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New York, New York


Art Center School of Design, Los Angeles, CA; U.C.L.A.


Karpeles Manuscript Library & Museum, “Women and Plants of the Bible”
Santa Barbara, CA
Marshall LeKae Gallery, “No Place to Go-Homeless in America”, Scottsdale, AZ
LA Artcore, “Retrospective” Los Angeles, CA
Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA
Sylvia Plotkin Judaica Museum, Scottsdale, AZ
West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, Arizona
LA Artcore Brewery Annex, (tandem solo), Los Angeles, CA
Marshall Gallery, (tandem solo), Scottsdale, AZ, 2003
Art at El Paseo Square Gallery, Palm Desert, CA, (tandem solo)
LA Artcore Center, Los Angeles, CA
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, Buffalo, New York
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
University of Judaism, “Natura Naturata”, Los Angeles, CA (tandem solo)
A Shenere Velt Gallery, Workmen’s Circle “Homeless”, Los Angeles, CA
Mary Paxon Gallery, “No Place To Go", City of Norwalk, CA
LA Artcore Center, “Recent Landscapes”, Los Angeles, CA
Heritage Gallery, “Summer Landscapes" (tandem solo) CA
“No Place To Go”, Senior Eye Gallery, Long Beach, CA, 1980, 1978
University of Fairfield, “No Place To Go”, Fairfield, Connecticut
L.A. Artcore Brewery Annex, (tandem solo), Los Angeles, CA
Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, Indiana
Heritage Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1979, 1970, 1968, 1966, 1964
University of Judaism, Los Angeles, CA (tandem solo)
Adelle M. Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 1986 (tandem solo)
West Los Angeles City Hall Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
L.A. Festival, Granada Building, Los Angeles, CA
Jewish Federation Galleries, Los Angeles, CA "Home Sweet Home" Exhibit
International Contemporary Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA
Design West, Los Angeles, CA (tandem solo)
Faces of the Homeless, Capitol Building, Sacramento, CA
Paintings of the Homeless, Bridge Gallery, City Hall, Los Angeles, CA
Moosart Gallery, Miami, Florida
Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1982
Riverside Art Center and Museum, Riverside, CA
Mendenhall Gallery, Whittier College, Whittier, CA
Museum of North Orange County, Fullerton, CA
Challis Galleries, Laguna Beach, CA
Comara Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Konstsalongen Kavaletten, Uppsala, Sweden, 1972
Sodertalje Konsthall, Jarnagatan, Sweden
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA
Roberts Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Santa Monica Library, Santa Monica, CA
Little Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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American Jewish University, JAI/Jerusalem Biennale2015, LA exhibition: “7,567MI”, Los Angeles, CA
Leslie Sacks Fine Art, “Women’s Art Now” - benefit for Women’s Voices Now, Brentwood, CA
American Jewish University, “Celebrating Pacific Standard Time 1945-1980,”
Los Angeles, CA
Hebrew Union College, (7 artists) L’chi lach, on your journey I will bless you...
Long Beach Museum of Art, “A Light in the Shadow-Decades of Art by Women”
American Jewish University, “The LA Story”, Los Angeles, CA
Hebrew Union College, New York, NY, “The LA Story” (9 artists)
International Exchange Show: Crosscurrent, LA Artcore and Brewery Annex, CA
Valley Inst. of Visual Art, “Women of a Certain Age”
6 women artists (part of Celebration of the Achievement of Women Artists)
West Valley Art Museum, “Arizona Treasures”, Surprise, AZ
Costello/Childs Contemporary, Inaugural Exhibit, Phoenix, AZ
UCLA and USC Hillel Galleries, “Makor/Source” Jewish Artists Initiative, CA
Kitakyushu Municipal Museum, Kitakyushu, Japan
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, “Passion/Passover” Los Angeles, CA
Santa Monica Museum, “Incognito”, Santa Monica, CA
Finegood Art Gallery, “Nature”, Jewish Fed. Valley Alliance, West Hills, CA
Los Angeles World Airports Exhibit “How To Look At Art” Ontario Airport, CA
Jewish Federation, “Too Jewish, Not Jewish Enough”, Los Angeles, CA
LA Artcore International Exchange Exhibition, “Crosscurrents”, Los Angeles, CA
Orlando Gallery, “Femme, Female, Feminism”, So CA Womens’ Caucus , Encino, CA
Fukuoka Prefectural Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Kitakyushu Municipal Museum, Kitakyushu, Japan
Four Perspectives, Double Vision Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Second International Contemporary Art Fair, BGH Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
“Eight From Costa Rica”, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, CA
4th Los Angeles International Art Festival, Palm Desert, CA,
50th Anniversary of Israel, Arnold Ashkenazy Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
4th Los Angeles International Art Festival, Los Angeles, CA
University of Judaism, Platt Gallery, Fine Arts Council, Los Angeles, CA
West '96 Art & The Law, West Publishing Co. 1 year travel U.S. 1993,'91, '84
Huntington Beach Arts Center, Inaugural Exhibit, "Communities, CA
LA Artcore, "Inscapes/Landscapes", 7 artists, Los Angeles, CA
Jewish Artists of Southern CA, Wilshire Blvd Temple, Los Angeles, CA, 1992
Women of the Bible, Biblical Art Center, Dallas, TX
Purim Mask Invitational, Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, 1991
Questions of Concern, Century Gallery, Sylmar, CA (four artists)
SC/WCA “Forbidden Language, Beauty & Culture”, U.S.C., CA
California Realism John Wayne Airport Terminal, Costa Mesa, CA
Permanent Collection, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
International Contemporary Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA
Hunger 1990's, Square House Museum, Panhandle, TX (3 yr travel U.S.
Long Beach Museum Rental Gallery, Flowers Exhibition, (9 artists) CA
Vital Images, Finegood Art Gallery, West Hills, CA
National Women Artists Centennial Celebration, Travel Exhibition, India
Muliebritas, 8 Women Artists,Boritzer/Gray Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca
Reality is Not a Pretty Picture, Long Beach Art Association GAllery, CA
Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA Homes-Homeless Exhibit
Miller Gallery, Palm Desert, CA (four painters), 1988
Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA 1987
American Watercolors, Chateau de Tours, Tours, France
L.A. Spectrum (five artists) Century Gallery, Sylmar, CA
California Romantics, Brand Library, Glendale, CA
There's No Place Like Home, SPARC, Venice, CA
Elaine Horwitch Galleries, Sedona, Arizona
Gentlemen's Choice Exhibit, Woman's Building, Los Angeles, CA
Five Fine Painters, University of Judaism, Los Angeles, CA
Expose V111, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Rental Gallery) CA
American Watercolors, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
Harcourts Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
The Spiritual in Contemporary Art, Thinking Eye Gallery, CA
Flower Imagery in Art, Downey Art Museum, Downey, CA
Time Out Sport and Leisure in America Today, Tampa Museum, Florida
Brea Civic and Cultural Center, Human Interest Exhibit, Brea, CA
National Watercolor Invitational, Zaner Gallery, Rochester, New York
Palm Springs Desert Museum, L.A./9, Los Angeles, CA
L.A. As Seen By L.A. Artists, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Woman's Building, L.A./9, Los Angeles, CA
Boise State University Gallery, L.A./9 Boise, Idaho
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, 1977
100 Current Directions of Southern CA Art, Los Angeles, Institute
of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
California Hawaii Bicentennial, San Diego, CA
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, 1966, 1965, 1963
Women Painters East West, Pacificulture Museum, Pasadena, CA
New Grafton Gallery, London, England, 1972
San Francisco Museum of Art, National Drawing Exhibition, CA
25 CA Women of Art, Lytton Center of Visual Arts,
Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, PA, 1964
Long Beach Museum Annuals, Long Beach, CA 1963, 1962
Frye Museum, Seattle, Washington, 1965
Purdue University, Indiana
Los Angeles County Museum Annual, Los Angeles, CA

