Bernice Sokol Kramer

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2020 My Mask Is Your Mirror, Gibson Contemporary Gallery

2018 The World is not Flat: People Come Back, Carter Burden Gallery, NYC

2005 From Ghost to Goddess Pleiades Gallery, NYC

1995 Grandma's Room 14 Sculptors Gallery, NYC

1992 Sculpture and Works on Paper 14 Sculptors Gallery, NYC

1989 From a Childhood: Pallet of Dreams Pleiades Gallery, NYC

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018, 2017 Shoebox Art Exhibition Tour, Kyoto Sculpture Association, Kyoto, Japan, Curator: Yu-Whuan

2019. 2018 Small Works Carter Burden Gallery, NYC

2019, It’s a Mad Mad Mad World Pleiades Gallery, NYC

2019, 2017, 2016, 2014 Postcards from the Edge Bortolami Gallery, Sikkema Jenkins Gallery, Luhring Augustine Gallery, Metro Pictures lNYC

2018 Resistance Yiddish NY City Lore Gallery NYC Curators: Tine Kinderman, Deborah Ugoretz

2018 Rise 2018 Noho M55 Gallery, NYC (catalog)

2018 22nd Friends of Pleiades Invitational Pleiades Gallery NYC

2017 Wise Blood Paradice Palase, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY, Curators: Kat Ryals, Lauren Hirschfield

2017 Art from Detritus Viridian Artists NYC, Curator: Vernita Nemec

2017 Holiday Bazaar Carter Burden Gallery NYC

2017 A Political/Apolitical Holiday Show Viridian Artists NYC

2017 Selfies & Self-Portraits:21st C Artists See Themselves Viridian Artists NYC Curator: Vernita Nemec

2017 Small Works Invitational Blue Mountain Gallery, NYC

2017 Alternative Facts Pleiades Gallery, NYC Curator: Denise Adler

2017 Wintertide Pleiades Gallery NYC

2017 Once Upon a Time Viridian Artists NYC Curator: Vernita Nemec

2016 Tree of Life and Evil Eyes Clemente Soto Velez Center, NYC Jurors: Tine Kinderman, Deborah Ugoretz

2016 Unusual Politics: The Madness of Reality Viridian Artists NYC Curator: Vernita Nemec

2016 Cyborgs, Crustaceans and Butterflies: Adornment and Identity in Contemporary Art Pleiades Gallery , NYC

Curator: Denise Adler

2016 Small Works Invitational, Blue Mountain Gallery, NYC

2016 New Awakenings, New Century Artists Central Booking, NYC

2016 Spring Fever Pleiades Gallery

2016 20th Annual Invitational Show Pleiades Gallery, NYC

2015 Boundary-less Pleiades Gallery, NYC, Curator: Reno Oka

2015 Art from Detritus: 20th Anniversary Invitational, Viridian Artists NYC, Curator: Vernita Nemec

2015 Small Works Invitational 2015: Paintings Blue Mountain Gallery, NYC

2015 Small Works Pleiades Gallery, NYC

2015 19th Annual Invitational Show Pleiades Gallery, NYC

2014 “I Found God in Myself “, La Maison d'Art, NYC, Curator, Souleo

2014 18th Annual Invitational Show Pleiades Gallery, NYC

2014 Dumbo Arts Festival Brooklyn, NY

2013 Self & Identity 14 Sculptors, Manhattanville College, Purchase NY

2011 Viridian Artists and Affiliates Viridian Artists, NYC

2009 Fusion: Curator’s Choice Artists Talk on Art, Tenri Cultural Institute of NYC Curator: Thalia Vrachopoulos

2008 Planet in Crisis 14 Sculptors, St. Thomas Aquinas College, NY Curator Siena Porta

2006 Small Works Organization of Independent Artists, NYC

2005, 2006 NewsArt: Art from Another Reality Viridian Artists, NYC

2005, 2006, 2010 Art From Detritus Synagogue for the Arts, NYC Curator: Vernita Nemec

2005 Take It On Faith Atlantic Gallery, NYC

2004 YW Viridian Artists, NYC

2003 Tarts 2/20 Gallery, NYC

2003, 2002 Postcards A.I.R. Gallery, NYC

2003 Curators’ Choice Atlantic Gallery, NYC

2003 Annual Combined Exhibition Salmagundi Club, NYC

2002, 2007, 2013 Generations III A.I.R. Gallery, NYC

2001 Peep Show Get Real Art, NYC

2001 Melange Viridian Gallery, NYC

2001 5th Annual Sculpture and Photo Exhibition Salmagundi Club, NYC

2001 Glue Show, The Collage Assemblage Society, New Century Artists Gallery, NYC

1999, 2000 3rd & 4th Annual Sculpture and Photo Exhibition Salmagundi Club, NYC

1998, 99, 00, 01, 02 Annual Thumb Box Exhibition Salmagundi Club, NYC

1996 Drawn to the Third Dimension 14 Sculptors Gallery, NYC

1995 Night of 1000 Drawings Artists Space, NYC

1995 Maximum Capacity Art Initiatives, NYC

1995 The Raw and the Cooked 14 Sculptors Gallery, NYC

1995 A Moment of Grace Ceres Gallery, NYC

1995 A Woman's Place Prince Street Gallery, NYC

1994 Material Presence 14 Sculptors Gallery, NYC Curator: Carlos Gutierrez-Solona

1993 Challenging Utopia 14 Sculptors Gallery, NYC Curator: Jude Schwendenwein

1993, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02 Winter Invitational Atlantic Gallery, NYC

