2013 Visual Arts
Niki Berg: Art work
Niki Berg is a native New Yorker and lives on the Upper West Side. Using photography to investigate and document life from birth to death. Her work is driven by intuition regarding the cycle of life, touching on the joy of aging, illness, and generations. Her photographs hold an elegant intensity while she contemplates difficult subject matter. The intimate self-portraits during her journey with Breast Cancer, frequently included her family. These images are truthful and direct, while her other photographs are more poetic. Niki’s project’s also investigate the dynamics of family relationship with a particular interest in mothers and daughters. Many of her projects can be viewed on her website: http://www.nikiberg.com/
Berg is a recipient of numerous awards. She was chosen to participate in ART CART: SAVING THE LEGACY in 2012-13. Other awards include the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, first received for “A Gate Unfastened” followed by “When Death Comes” which also received the Annenberg Medical Art Award. Niki has been a fellow at Yaddo and The MacDowell Colony. Berg has exhibited at The Berkshire Museum, The Parrish Art Museum, The New York Public Library to name a few. Internationally she has exhibited in Tokyo, Germany and Italy.
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