Petronella van den Berg.com
Sculptor & Acrylic painter

.......... Curriculum Vitae .........

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Education:

2012       Brian Simons, Acrylic Workshop - Penticton, BC

2010 - 2011 Several workshops Acrylic painting - Penticton

2003 Sculpture symposium, Westbank, BC - with sculptor: Jock Hildebrand, Graham Pettman, Karl Ciesluk

2003 Robyn Lake - Exploration with colour - workshop, Naramata, BC

2000 - 2001 Cultural Centre De Gruitpoort - Doetinchem, Netherlands - with the Dutch sculptor/artist, Josef Kemperman

1999 Connie de Graaf Studio - Dutch Sculptor - workshop stone carving, Nijmegen, Netherlands

1997 - 1998 Studied stone carving with South African artists, Alexander Makai and Wilfred Tempo from Zimbabwe

1990 - 1995 Academy of the Art - Zutphen, Netherlands - double studio major: Painting and Sculpture

REPRESENTED BY
  • Fathom Stone Art Gallery, 114-4293 Mountain Sq. Hilton Art Gallery Row, Whistler, BC
  • Martin Street Art & Music Gallery, 205 Martin St. Penticton, BC

Award Winning

  • First Prize and Award Winning 7 Sculptures - Artvita's 2nd Contemporary Art MastersWorld Wide Contest, July 2012 - USA
  • Received an Honorable Mention, Sculpture & 3-dimensional mixed media 2nd contest on Artavita,  for the Sculpture Strength, 2013 USA
  • Received an Honorable Mention for the sculpture Behind Every Successful Man Stands a Strong Woman, the 8th contest on Artavita, 2014 USA
  • Received an Honorable Mention of PALM ART AWARD 2014 - Germany
  • Received an Certificate of Excellence for the work Sisterhood, online contest, September 2014 USA
Exhibitions:
  • Ok Wihistler Stop B&B, Naramata, BC. June 2015 - May 2017
  • Art Studio & Gallery: UNIQUE, Naramata, BC. May 2002 - June 2015
  • The Cove Lakeside Resort, West Kelowna, BC, Perfect Palate Event  - October 2014
  • Laquna Beach, California - June 2014 - October 2014
  • Art Studio & Gallery: UNIQUE, Naramata, BC - May 2014 – October 2014
  • Santa Fe, New Mexico- January 2012 - April 2013 - Canyon Road Contemporary Gallery 
  • The Cove Lakeside Resort, West Kelowna, BC, Perfect Palate Event  - October - 2012
  • Local Naramata Bench Winery Moraine, BC, July 2012 - October 2012
  • Art Studio & Gallery: UNIQUE, Naramata, BC One Woman Show January 2012 - December 2013
  • Sculpture & ARTE functional 2012- The Wandering gallery , Vernon, BC April 18 - April 21 2012
  • Sculpture & ARTE functional 2011- The Wandering gallery , Vernon, BC October 27 - October 30 2011
  • Art Walk - Winfield - September 2011
  • ASHPA NAIRA Gallery, Vernon, BC - 3 Artistas, 3 women and 3 perspectives - May 2010 - April 2011 
  • Group exhibition; with the Artists of the Naramata Arts Studio - October, 2008; Naramata Comm. Church Hall, BC
  • Art Studio & Gallery: UNIQUE, Naramata, BC - Group exhibition with the Painters; Barry Rafuse, Philip Coleman, Darcy Polny, Wood turner Keith Harvey, and Potter Sophia Zang May - November 2008
  • The Station House Gallery - Williams Lake, BC - Solo exhibition “ I’m A Rock” May 2008
  • Grace Vancouver Church - Vancouver, BC – Group exhibition “Converging” - February 2008
  • Lang Vineyards - Naramata - Group exhibition with the Naramata Arts Studio - October 2007 - May 2008
  • Art Studio & Gallery: UNIQUE, Naramata, BC Group exhibition with the Painters; Yvonne Goldberg, Janice Blackie-Goodine, Eben van Renen, Will Enns, Potter Sophia Zang and Wood turner Keith Harvey, July - October 2007
  • Art Studio Will Enns, Summerland, BC Group exh. Will Enns, Janice Blackie-Goodine, Sophia Zang May 2007
  • Summerland Art Gallery, with Sculptor Frances Keifer Bezeau, April - May 2007
  • Group exhibition with the Artists of the Naramata Arts Studio; Naramata Comm. Church Hall, BC October 2006
  • Art Gallery of the South Okanagan - Penticton, BC  - Group exhibition with the instructors of the Okanagan School of the Arts, Penticton, BC July - September 2006
  • Art Gallery of the South Okanagan – Penticton, March - May 2006
  • Gallery Sculptures in Progress - The Rotary Centre for the Arts - Kelowna -December 2005 -  February 2006
  • Sonoran Estate Winery - Summerland, BC - Van den Berg’s solo show - December 2005
  • Art Studio & Gallery: UNIQUE - Naramata, BC - Petronella’ s solo show - October 2005 - January 2006
  • Naramata Comm. Church Hall - Naramata, BC - Group exhibition  Naramata Arts Studio, October 2005
  • Art Walk - Winfield - September 2005
  • Art and Business Council Westside Society - Artist Studio Tour-Westbank, BC September 2005
  • Okanagan Thompson Int. Sculpture Soc. - Westbank, BC Arts Fair Gellatly Nut Farm – September 2005
  • Naramata Bench Vineyards - Naramata, BC - Naramata Bench Tail Gate Party – September 2005
  • Art Studio & Gallery: UNIQUE, Naramata, BC - Group Ex. Kelowna Sculptors Network Soc. May - October 2005
  • Naramata Elementary School - Naramata, BC - May 2005
  • Naramata Comm. Church Hall - Naramata, BC - Group exhibition Naramata Arts Studio, September - October 2004
  • Summerhill Winery - Kelowna, BC - Mozart Festival - July 2004
  • Art Gallery of the South Okanagan - Penticton, BC - Group exhibition Naramata Arts Studio, July - August 2004
  • Naramata Comm. Church Hall - Naramata, BC - Group exhibition with the Naramata Arts Studio, October 2003
  • Naramata Heritage Inn & Spa - Naramata, BC - Hotel exhibit - 2003
  • Organisation Victim Care Netherlands - Doetinchem, Netherlands - Solo exhibition, January - May 2002
  • Cultural Centre De Gruitpoort - Doetinchem, Netherlands - Group exhibition with students, July 2001