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Jason Berger (Estate)

BIOGRAPHY

Born: Malden, Massachusetts

1924-2010



EDUCATION

The Boston Museum School, 1949

University of Alabama, 1943 - 44

Ossip Zadkine (Atelier in Paris), 1950 - 52




TEACHING

1983-1986 The Art Institute of Boston, Summer School in Normandy

1973-1988 Art Institute of Boston

1971-1972 Boston University

1969-1970 State University of New York at Buffalo

1957-1959 Wellesley College

1956-1969 The Boston Museum School

1955 Mt. Holyoke College




HONORS

Kattz, Lois, "The Paintings of Jason Berger"
Phar Na International, Inc., Toyko, Japan, 1998

Monograph with c. 150 color reproductions to be published under the aegis of The Sackler Foundation Video: Jason Berger at the Edge of the World. Directed by Howard Posner. 43 minutes. Shown at Boston University, College of Communication, June 23, 1993; Boston Museum of Fine Arts, October 3, 1993; aired of WGBH, May 31, 1994.

Interviewed and archived by Art Archives of America, Smithsonian Institution, 1979 - 80; 1994

Who's Who in America, 1977 - present

Member of the Bicentennial Task Force Boston 200, Boston, Massachusetts, 1975

Direct Vision Catalogue funded by Massachusetts Council on Arts and Humanities, 1973

Who's Who in American Art, 1970 - present         




AWARDS

1983 The Copley Society at Boston City Hall, Boston, Massachusetts

1970 State University of New York at Buffalo, Faculty Research Fellowship

1961, 1955 Boston Arts Festival, Boston Massachusetts

1957 The Boston Museum School, Clarissa Bartlett Traveling Scholarship

1949 The Boston Museum School, Paige Traveling Scholarship for Study Abroad

Festival -- Grand Prize, awarded by Jacques Lipchitz, 1955




COLLECTIONS

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

Boston Sheraton, Boston Massachusetts

Chase National Bank, New York, NY

Smith College, Northampton, MA

Rose Art Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Rockefeller Medical Center, New York, NY

The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Numerous other public and private collections




SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009 The Art Store, Selected Works, Charleston, WV

2008 Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Essential Jason Berger, Boston, MA

2008 Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA

2008 Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle, PA

2007 Arqué Galeria de Arte, Jason Berger Revisited, Lisboa, Portugal

2006 Ernesto Myans Galleries, JASON BERGER: THE MASTER AT 80, Santa Fe, NM

2006 Judi Rotenberg Gallery, WOOD CUTS, Boston, MA

2006 University of New England, DIRECT VISION PAINTINGS, Maine

2006 ARQUE, Galeria de Arte, Lisbon, Portugal

2006 Jameson Modern, The Color of Life, Portland, ME

2005 Direct Vision, Arque Galeria de Arte, Lisboa, Portugal

2005 Galerie Katia Granoff, Honfleur, France

2004 Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA

2004 Tapper-Popermajer, Jason Berger, Malmo, Sweden

2004 Maison-Henri, Normandy, France

2002 Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Jason Berger, Boston, MA
2001 Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Jason Berger, Boston, MA

2000 Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA

2000 Maison Henri IV/Saint Valery en Caux, JASON BERGER: RECENT PAINTINGS, Normandy, France

1998 Judi Rotenberg Gallery, The Paintings of Jason Berger, Boston, MA

1994 Mercury Gallery, JASON BERGER: FIFTY YEARS OF PAINTING, Boston, MA

1991 Mayans Galleries, Santa Fe, NM

1990 Art Communication International (Art Com'In), Rouen, France

1988, 1990 Alon Gallery, Brooking, MA

1987 The Art Store, Charleston, WV

1986 Simmons College, The Trustman Art Gallery, Boston, MA

1982 Field Branch Library, PAINTING OF PORTUGAL, Cambridge, MA

1981 Galeria Jornal de Noticias, Oporta, Portugal

1979 Christian Herter Center, NEW PAINTINGS FROM PORTUGAL, Boston, MA

1979 MacIvor Reddie Gallery, JASON BERGER/ 37 YEARS OF PRINTMAKING, Boston, MA

1977 ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF ARTS & SPORTS, Ferragudo, Algarve, Portugal

