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Ciel Olsen Bergman Edit Profile

also known as Cheryl Bowers

artist , educator

Ciel Olsen Bergman, American Artist, educator. Recipient SECA award Society for Encouragement of Creative Arts, 1975, Tiffany award, 1980. Member Artists' Equity, National Museum Women Painters, Santa Fe Museum Art.

Background

Bergman, Ciel Olsen was born on September 11, 1938 in Berkeley, California, United States. Daughter of George Olaf Olsen and Evelyn Ruth (Melbin) Givant.

Education

Registered Nurse, Santa Rosa (California) Nursing School, 1959; Master of Fine Arts with honors, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1973.

Career

Lecturer in art, California State University, Hayward, 1974-1975; assistant professor, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1975-1976; assistant professor, University of California, Berkeley, 1976-1977; assistant professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1977-1979; associate professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1979-1984; professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1984-1994; professor emerita, University of California, Santa Barbara, since 1994. Speaker in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman exhibitions include Ian Birksted Gallery, London, 1980, 82, Ivory/Kinpton Gallery, San Francisco, 1980, 82, 85, Kirk deGooyer Gallery, Los Angeles, 1981, 83, Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, 1986, Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Forum, 1987, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Los Angeles, Jaffe Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida, 1990, others. Group exhibitions include New York City Municipal Art Society, 1990, On Paper Gallery II, Tokyo, 1990, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, 1990, Masaki Takahashi Tokoro Gallery, Los Angeles, 1990, Warwick Gallery, Seattle, 1991, Donna Beam Gallery, 1992, 93, Berkely (California) Art Center, 1994, Ro Snell Gallery, Santa Barbara, 1994, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum, 1995, numerous others. Collections include The Whitney Museum, New York City, San Diego Museum, The Newport (California) Harbor Museum, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, National Gallery, Washington, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City.

Membership

Member Artists' Equity, National Museum Women Painters, Santa Fe Museum Art.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing, walking, travelling.

Connections

Married Lynn Franklin Bowers, August 29, 1959. Children: Bridgit Lynne, Erik George.

father:
George Olaf Olsen Givant

mother:
Evelyn Ruth (Melbin) Givant

spouse:
Lynn Franklin Bowers

children:
Bridgit Lynne Bergman

Erik George Bergman