One - Four Person Exhibitions (2005-2022)

2020        

Side to Side, Three Ways, Key Projects, Queens, New York (held at Trestle Gallery), Brooklyn, New York      

2019        

Syncopation, Emily Berger and Bob Seng, Odetta Gallery, New York, New York

2018/19   

Emily Berger: Marking Time, Scholes Street Studio, Brooklyn, New York

2017       

Emily Berger/New Paintings, Norte Maar Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Rhythm and Light/Emily Berger, Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, New York

2016        

Abstraction 2016: Color and Surface, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT

Fifty Shades of Black & White, Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, Connecticut 
On and Off the Grid; Generating Abstraction, Kent State University at Stark, Canton, Ohio

2015         

Wave Length, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, New York 

2014         

vis a vis/ Emily Berger and Claire Seidl, The Painting Center, New York, New York    

2013         

Process and Synthesis, Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Seeing Through, (Paintings), 490 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Seeing Through, (Works on Paper), Soapbox Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
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 (2005-2022)


2022          

SONIC, Metaphor Projects, Brooklyn, New York

Digital: American Abstract Artist Prints 2012-2019, Heron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis                     

Blurring Boundaries: The Women of AAA,1936-present, LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA                          

Blurring Boundaries:The Women of AAA,1936-Present, Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana

Spinning Plates and Serious Fun, Odetta Digital, curated by Odetta Gallery

2021          

Magic, Metaphor Projects, Brooklyn, New York

9 Exquisite Corpses, The Art Section, An Online Journal, Curated by Editor-in-Chief, Deanna Sirlin                      

Blurring Boundaries:The Women of American Abstract Artists,1936-Present, Baker Museum, Naples, FL
Blurring Boundaries: The Women of AAA,1936-presentFreedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA
Digital: American Abstract Artists Prints 2012-2019, Gallery at the Visual and Performing Arts Center, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, Connecticut 

Flow and Refresh, Odetta Digital, curated by Odetta Gallery
2020          

11 Women of Spirit, Zurcher Gallery, New York, New York

AAA Digital Prints, 2012-2019, Transmitter Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Blurring Boundaries: The Women of American Abstract Artists, 1936-Present, South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, Indiana  
Essential Works, Odetta Digital, curated by Odetta Gallery    
2019-20     

Thisness and Whatness, Felician University, Rutherford, New Jersey

2019          

Form and Intent, Abstract Project, Paris, France   

Portrait:The Kentler Flatfiles, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, New York

Focus on the Flatfiles; When the Morning Gathers the Rainbow, Kentler International, Brooklyn, New York

Continuity to Change: Recent History of American Abstraction
Tower Fine Arts Gallery, The College at Brockport SUNY, Brockport, New York

Exit 2019, Gallery MC, New York, New York

Exit 2019, Chungbuk-New York International, One Platform for New Future, Chungbuk Cultural Foundation, Korea

2018          

Blurring Boundaries: The Women of American Abstract Artists, 1936-Present,

Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky
Haptic/Optic, Equity Gallery, New York, New York
Between the Color, Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York
The Idiosyncratic Pencil, Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC

Personal Identity Matter, 2018, Gallery MC, New York, New York
2017          

Intercontinental Line, ABSTRACT PROJECT, Paris, France

The Ritual of Construction, Kleinert/James Art Center, Woodstock, New York, Jeanette Fintz, curator

New Additions: Selections from the Kentler Flatfiles, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

2016          

Painting is not a Good Idea, Hallspace, Boston, Mass.