1976 Brookline Town Hall, HOMAGE TO REVERE BEACH, Brookline, MA

1971 Helen Bumpus Gallery, Duxbury, MA

1967 Nashua Art Center. Nashua, NH

1962, 1972 Joan Peterson Gallery, Boston, MA

1961 Pace Gallery, Boston, MA

1960 Gallery 10, DRAWINGS, Boston, MA

1960 Nova Gallery, Boston, MA

1958, 1957, 1956 Peridot Gallery, New York, NY

1956, 1952 Swetzoff Gallery, Boston, MA

1955 Fitchburg  Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA

1954 Deerfield Academy, Derailed, MA

1950 Institute of Modern Art, Boston, MA




GROUP SHOWS

2008 Small Works, The Art Store, Charleston, WV

2008 Best of Summer, The Art Store, Charleston, WV

2006 Three Artists, Three Generations, Palacio de Galeria, Tavira, Portugal

2004 The Visionary Decade : New Voices in Art in 1940’s Boston, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA

1991 Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

1990 Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

1989 Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

1988 Museum School Faculty Exhibition, 1980- 1988, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA

1987 Joseph Ablow, Jason Berger: Boston Colorists, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA

1986 Expressionism in Boston: 1945- 1985, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

1985 Southeastern Massachussetts University, North Dartmouth, MA

1985 Boston Arts Festival, Boston, MA

1983 Visconti Gallery, Boston, MA

1983 The Copley Masters Exhibition, Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, MA

1983 Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

1982 Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine

1980 A Centennial Exhibition, Copley Society, Boston, MA

1978 The Direct Vision, Phoenix Gallery, Concord, NH

1977 355 Gallery, Boston, MA

1977 Paintings of Portugal, (In conjunction with Festival of Portugal and Spain)Sheraton- Boston Hotel, Boston, MA

1977 The Direct Vision, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA

1976 The Direct Vision, Walters Gallery,Regis College, Weston, MA

1976 The Direct Vision, The Academy of the Arts, Easton, MD

1976 The Direct Vision, Hilles Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

1976 The Direct Vision, MacIvor Reddie Gallery, Boston, MA

1975 The Direct Vision Paints Boston, State House, Doric Hall, Boston, MA. Funded by Mass Council on Arts and Humanities

1975 The Direct Vision: 14 Days in May, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA

1975 Paysages Francaises, Bibliotheque Francaise, Boston, MA

1975 The Direct Vision: Exhibition and Symposium, St. Paul's School Concord, NH

1974 The Direct Vision, New Hampton School, Hampton, NH

1974 The Direct Vision, Point Gallery, Kittery Point, Maine

1974 The Direct Vision: 100 Paintings, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

1973 Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA

1973 The Direct Vision, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA

1973 The Direct Vision, MacIvor Reddie Gallery, Boston, MA

1972 Direct Vision Show, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA

1969 Museo de Artes Populares, Patzcuaro, Mexico
1969 Providence Art Festival, Providence, RI

1967 Joan Peterson Gallery, Boston, MA

1962 Pennsylvania Academy, Philadelphia, PA

1962 Smith College, Northampton, MA

1962 Institute of Contemporary Art (Dana Collection), Boston, MA

1961 Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA (travelling exhibition, auspices of AFA)

1961 Boston Arts Festival, Boston, MA

1961 Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

1956 Recent Drawings U.S.A., Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1956 Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

1955 Collector's Show, Dallas, TX

1955 Silvermine Art Show, Mystic, CT

1955 Carnegie Institute International, Pittsburgh, PA

1954 Young Printmakers, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.

1954 Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

1954 Carnegie Institute International, Pittsburgh, PA

1954 Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

1954 Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA (travelling exhibition, auspices of AFA)

1954 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1953 Boston Independent Artists, Boston, MA

1953 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1953 Tufts University, Medford, MA

1953 Brandeis University. Waltham, MA

1953 Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA (travelling exhibition, auspices of AFA

1952 Boston Arts Festival, Boston, MA

1952 Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

1952 Salon de la Jeune Sculpture, Musée Rodin, Paris, France

1952 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1950 Galerie Le Grip, Rouen, France

1949 Swetzoff Gallery, Boston, MA. Exhibited through 1957.

1947 Berkshire Museum, Springfield, MA

1947 Downtown Gallery, New York, NY

1947 Boris Mirski Gallery, Boston, MA

1943 Institute of Modern Art, Boston, MA

1943 Boris Mirski Gallery, Boston, MA