Bergman, formerly Cheryl Bowers, is a well-known painter of large and sensuous canvases
that celebrate the world's beauty while confronting its darkness. First trained as a psychiatric
nurse in the late 1950's, she then lived in Europe before returning to California to complete
her MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute in 1973. Resume and unpublished papers available
She now lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she continues to paint, having resigned her
tenure as a full professor of art at UCSB Santa Barbara in 1994.
Her work is included in the collections of the National Gallery, Washington, D.C.; the Metropolitan
Museum of Art, New York; the Oakland Museum; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the
Orange County Museum of Art; and the San Diego Museum of Fine Art.
R E P R E S E N T A T I O N
R. B. Stevenson Gallery
7661 Girard, Suite 201, La Jolla CA 92037
325 West Huron, Chicago IL 60610
Linda Durham Contemporary Art
1101 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe NM