Leo Saul Berk


  • 10.20
  • Saturday 1–2 pm
    Leo Saul Berk with Yoko Ott and Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker
    Gallery Talk

Leo Saul Berk

Leo Saul Berk received a BFA from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, in 1997, and an MFA from the University of Washington in 1999. His work has been shown in a solo exhibition at the Bellevue Art Museum and in group exhibitions at the Frye Art Museum and the Henry Art Gallery, d.u.m.b.o. Arts Center in Brooklyn, Tacoma Art Museum, Marylhurst University in Portland, and California State University, Long Beach. Berk has been honored with grants and awards by the Seattle Art Commission, Artist Trust, and 4Culture and was the 2010 Artist Innovator recipient. His work has been published in Art in America, Art Ltd., Los Angeles Times, Modern Painters, The Seattle Times, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The Stranger, and Seattle Weekly, and has been acquired by such public collections as the Tacoma Art Museum, University of Washington, City of Seattle, King County, Amgen Corporation in Seattle, and the United States Department of Navy.


 

Mw [Moment Magnitude] is organized by the Frye Art Museum and curated by Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker, Joshua Kohl, Ryan Mitchell, Doug Nufer, and Yoko Ott. The exhibition is funded by the Frye Foundation with the generous support of Frye Art Museum members and donors. Sponsored by Frank Stagen, Nitze-Stagen, and Riddell Williams, it is supported by the Washington State Arts Commission, with funding—in part—by The Wallace Foundation, and by 4Culture and the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs. Seasonal support of the Frye Art Museum is provided by Canonicus Fund and ArtsFund.

Media sponsorship of Mw [Moment Magnitude] is by KUOW 94.9FM and The Stranger. Opening event sponsorship is by The Boeing Company.