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LA RISING (featured artist) SoCal Artists Before 1980 by Lyn Kienholz
VIVA Gallery, “Women of a Certain Age,” 6 Women Artists, (part of Celebration of Achievement of Women Artists)
Fellowship for The Julia and David White Art Colony, Costa Rica
West '96 Art and the Law, Purchase Awards, 1996, '93, '91 West Publishing Co.
National Watercolor Society Juried Membership Annual, $500.00 Cash Award
Bravo Award Nominee, Achievements in the Arts, 1991-1992
Documentary Video "Not In My Neighborhood", Producer, Iraj Shadaram
California Community Foundation, Brody Arts Fund Fellowship Award
JTN-Pixtion Production, Community, L.A., "The Homeless"
"Trouble in Paradise" Documentary Video by Gary Glazer, featuring
Pat Berger's "Homeless Series" paintings, received Emmy award
NBC-TV, Channel 4 special by Laurel Erickson on PAT BERGER
and her work of "Tent City and the Homeless"
Watercolor U.S.A. Honor Society, Lifetime Member
Art Showcases Award, Brand XV, Printmakers of Southern California
Watercolor U.S.A. Purchase and Patron Awards, 1977, 1965
National Watercolor Society Annual, Purchase Award
San Diego National Watercolor Society Annual, Jurors Award
Los Angeles All City Annual, Barnsdall Park, Purchase Award, 1969 HM 1967
National Watercolor Society, Lifetime Honorary Member, past president
La Mirada Fiesta De Artes, California, Purchase Award
All California San Diego Guild, Purchase Award
Ford Foundation, Purchase Award

