Carrie Bergman
  • Female
  • United States
  • artist
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Drawing, Painting, Video, Digital Media, Fiber, Sound/Music, Other
Artist Statement/Bio
I invent little stories and situations, and illustrate them with songs and pictures.

These days I mostly paint little landscapes that are dreamy peepholes into distant places, and some bigger pictures about communication between animals and trees and water and things. I like to paint stories about communication between people, animals, landscapes and other elements of nature (rocks, water, wind, the weather, etc). I am also working on a costume and video project, filming short stories of invented mythical and magical woodland creatures.

I am often inspired by nature, most especially “desolate” northern landscapes of subarctic tundra and taiga. Most of my pictures take place in imaginary northern settings. I’m also drawn to themes that involve ghosts, monsters, the unexplainable, spirits and other elements of the supernatural, as well as angst-y themes of love, loss, and mortality.

More specifically, I use a lot of imagery (both lyrically and visually) involving horses, digging, signaling, and stormy weather.

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Carrie Bergman: Drawings and Paintings at White Square Fine Books & Art

December 10, 2011 from 6pm to 8pm
Dec 10, 2011
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Dec 10, 2011
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Oct 4, 2011
Carrie Bergman might attend Northampton Arts Council's event

Landscape:Scene and Unseen CALL FOR ENTRY at hosmer gallery

May 1, 2009 at 6pm to August 3, 2009 at 4pm
Sep 3, 2009
Carrie Bergman posted photos
Jun 16, 2009
Carrie Bergman is now a member of Valley Art Share
May 1, 2009

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Field Notes: An Afternoon of Storytelling at The Academy of Music Theater, Northampton

November 18, 2018 from 2pm to 4pm
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