1992 Columns Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA Curator: Joyce De Guatemala

1991 Cultural Anthropology: Altars and Symbols 14 Sculptors Gallery, NYC Curator: Ricardo Viera

1990 Sculpture: New York at Notre Dame University of Notre Dame South Bend, IN

1988 Paintings, Drawings, Graphics Washington Irving Gallery, NYC

1987 12th Annual New Members Show City Without Walls Gallery Newark, NJ

1986 4-Person Exhibition 22 Wooster Gallery, NYC Curator: Claudia Carr

1986 17th Annual Exhibition Contemporary Artists Guild, NYC Invitational

1986 Small Works 22 Wooster Gallery, NYC Invitational Curator: Claudia Carr

1982-2000 41 Union Square Open Studios, NYC

 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2019 Recycle 2019 BklynWaterfront Artists Coalition, Bklyn, NY Juror: John Cloud Kaiser, Mary Anne Kinsella, Janice Jacob

2018 Et Tu, Art Brute? Andrew Edlin Gallery, NYC Curator: Jamie Sterns

2016 9th Annual Governors Island Art Fair – 4heads, NYC

2015 8th Annual Governors Island Art Fair – 4heads, NYC

2014 Juried Competition Bowery Gallery, NYC Juror: David Cohen

2014 Small Works Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Juror: Mary Negro

2014 Small Works 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Juror: Jessica Porter, Porter Contemporary

2013 Working It Out The Painting Center, NYC Jurors: Mona Brody, Alyce Gottesman, Jo Ann Rothschild (catalog)

2013 Women’s Caucus for Art ‘Bound,’ Catalog, Phoenix Gallery, NY, Juror: Cora Rosevear, MOMA

2013 Small Works Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry NY

2012, 2013 5th & 6th Annual Governors Island Art Fair – 4heads, NYC

2012, 2013 Crest Hardware Art Show Williamsburg, Brooklyn

2011 Curate NYC 2011 Online Exhibition, Juror: Lowery Stokes Sims, Museum of Arts and Design, NYC

2011 Curate NYC 2011 Online Exhibition, Juror: Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011 Curate NYC 2011 Art@Bay Gallery, Staten Island, NY

2011 Governors Island Art Fair, NYC: 14 Sculptors, Head to Toe-Self Portraits Juror: 4Heads

2011 Art From Detritus Williamsburg Art Historical Center, NYC Curator: Vernita Nemec

2010 Curate NYC 2010 Rush Arts, NYC Jurors: Curatorial Committee of 10

2010 Home Is Where the Art Is Pen and Brush, NYC Juror: Stacey C. Hollander, American Folk Art Museum

2009 Fusion: Curator’s Choice Artists Talk on Art, Tenri Cultural Institute of NYC Juror: Thalia Vrachopoulos

2009 27th Annual Juried Exhibition Pleiades Gallery, NYC Juror: Nat Trotman, Guggenheim Museum

2009 63rd Sculpture Exhibition Pen and Brush, NYC Juror: Ellen J. Landis, Grounds for Sculpture, NJ

2009 In Your Dreams Pen and Brush, NYC Juror: Edward J. Sullivan, NYU

2008 Full Circle Pen and Brush, NYC Juror: Deborah Jack, New Jersey City University, NJ

2007 Allied Artists of America 94th Annual Exhibition National Arts Club, NYC

2007 25th Annual Juried Exhibition Pleiades Gallery, NYC Juror: Rebecca Rabinow, Metropolitan Museum of Art

2007 NYU Small Works Exhibition 80 Washington Sq. East Galleries Juror: Jim Kempner

2007 Roles, Rites, and Rituals Pen and Brush, NYC Juror: Diana Kurz

2006 Allied Artists of America 93rd Annual Exhibition National Arts Club, NYC

2006 NYU Small Works Exhibition 80 Washington Sq. East Galleries Juror: Jack Shainman

2006 Cut It Out The Roger Smith Lab Gallery, NYC Curator: Clint Brownfield

2004 22nd Annual Juried Exhibition Pleiades Gallery, NYC Juror: Tracey Bashkoff, Guggenheim Museum

2003 1st Open Juried Show Galleria Galou, Brooklyn, NYC Jurors: Y. Mehri, M. Del Rosario, C. Weiss

2001 19th Annual Juried Exhibition Pleiades Gallery, NYC Juror: Lisa Dennison, Guggenheim Museum

1998 16th Annual Juried Exhibition Pleiades Gallery, NYC Juror: Ivan Karp

1998 173rd Annual Exhibition National Academy Museum, NYC Jurors: C. Romano, G. Leiber, H. Breverman

