The Arcane Collection

By Lisa Bergh

March 15 – April 8, 2010

Artists' Talk:
Wednesday, March 17th at 3-5 pm

The Arcane Collection by Lisa Bergh
Sculptures of Wonder, Myth and Fabricated Phenomena.

The Arcane Collection reflects my ongoing interest in:

The poetics of mystery, beauty, and the grotesque
Art as artifact and experience
The intersection of myth, metaphor, history and science
The phenomenon of human reproduction, disease; and the psychology of the body and natural world

I am grateful for trips to science and history museums with my seven year old son. His infectious enthusiasm for archeology and science has had a significant influence on the resources and methodologies utilized in my art practice.


Lisa Bergh holds an MFA in Spatial Arts from San Jose State University and a BFA in printmaking from the University of Arizona. In addition to her own studio practice, she serves as Co-Director of ARThouse, a phantom, residential venue specializing in contemporary art and ideas. View Lisa's art resume here.

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