Helen Berggruen

artist artwork
BORN
1945 San Francisco, California

EDUCATION
1963-67 Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, BA










SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 Helen Berggruen: Paintings at New Resource Bank, San Francisco, CA
2015 Helen Berggruen: Time & Tempo, Christie’s, London, England
2014 Dialogue, Galerie Deschler, Berlin, Germany
2013 Helen Berggruen: A Restless Harmony, George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2013 Open Window: Objects, Rooms & Landscapes, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Helen Berggruen: Itinerant Regionalist, George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009 House and Home, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
Haus und Landschaft ("House and landscape"), Galerie Mutter Fourage, Berlin
2007 I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
2006 Elkader Art Center, Elkader, Iowa
2004 I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
2003 Galerie Mutter Fourage, Berlin, Germany
2002 Le Monde de l’Intérieur, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
2000 Paintings From France and England, I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
1999 Recent Paintings, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
1997 Berggruen & Zevi Ltd., London, England
1996 Recent Paintings, I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
Vehicules a Paris, Alliance Française, San Francisco, CA
Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
1993 Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
Recent Paintings, I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
1987 Watercolor + Printed + K488 + 108 Squares, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1985 The Diner, Yountville, CA
1984 John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1983 The Diner, Yountville, CA
1981 The Diner, Yountville, CA
1975 Napa Valley Theater, Yountville, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 Artistic Visions of the Golden Gate Bridge, George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010 Summer Reading, George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009 Everyone Loves Good News, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Midwestern Visions, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA
2005 Legion Arts, Cedar Rapids, IA
2003 Color Form & Figure, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2002 Season Ticket, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
2001 Contemporary American Realism III, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
1997 Ornament & Landscape, Apex Art, New York, NY
1996 Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
1995 Summer, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
Twenty-five Years, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1994 Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
Images Gallery, Toledo, OH
1994 I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1993 Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
Steven Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Self Portraits, Edith Caldwell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1992 Works on Loan from the John Berggruen Gallery, I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
1991 Napa Valley Museum, Yountville, CA
Steven Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Louis Stern Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Oberon Gallery, Napa, CA
1990 J. Noblett Gallery, Boyes Hot Springs, CA
1988 Works on Paper, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1984 Gallery Madison 90, New York, NY

COMMISSIONS
1998 Bridges of Napa Valley, Napa Valley Heritage Fund, CA
1996 Tomatina, triptych for Real Restaurants, St. Helena, CA
1988 Tra Vigne Banquet Room Series, St. Helena, CA

COLLABORATION
1997 A Passing Reference, watercolor, engraving, and type, with writer and printer, Emily McVarish, London
1990 108 Squares with letterpress printer, Emily McVarish, Yountville, CA

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Ms. Toni Atkinson, Colorado
Ms. Nancy Baker, New York, NY
Mr. Richard Barr, New York, NY
Mr. & Mrs. John Berggruen, California
Beringer Vineyards, St. Helena, CA
Mr. and Mrs. John Bryan, California
Mrs. and Mrs. Klaus and Ulla Bölling, Berlin, Germany
Dr. and Mrs. Robert E. Carroll, New York
Cedar Rapids Art Museum, Iowa
Chemical Bank of New York
Commerce Bancshares, Missouri
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Ford Coppola, California
General Electric Company, Connecticut
Ms. Maggy Geiger, New York
Mr. Chan Gordon, North Carolina
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Grace, St. Helena, CA
Ms. Victoria Hochberg, California
Kaplan McLaughin Diaz Architects, San Francisco, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Lorch, Pennsylvania
Mustards Grill, Yountville, CA
Ms. Elizabeth Owens, California
Mr. Paul & The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Edward E. Robbins, Florida
Mr. F. Dan Scrimger, Toronto
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Shapiro, Vermont
Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri
Mr. and Mrs. Whitney Smith, Texas
Mr. Peter Vermilye, Massachusetts
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wilson, California
Tra Vigne, St. Helena, CA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2013 Smith, Robert. “Helen Berggruen: ‘The Open Window: Objects, Rooms and Landscapes’, New York Times, Art in Review, May 17, p. C24
2010 Clark, Erin. “The Colors of Helen Berggruen”, Art Works Magazine, Fall, pp. 62-69
2009 Sonnenburg, Gisela. “Helen Berggruen Paints Against Speed”, Berliner Morgenpost, October 24
2009 Ruthe, Ingeborg. “Helen in Luck”, Berliner Zeitung, October 13, p. 3
2009 Schlachter, Luise. “They Seem close to Van Gogh, But they are all Berggruen Originals” Bilt,
October 20, p. 7
2008 “Local Color”, Iowa City Press Citizen, November
2003 vonDuehren, C. ”Berggruen. Seht her, das hat meine Tochter gemalt”, Bilt, Oct 13, p. 7
2003 B Z Berlin, October 7
2003 Conrad, Andrea. “Oh, mein Papa”, Der Tagesspiegel, October 6, p.11
2003 Meixner, Christiane. ”Helen Berggruen’s Gardens”, Berliner Morgenpost, October 7, p.13
2000 Cover and portfolio, The Gettysburg Review, Summer (V.13 N.2).
1999 "Art Guide", The New York Times, Friday, May 14, 1999, E38.
"Art Guide: Galleries", The New York Times, Friday, August 6, 1999, p. E38.
1996 “Bay City Best,” San Francisco Examiner Magazine, February 18
Cover, Nob Hill Gazette, San Francisco, March
1995 Twenty-Five Years, (exh. cat.) John Berggruen Gallery
1994 “West Coast Wave,” Sutro, D., VNR
1993 “Self-Portraits,” Zyzzyva Journal, Fall Issue
Brown, Kenneth."Big Apple," Courier Lifestyles, October 25, 1992, pp. 27-28.
1992 A Celebration of Women Artists, Golden Turtle Press
Still Life,” Image Magazine, San Francisco Sunday Examiner, June
1990 Turin, David. “Painting Portions,” St. Helena Star, June 7
1989 “Artists’ Assemblage,” House and Garden, September
1988 Works on Paper, (exh. cat.) John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
1984 Legionnaire, The Drawing Legion, Iowa City