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 YorkJonathan Lippincott, curator               

(Squared)2, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Drishti: A Concentrated Gaze, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, New York, Elizabeth Heskin and Patricia Spergel, curators

The Onward of Art: American Abstract Artists 80th Anniversary Exhibition1285 Avenue of The Americas Art Gallery, New York, New York, curator, Karen Wilkin
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, New York, curator, Rachel Nackman

between a place and candy; new works in pattern+repetition+motif, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, New York, curator, Jason Andrew   

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, curator, Ivan Karp         

American Abstract Artists International 75th AnniversaryGalerie oqbo, and Deutscher Kunstlerbund, Berlin, Germany
Splendor of Dynamic Structure: Celebrating 75 Years of American Abstract 

ArtistsHerbert 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, curator, Florence Neal

2008         

183rd Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American ArtNational Academy Museum, New York, New York 

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 

Conversations in Paint, Akus Gallery, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, Connecticut, and Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary Williamsburg, Virginia


Traveling Group Exhibition 
American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Print Portfolio Exhibition

2020       

Transmitter Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2017         

University of Houston Clearlake

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

2022

Chair, Archives and Interview Project, American Abstract Artists

2022

Panelist, Blurring Boundaries, LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA

2021        

Panelist, Blurring Boundaries, Klein Lecture Hall, Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania

2019

Panelist, Beyond the Gendered Lens, Pen and Brush, New York, New York

2018

Catalogue Editor, Blurring Boundaries, The Women of American Abstract Artists, 1936- Present, published by the Ewing Gallery of Art & Architecture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2014-18   

Vice-President and Exhibitions Chair, American Abstract Artists
2018        

Visiting Artist, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky Radio Interview, WKMS, Murray State NPR Station, October 22
2016        

Visiting Artist, Kent State University at Stark, North Canton, Ohio
2016        

Catalogue Editor, The Onward of Art, AAA 80th Anniversary Exhibition, published by American Abstract Artists, New York, New York
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

2014       

Curator and panelist, Karen Schifano, Paintings and Works on Paper, Melville House, Brooklyn
Flatfiles, TSA Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Geoform.net (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 ArtNational Academy Museum, New York, New York

2006        

Elected to Membership, American Abstract Artists
2004        

Elected to Membership, The Painting Center, New York, New York 
2004        

Curator and panelist, Nature Abstracted, The Painting Center, New York, New York
                                                                                                      
Selected Bibliography

2021

Karen Wilkin, At the Galleries, The Hudson Review, Volume LXXIII, Number 4, Winter, 2021, pp. 623-6            

2020

Karen Schifano, Object and Metaphor: Berger, Lledos, and Uchiyama, Two Coats of Paint, October 18      

Stephen Maine, catalogue essay, Thisness & Whatness, Felician University, Rutherford, NJ

2019        

Catalogue, Exit 2019, One Platform for a New Future, Chungbuk Cultural Foundation, 

Korea, Paul D'Agostino, @postuccio, Marking Time, Scholes Street Studio, January 20
2018        

Rebecca DiGiovanna, Blurring Boundaries:The Women of AAA, 1936-Present, catalogue, published by Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Radio Interview, WKMS, Murray State NPR Station, The Women  Of AAA, October 22, John Michael Colon, Some Roads Yet Untraveled in Abstraction

The Brooklyn Rail, March 5
2017        

Sharon Butler, Effects of Chance: A Conversation with Emily Berger, Two Coats of Paint, November 13

Jason Andrew, catalogue essay, Emily Berger: New Paintings
Joanne Mattera, Rhythm and Light, Joanne Mattera Art Blog, Autumn in New York,      Part 4: Shape, Gesture, Surface

D. Dominick Lombardi, Emily Berger: Rhythm and Light, Huffington Post, September 

26, Sharon Butler, Adirondack idyll, Two Coats of Paint, July 24
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 pattern+repetition+motif
Rhiannon Leigh, Formal Aspects at Cape Cod Museum of Art, artscope, New England’s, 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, catalog, AAA 75th 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, catalog, Splendor of Dynamic Structure,

Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell  University, Ithaca, New York
2008        

Nancy Malloy, catalog, 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.
Capital Group
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Cornell Weill Medical Center
Delaware Art Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Drawings and Prints, New York
Museum of Modern Art, Library Special Collection, New York
Morgan Stanley
New York Public Library
NYU Langone Medical Center
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
Odetta Gallery
IdeelArt.com
 
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