Angela Berkson

flame house
encaustic on wood panel, framed
19.25 x 17.25 inches
Exhibit 208 Angela Berkson acrylic on canvas
acrylic on canvas
24 x 20 inches
Exhibit 208 Angela Berkson encaustic on wood panel
orange stemmed disorder
encaustic on wood panel
12 x 11 inches

Exhibit 208 Angela Berkson acrylic on canvas
for heidi
acrylic on canvas
30 x 24 inches
Exhibit 208 Angela Berkson encaustic on wood panel
blue arrow
encaustic on wood panel
18 x 17 inches
Exhibit 208 Angela Berkson encaustic on wood panel
parallel play 3
encaustic on wood panel
20 x 22.5 inches

Exhibit 208 Angela Berkson

Angela Berkson


1989 B.F.A., University of Texas at Austin, Texas. Emphasis in Painting and Mixed Media

1/88 – 5/88 Studio Apprenticeship with artist Rachel Friedberg studying encaustic painting techniques and art theory in New York City

1987 -- 1988 Fine Art program study, College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1985 -- 1987 Fine Art program study, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California


2015, Exhibit/208, side x side, Albuquerque, NM

2014, Michael Warren Contemporary, Layered Perspectives, Denver, CO

2013, Exhibit/208, art◆is◆fact, Albuquerque, NM

2011, Exhibit/208, re:cover, Albuquerque, NM

2008, Box Gallery, Parallel Play, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2007, Exhibit/208, Dirty Drawings, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2006, Box Gallery, Echoes, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2003, Box Gallery, Suspension, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1997, Sally Sprout Gallery, Recent Encaustics, Houston, Texas

1995, Coleman Gallery, Burn In, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1994, Raw Space Gallery, Loaded, Albuquerque, New Mexico


2014, Exhibit/208, (s)and: an introduction, Albuquerque, NM (invitation/collective)

2014,Torrance Art Museum, MAS ATTACK, ARTRA Curatorial Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2014, Michael Warren Contemporary, Introduction, Denver, CO

2012, Gallery Nord, IEA EncaustiCon 2012 International Juried Exhibition, San Antonio, TX

2010, OK Mountain Gallery and Domy Books, 88, curated by Andy Coolquitt, Austin, TX

2009, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque NOW, Albuquerque, NM

2008, Albuquerque Museum, Biennial Southwest, Albuquerque, NM

2007, Ruth Morpeth Gallery, Surface and Beyond, Hopewell, NJ

2006, Artspace 116, Contemporary Art Society Honors, Albuquerque, NM

2003, New Mexico Museum of Fine Arts, The SHOW, Santa Fe, NM

2003, WomanMade Gallery, The Whole Ball of Wax, Chicago, IL

2000, Denise Robergé Gallery, Recent Work, Palm Desert, CA

1998, Richard Levy Gallery, Framed, Albuquerque, NM

1998, The Art Center at Fuller Lodge, Contemporary Art 1998, Los Alamos, NM

1996, Bockrath Gallery, Group Exhibition, Cleveland, OH

1996, Fairleigh Dickinson College Art Gallery, Waxing Minimal, curated by Denise Bibro Fine Art in NYC and exhibited at Hackensack, NJ

1993, KiMO Gallery, Albuquerque Abstract Painters, Albuquerque, NM

1993, Raw Space Gallery, ARTIKULAYT, Albuquerque, NM

1992, Viridian Gallery, Fourth National Juried Exhibition, New York, NY, juried by Elisabeth Sussman, Curator of Paintings, Whitney Museum, New York, NY

1989, Mexic Arte Museum, Quietism, Austin, TX

1989, Huntington Museum, Annual Juried Exhibition, University of Texas, Austin, TX

1987, Los Angeles Art Association, Youthful Enthusiasm, Los Angeles, CA

“Work Ethic: An Interview with Painter Angela Berkson,” Julia Mandeville, Alibi, February 11, 2010.

“Artist’s Images are Revealed in Layers of Mysterious Wax,” Nancy Salem, Albuquerque Tribune, April 20, 2007.

“Santa Fe Summer Preview,” Sarah S. King, Art in America, June/July, 2006.

“Box Echoes,” Janet Long Ford, abqARTS, June, 2006.

“Suspension,” Diane Armitage, THE Magazine, August, 2003.


Contemporary Art Society of New Mexico, Vice-President since 2008

Harwood Art Center, Professional Development Workshop, “Messaging & Storytelling” Panel, 2014

Albuquerque Museum/New Mexico Lawyers for the Arts: “The Art of the Dealer: Best Practices for the Modern Gallery/Artist” Panel, 2014