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Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, Peter Trippi, April, 2013
(Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum Exhibit by Pat Berger)
LA RISING SoCal Artists Before 1980 by Lyn Kienholz
Celebrating Pacific Standard Time, 1945-1980, American Jewish Museum
Online Review by Rene DeLoffre, October, 2011
SANTA MONICA The Art of Summer by Jeffrey Crussell, Crussell Fine Arts
PAT BERGER 50 year Retrospective, booklet, LA Artcore Center
Catalog for “The LA Story” Hebrew Union College, New York, curator Laura Kruger, essay by Matthew Baigell
Art Scene, “Women of a Certain Age” by Bill Laserow, cover, write-up and Artscene Visual Radio, January
JEWISH ART IN AMERICA by Matthew Baigell, published by Rowman & Littlefield
Catalog for “Passion/Passover” by Gordon Fuglie,
exhibit at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, “Artists of Faith Interpret Holy Days
LA Weekly, Best Bet by Peter Frank, September
Santa Barbara News-Press, January 20, Art and action on the street,
Art review by Josef Woodard
Santa Barbara Independent, November 23, Best Bet Art, Assia Mortensen
Valley Life, Los Angeles Times, July 28, Josef Woodard, Art and Nature Entwined
The Tico Times, Costa Rica, August 6, by Susan Hall Liang
Los Angeles International Art Festival 1997, Catalog (Lantern of the East)
Senior Eye Gallery, "No Place To Go", brochure essay, Shirle Gottlieb
THE BEST OF WATERCOLOR 2, Schlemm & Webster, Rockport Publishers
THE BEST OF WATERCOLOR, PAINTING LIGHT & SHADOW, Rockport
Publishers, Schlemm/Doherty
Connecticut Post, "Artist With a Cause" Phyllis Boros, Jan.14
Fairfield Citizen News, "No Place To Go, Homeless in America" Jan 17
Fairfield Minuteman, "No Place To Go", Meredith Guinness, Jan 4
THE BEST OF WATERCOLOR, Schlemm & Nicholas, Rockport Press Pub.
The Evansville Press, Sandra Knipe, Jan 26, 1995, Evansville, IN Who's Who In America, 49th Edition, Marquis Who's Who
Who's Who In The West, 25th Edition, Marquis Who's Who
Who's Who in American Art, 21st Edition, R.R. Bowker, 1986
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, Politics and Political Culture, West Publ. Co.
DRAMATIZE YOUR PAINTINGS WITH TONAL VALUES, Carole Katchen,
Northlight Publishing Company (featured artist)
Visions Magazine, Fall 1993, Profile Story by J.S.M. Willette
WATERCOLOR SCHOOL, Hazel Harrison, Quarto Pub. Reader Digest Book The Jewish Journal, A Passover Exhibition, 5 artists, April 9-15
West '93 Art and The Law, West Publishing Co., Catalog
Santa Monica Outlook, Art and the Law Exhibit, Loyola Law School, Oct 22
Heritage Newspaper, Rabbi Wm Kramer, Dec 13
The Desert Sun, Joe Myer, Aug 16
The Artist's Magazine, "Generating Energy in Acrylics", C Katchen, Aug.
West '91 Art and the Law, West Publishing Co., Catalog
Gavel, Bi Monthly Magazine, State Bar Association North Dakota (Cover)
Tikkun, Bimonthly Jewish Critique, reproduction, July/August
Who's Who in the West, 23rd Edition, 1986
Vital Images Exhibition, So CA Women's Caucus for the Arts, Catalog
Hunger 1990's: Not By Bread Alone, Square House Museum
Panhandle, Texas, Educational Video and Catalog
Volume II Premier Edition International Catalog of Contemporary Art
B'nai B'rith Calendar, Jewish Women Artists
American Album, compiled by Ellouise Schoettler, Archives
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Los Angeles Times, Reality is Not a Pretty Picture, Shauna Snow
Hebrew University, Skirball Museum Fall Calendar
International Database of Contemporary Art
California Art Review, American References Publishing Co
EXPLORING PAINTING, Brommer & Kinne, Davis Publications
Woman's Building, Anniversary Edition, Fifteen Years and Growing
The Jewish Journal, Homeless on Purpose, Leo Noonan
THE CALIFORNIA ROMANTICS, Harbingers of Watercolorism, R. Perine
The Reader, Critic's Choice, Marge Bulmer, May 30
Downtown News, Suzanne Lummis, June 14
Artweek, Marge Bulmer, June 14
Downtown News, Suzanne Lummis, The Spiritual in Contemporary Art
The Miami Herald, May 16, 1985, Best Bet, Calendar
American Watercolor, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan, Catalog
Brand XV Catalog, Graphic Prints
Time Out Sport and Leisure in America Today, Catalog, Tampa Mus FL
West '84 Art and the Law, West Publishing Co Catalog, 1983
Los Angeles Times, Robert Pincus
Light, Illusion and Reality, Riverside Art Center Exhibit,
Hazel Simon, Press-Enterprise
Los Angeles Times, Olympic Mural, Central Adult High School, R Pincus
The Register, Roger Lewis
Zaner Gallery, New York, Watercolor Catalog
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Catalog L.A./9 Exhibit
Art Voices South Magazine, July-August, Betje Howell
Palm Springs Life Magazine, November, 1970, December
Evening Outlook, 1979, 1965, Betje Howell
Artweek, L.A./9, Neil Menzies
Los Angeles Times, 1974, 1970, 1968, 1966, William Wilson
Residential Interiors Magazine, January-February
Hollywood Daily News, November, Curt Opliger
Israel Today, November-December Geraldine Sides
Los Angeles Free Press, Alex Apostolides
OIL PAINTING, TECHNIQUES AND MATERIALS, Joseph Mugnaini
Citizen News, Jeanne Good
Los Angeles Times, Constance Perkins

ORGANIZATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS

L.A. Artcore, former Vice President, Board of Directors, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Unified School District, Instructor Painting and Drawing, (1971-2003)
Watercolor USA Honor Society, Member, Past Board Officer
National Watercolor Society Life Member, Past President
Fine Arts Council, University of Judaism, Los Angeles, CA
Jewish Artists’ Initiative of Southern California

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS (Selected)

The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, Buffalo, New York (12 paintings, Homeless Series, in permanent gallery space of their own)
The West Collection, University of Minneapolis Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Julia and David White Artists’ Colony, Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, Minnesota
Polk County Bank, Bolivar, Missouri
Downey Museum of Art, Downey CA
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Ahmanson Collection, Home Savings and Loan Assoc, Los Angeles, CA
Sodertalje Konsthall, Sweden
City of La Mirada Collection, La Mirada, CA
Gibson, Dunn and Krutcher, Law Firm, Los Angeles, CA
Commodore Savings Association, Dallas, Texas
Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg, Tunney and Phillips, Law Firm, Los Angeles, CA
Arquetectonica, Miami, Florida
Gibraltar Savings & Loan Assoc. Headquarters, Simi Valley, CA
Telephone Employees Credit Union, Pasadena, CA
Hallmark Cards, Kansas City, Missouri
Transamerica Insurance Company, Los Angeles, CA
Pacific Bell, Executive Floor, Los Angeles, CA
Denver Catholic Register, Denver, Colorado
Palmcrest House, Long Beach, CA
Eastern Columbia Properties, Alan Sieroty, Los Angeles, CA
Comtech Financial Corporation, Century City, CA
Harbor UCLA Medical Foundation, Torrance, CA
Hotel Lansdowne, Executive Conference Center, Washington, D.C.
Century Hill Associates, Century City, CA
Port of Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
University of Judaism, Los Angeles, CA
Kindel & Anderson Law Firm, Los Angeles, CA
Ziffren, Brittenham & Branca Law Firm, Los Angeles, CA
Big Horn Country Club, Palm Desert, CA
University of California Medical Building, Los Angeles, CA
Brandeis Institute, Simi Vallery, CA
Northwest Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Pasadena, CA
Signet Scientific Company, Los Angeles, CA
Zelle, Hofman, Voebel & Gett, Los Angeles, CA
Saban Entertainment Center, Los Angeles, CA



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