
"Heroes and Heroines," New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey.
1994-
1995
"West Art & The Law," organized by West Publishing, Eagan, Minnesota traveled to:
The Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, Washington;
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana;
Canton Art Institute, Canton, Ohio;
Gallery of Contemporary Art, Colorado Springs, Colorado;
Tyler Art Gallery, SUNY, Oswgo, New York.
1994 "Winter Group Show," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"Group Exhibition," Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, New York.
"Four Figurative Artists," Horwitch LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Eros & Identity," Stuart Levy Fine Art, New York, New York.
"From Barbizon to Santa Fe," Amos Joseph Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Realism '94," Fletcher Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Who Needs A Bathing Suit, Anyway? Naked Men and Women in American Art," Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, New York.
1993-
1994
"Artist Select, Part 1: November 20, 1993-January 15, 1994," Artist Space, New York, New York.
1993 "Small Works For The Holidays," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"Still Life: 1963-1993," Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"The Art of Protest," Benton Gallery, Southampton, New York.
"The Artist as Subject: Paul Cadmus," Midtown Payson Galleries,New York, New York.
"Voyeur: A Show of the Erotic," Rod Goebel Gallery, Taos, New Mexico.
"Major Works," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"The Magnificent Subject," The College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"North American Sculpture Exhibition," The Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado.
"Self Portrait: The Changing Self," New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey.
1992 "Midtown Flower Show," Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, New York.
"Fine Works on Paper," Frank Croft Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"Man Revealed," Graham Modern, New York, New York.
"Human Conditions, American 20th Century Paintings & Drawings," Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut.
"Beyond Realism, Image & Enigma," Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania.
"Figurative Sculpture," One West Gallery, Ft. Collins, Colorado.
"Figurative Sculpture," Mariani Gallery, University of Colorado, Greely, Colorado.
"Sculpture In The Park Exhibition," Loveland, Colorado.
"The Figure," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"Dealers' Choice," In Collaboration, Santa Monica, California.
"Still Lifes and Florals," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California.
"I Myself & Me," Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, New York.
"An Artists Christmas," Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, New York.
1991 "Images in American Art 1960-1990," Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania
"The Regilded Age," Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey
"Sculpture In The Park Exhibition," Loveland, Colorado
1989 "Through the Window," Midtown Gallery, New York, New York
"Celebrate Summer," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California
"Varying Images," Carol Siple Gallery, Denver, Colorado
"Third Anniversary Show," Carol Siple Gallery, Denver, Colorado
1988 "The Nude," Midtown Galleries, New York, New York
"Tomorrow's Collectables Today," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California
"Small Works for the Holiday Season," John Pence Gallery, San Franciso, California
"A Gathering of Artists," Carol Siple Gallery, Denver, Colorado
"Second Anniversary Show," Carol Siple Gallery, Denver, Colorado
1987 "Major New Works," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California
"Small Works for the Holiday Season," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California
"Fons D'Art Diari Avui," Traveling Collection, Center De Cultura, Tordera, Spain
1985 "1975-1985 First Decade in Review," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California
"1st Biennal D'Art FC Barcelona," Palau de Pedralbes, Barcelona, Spain
"VII Salon De Otono," Caixa De Plasencia, Spain
1982 "San Francisco Arts Festival," San Francisco, California
"Works on Paper," John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, California

Collections

  Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York
Ava de Mars Megan Chapel Art Center, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire.
California Palace of the Legion of Honor, The Achenbach Collection, San Francisco, California
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
Currier Museum, Manchester, New Hampshire
Eastern New Mexico State University, Portales, New Mexico
Evansville Museum, Evansville, Indiana
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - de Young Museum, San Francisco, California
Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Michigan State University Art Museum, East Lansing, Michigan
Fons D'Art del Diari Avui, Barcelona, Spain
St. John's College, Santa Fe, New Mexico
The Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico
West Publishing, Eagan, Minnesota (Art & the Law, Purchase Award, 1994)

