Edith Bergstrom AWS, NWS
Abbreviated Résumé


Pomona College, 1963 Applied Art Major

Stanford University, 1964 - Master of Arts (Studied with Richard Diebenkorn)


(selected from 19)

Watercolor: See For Yourself, by Mary Carhartt Grumbacher

Explaining Painting, by Gerald Brommer & Nancy Klinne, Davis Publications Inc.

American Artist magazine, "Watercolor Page", January, 1982

Museum Collections

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Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts (California Palace of the Legion of Honor), San Francisco

Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

The Mary Baker Eddy Library Museum/Art Gallery, Boston

Montgomery Art Center and Museum, Pomona College, Claremont, CA

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, Utah

Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA

San Jose Museum of Art, CA

Springfield Museum of Art, Missouri Museum Associates Purchase

Solo Shows

(selected from 25; click on images to enlarge)

A Gallery, Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA

Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

Capricorn Galleries, Bethesda, MD

Louis Newman, Galleries, Beverly Hills

Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose, CA

San Mateo County Arts Council Gallery, Belmont, CA

The Center for the Performing Arts (sponsored by the San Jose Museum of Art)

Invitational Group Exhibitions

(selected from 18 invitational shows)

Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA

Museum of Science and Industry, Los Angeles

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum, Logan, UT

Montgomery Art Center and Museum, Pomona College, Claremont, CA

San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

Competition Group Shows

(selected from more than 125; click on images to enlarge)

American Artist Magazine National Competitions: In 1985, One of ninety nine chosen out of a field of 13,000 by Janet Fish, Hilton Brown, James Cox and M. Stephen Doherty

American Watercolor Society’s 116th Annual, NY, NY, The Carl Folke Sahlin monetary Award

Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri, Walter Stevens Memorial Award, Juror, Carolyn Brady

Sierra Nevada Museum of Art Annual (Open to residents of 11 Western states) Juried by Helene Fried, Curator, San Francisco Art Institute, Exhibition Award

National Watercolor Society, 62nd Annual Exhibition, Laguna Beach Museum of Art: Selected for the San Diego Watercolor Society Cash Award, Juror, Henry Hopkins, former Director San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Utah State University, Thirteenth Annual Watercolor West, Logan, UT

National Watercolor Society 64th Annual, Brea CA, Crescent Cardboard Co Purchase Award, $1,000, Juror, Joseph Raphael

Memberships by Election