1997 15th Annual Juried Exhibition Pleiades Gallery, NYC Juror: Donald Kuspit

1997 International Juried Show New Jersey Center of Visual Arts, Summit, NJ Juror: Donald Kuspit

1994 Mamaroneck Artists' Guild Westbeth Gallery, NYC Juror: Serge Hollerbach

1990 8th Annual Juried Exhibition Pleiades Gallery, NYC Juror: Gerrit Henry

1986 5th Annual Metro Show City Without Walls Gallery Newark, NJ Jurors: Y. Arman, S. Eins, C. McCormick

1986 4th Annual Juried Exhibition Pleiades Gallery, NYC Juror: Peter Plagens

1984 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition Pleiades Gallery, NYC Juror: Hedy O'Beil

1983 Sharon Creative Arts Foundation Sharon, CT

1983 Five Towns Music and Arts Festival Woodmere, NY

1982 NYU Small Works Exhibition 80 Washington Sq. East Galleries Juror: Nancy Hoffman

 

AWARDS

2011 George Condo Costume Contest New Museum, NYC

2009 Curator’s Choice Artists Talk on Art Juror: Thalia Vrachopoulos, Tenri Cultural Center, NYC

2006 The Allied Artists of America Award for Graphics 93rd Annual Exhibition, National Arts Club, NYC

2006 Honorable Mention NYU Small Works Exhibition 80 Washington Sq. East Galleries Juror: Jack Shainman

2003 Third Prize-Certificate of Merit “Self-Portrait” Theme Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC

2003 William Alfred White Memorial Award Annual Combined Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC

2001 Honorable Mention (Sculpture) Annual Thumb Box Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC

2001 "Fatto a Mano" Award (Sculpture) 5th Annual Sculpture and Photo Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC

2000 Alphaeus P. Cole Memorial Award (Sculpture) Annual Thumb Box Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC

1999 Oscar L. Olsson Memorial Award (Sculpture) 3rd Annual Sculpture and Photo Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC

1998 President's Award (Sculpture) Annual Thumb Box Exhibition Salmagundi Club, NYC

1998 Prize Beatrice & Sidney Laufman Award (Drawing) National Academy Museum, NYC

1989 First Prize Juried Christmas Show Salmagundi Club, NYC

1982 Juror's Award NYU Small Works Exhibition, NYC Juror: Nancy Hoffman

 

ARTIST PROJECTS

 

2014-Present Gallery Manager Pleiades Gallery, NYC

2011 Exhibition Coordinator , Governors Island Art Fair, NYC: 14 Sculptors, Head to Toe-Self Portraits

2010 Exhibition Coordinator, Henry Gregg Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC

2009 Fusion: Winners of 2009 Curatorial Contest, School of Visual Arts, NYC

2001, 2002 Juror of Awards Annual Kennedy Plaza Fine Arts Show, Long Beach, NY

2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2009,2010 Jury of Awards, Selection, Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit,NYC

1999-2002 Creator and Teacher - Sculpture Program East Side Middle School, NYC, Funded by Project Arts

1999 Art Teacher, After School Program Kids Club, P.S. 116, District 2, Manhattan

1996 "Kinderbox" Developed Construction Project for Children (and Parents) Barnes & Noble, NYC

1987 Mixed Media Specialist Learning to Read Through the Arts, P.S. 29, Bronx, NYC

1987 Workshops: “Wonderful World of Wood” The Children’s Museum of the Arts, Soho, NYC;

Paper Mache Bronx Museum, NYC

1985 - Present Lecturer and Tour Guide 4 Heads Governors Island Art Fair NY, Art Center of Northern NJ, Artists’ studio visits 41 Union Square, private artists’ studio visits, 92nd Street Y, Brandeis Women

1982 Initiator 41 Union Square Open Studios, NYC

 

PERFORMANCE ART

 

2001 - Present

• NYU Tisch School of the Arts, NYC

• Music Theatre International, NYC

• Material for the Arts, NYC

• Art from Detritus, NYC

• YW,Viridian Artists, NYC

• The Collage Assemblage Society, NYC

• Salmagundi Club, NYC

PRESS:

2015 Top Five Installations to See at Governors Island, Design and Trend

2015 Governors Island Art Fair, Re:Artiste

2012 The Art Blog: Fifth Annual Governor’s Island Art Fair – A whole lot of innocence and decay, by Elizabeth Johnson

 

MEDIA

 

1997 Making Art: Sustaining Oneself in a Cynical Environment Panel Discussion - Barnes & Noble, NYC

1996 Independent Art Film (Untitled, in production) Actress, Composer, Lyricist

1989 Artists of Union Square Interview, Channel 31, Polish Television Network

 

AFFILIATION

Carter Burden Gallery

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition

Hullaballoo Collective

14 Sculptors Gallery, NYC

Pleiades Gallery, NYC

The Collage Assemblage Society

Komar & Melamid, Member, School of Bayonne

Salmagundi Club, NYC

Viridian Artists

The Pen & Brush, Inc., NYC

 

EDUCATION

 

Norman Raeben, Carnegie Hall Studios, NYC

Bruce Dorfman, Masters Class, NYC,

NYU, B.A. 1962

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