Bibliography

2013 "A Gift From The Heart: American Art from the Collection of James and Barbara Palmer," Museum Catalogue, Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania. Page 96.
"Untarnished," American Art Collector Magazine, page 140, September 2013.
"Michael Bergt: Cross-cultural allusions," American Art Collector Magazine, page 100, July 2013.
2012 "Figuration: Upcoming Group Show," American Art Collector Magazine, page 136, December 2012.
2011 "Michael Bergt: About Face, Upcoming Exhibitions," American Art Collector Magazine, page 134, August 2011.
"Michael Bergt," Santa Fean Magazine, page 76, June/July 2011.
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2008 Parks, John A., "Water-Based (Not Watercolor): Michael Bergt on Egg Tempera," American Artist Magazine/Watercolor Highlights, 2008.
Beyond Representation: San Francisco June 5 - July 19, 2008 (Exhibition Catalogue), Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, California.
O'Hern, John, "Shades of Love: From maternal bonds to passionate devotion, seven painters seek to depict the true heart of love in all its many glories," American Art Collector, February 2008.
Rose, Joshua, "The Bones of Art," American Art Collector, January 2008.
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Wilber, Ken, Audio Interview, "Crossing Lines: States, Structures, and the I of the Beholder," "Crossing Lines: Exploring the Work of Michael Bergt," Integral Naked website. June 4, 2007.
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Smith, Craig, "A Myth and a Hit," Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo, June 23-29, 2006.
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2005 Re-Presenting Representation, (Exhibition Catalog) Arnot Museum, Elmira, New York.
2004 Alt, Jeanette, "Human Interest: The Art of Michael Bergt," Santa Fean Magazine, November 2004, pages 40-41.
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Costanza, Frank S., "Many Practices Make Perfect," American Artist Drawing, Fall, 2004.
Soderberg, Paul, "Mastery Triumphant in San Francisco," Art-Talk, April 2004.
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Gangelhoff, Bonnie, "The Art of Drawing," Southwest Art, February 2003.
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Smith, Craig, "The Egg and Eye," Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo, Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 12, 2002.
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&Figures: Realism Today," American Artist, October, 2000.
Cline, Lynn, "Drawing exhibit highlights root of all arts," Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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Quatro, Joe, "Tension gives show an energy beyond the ordinary," Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo, Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 6, 1999.
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Indyke, Dottie, "An Artful Yearning to Live in the Clouds," Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo, Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 11, 1998.
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Additional Experience

2005 Juror, "71st Regional," Arnot Museum, Elmira, New York.
2004 Juror for "52nd Mid-States Art Exhibition," Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, Indiana.
2003 Juror for "Western Michigan Art Show," Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Lecture, "Revival of Tempera Painting," Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington.
1998 Juror for "Arts International," El Paso Arts Association, El Paso, Texas
1997 Co-Founder of Society Of Tempera Painters, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1996 Juror for "First National Juried Egg Tempera Exhibition," Amos Joseph Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1995 Lecture, "Media and the Artistic Process," Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, Michigan
1993 Juror for "Realism Today," sponsored by Bristal Myers Squibb Company, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, Indiana
Lecture and Demonstration, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, Indiana

Teaching Experience

2005 "American Artist's Methods and Materials Convention," Egg Tempera workshop, October 6, Pasadena, California.
2004 Arnot Art Museum, "Egg Tempera Painting," June 4-11, Elmira, New York.
2002 Glen Oaks Community College, "Egg Tempera Painting," June 10-14, Centerville, Michigan.
2001 The Artisan Santa Fe, "Egg Tempera Painting," June 18-22, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
1998 Evansville Museum of Art and Science, "Egg Tempera Painting," June 22-26, Evansville, Indiana
The Academy of Realist Art, "Egg Tempera Painting," January 5-10, Seattle, Washington
1997 Kalamazoo Institute of Art, "Egg Tempera Painting," October 27-31, Kalamazoo, Michigan
The Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts, "Egg Tempera Painting," August 11-15, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1996 The Academy of Realist Art, "Egg Tempera Painting," September 16-21, Seattle, Washington
1995 The Academy of Realist Art, "Egg Tempera Painting," August 21-25, Santa Fe, New Mexico