Beckett Berning

Beckett R. Berning was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1963. She earned a Fine Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Post-Baccalaureate teaching degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. For the past five years she has been teaching art in public schools. Ms. Berning has exhibited her work in Wisconsin, Michigan and Oregon. ARTIST'S STATEMENT My print series was done while I was studying in Florence, Italy. Although the Italian landscape was a rich influence, each print was also an attempt to create a serene place. I am very interested in using color and value as a way to deafen the cacophony of living. EXHIBITION RESUME 1993 Oxbow - Art Institute of Chicago: Raku pottery showing, Saugatuck, Michigan 1992 AGA Center for Visual Arts: State wide juried show of handmade paper art, Appleton, Wisconsin 1991 Haystack Art School: Four person showing of two and three dimensional handmade paper, Cannon Beach, Oregon 1990 Marnie Pottery Gallery-Artwalk: One woman showing of watercolor paintings, Milwaukee, Wisconsin November, 1996
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